Recognized excellence

We have received many awards for our expertise. Some of our successes are listed below.

Awards

FIM USA is the fourth-ranked fund in its class in Morningstar’s comparison in 2016.

FIM USA is on the podium for its return for the year in Morningstar’s comparison of over 300 funds. In another fund comparison by Elite (the former Eufex), the FIM USA fund has ten points out of ten. Read more

FIM Rohto ranks among top performers in its European comparison group, 2016

According to Morningstar, the return of FIM Rohto has been the third-best in its group of 64 health funds. The one-year return puts FIM Rohto in second place. The fund is also performing well when measured by its three-year return, and FIM Rohto beats all funds, having a better return by its return in 2016 and its return for the last 12 months. The three-year volatility puts FIM Rohto third. Read more

FIM Orient Alpha is the best emerging market fund among European funds of hedge funds in 2015

Incisive Media gave FIM Orient Alpha the award for the best emerging market fund among European funds of hedge funds

Hertta Alava of FIM ranked among the 30 best fund managers globally

The financial research company Citywire has listed the 30 most successful fund managers of 2015. Hertta Alava, one of the two primary fund managers for the FIM Sahara equity fund, topped the global list in the category “Africa”.

FIM Fenno wins 2015 Lipper Fund Award

FIM Fenno was selected as the best-performing Nordic fund investing in Finnish shares over a period of three years.

FIM Real wins two 2015 Lipper Fund Awards

FIM Real was selected as the best-performing Nordic fund investing in euro-denominated, inflation-protected bonds over periods of three years and five years.

The best asset manager in Finland, 2014

In 2014, FIM Asset Management was voted as the best asset management company in Finland in the Extel survey for professionals in the investment sector. This annual survey is carried out by the research company Thomson Reuters.

Lipper Fund Award to FIM Real, 2014

FIM Real won the award for the best Nordic fund investing in euro-denominated, inflation-protected bonds over a period of three and five years.

Hertta Alava from FIM is selected among the top 20 fund managers in the world, 2014

The financial research company Citywire listed the 20 most successful fund managers for 2014. Hertta Alava, primary fund manager for the FIM Sahara equity fund topped the global list in the category of “Other developing markets”.

Johanna Juujärvi from FIM is awarded the best AAA rating by Citywire, 2014

The financial research company Citywire monitors more than 9,000 fund managers globally. Only 187 of them have been awarded the best AAA rating by the company.

FIM has the second best fund manager in the eurozone, 2013

FIM fund manager Jouni Salmenkivi came second in the Citywire comparison of the most successful fund managers focusing on eurozone government bonds. During the five-year review period, FIM Euro Fund generated a return of 34.45%.

FIM Euro: the best fund in its category, 2013

Morningstar selected FIM Euro as the best fund focusing on government bonds in 2012. This was the third consecutive win for FIM Euro.

FIM is the best Finnish provider of private banking services for business owners, 2013

FIM was selected as the best provider of private banking services for business owners. The award was presented by the esteemed bank and financing sector magazine Euromoney.

Two FIM fund managers among the best in the world, 2012

Jouni Salmenkivi and Janne Holtari were listed among the best fund managers in the world. The selection was made by Citywire, an international company specialising in assessing fund managers. Jouni Salmenkivi serves as primary fund manager for FIM Euro and FIM Yield Optimiser and as head of the FIM fixed-income team. Janne Holtari serves as primary fund manager for FIM Brands, FIM Union and FIM Vision.

FIM Euro: the best fund in its category, 2011

Morningstar selected FIM Euro as the best fund focusing on government bonds in 2011. This was the second consecutive win for the fund.

Lipper Fund Awards for FIM Russia and FIM Asset Management 70, 2011

FIM Russia and FIM Asset Management 70 were selected as the best funds marketed in the Nordic countries in their respective categories. FIM Russia was selected as the best equity fund investing in Russia over a period of three years, while FIM Asset Management 70 was the best aggressive mixed asset fund with a global scope over a period of three and five years.

Morningstar fund awards for FIM Russia and FIM Euro, 2011

FIM Russia and FIM Euro were selected as the best funds in their respective categories in Morningstar's annual fund comparison. FIM Russia was the best Russia-focused fund, while FIM Euro was the best fund focusing on government bonds.

Lipper Fund Awards for FIM Asset Management 30 and FIM Asset Management 70, 2010

FIM Asset Management 30 and FIM Asset Management 70 received awards as the best funds marketed in the Nordic countries in their respective categories. FIM Asset Management 30 was the best balanced mixed asset fund with a global scope over a period of three years, while FIM Asset Management 70 was the best aggressive mixed asset fund with a global scope over a period of three years.

Lipper Fund Awards for FIM Fenno, FIM Real, FIM Union and FIM Asset Management 30, 2009

FIM Fenno was selected as the best equity fund investing in Finland over a period of 10+ years, FIM Real was awarded as the best fund in the category “Bond Euro – Inflation Linked”, FIM Union was the best Equity Eurozone fund over a period of five years and FIM Asset Management 30 was acknowledged as the best mixed asset fund with a global scope.

FIM is the second best fund management company in Finland, 2008

FIM came second in Arvopaperi magazine’s ranking of Finnish fund management companies in September 2008.

FIM has the best asset allocation fund manager in Finland, 2008

Markku Kaloniemi from FIM was named the best asset allocation fund manager in Finland in a peer poll by Arvopaperi magazine in September 2008.

Lipper Fund Awards for FIM Union and FIM Vision, 2008

FIM Union and FIM Vision won highly valued Lipper Fund Awards in March 2008. FIM Union was considered the best Nordic eurozone fund over a period of three and five years, while FIM Vision won the award for the best fund in the Equity Europe Small and Mid Caps category over a period of three years.

Lipper Fund Award for FIM Union, 2007

In February 2007, FIM Union won the award for the best Nordic eurozone fund over a period of five years.

FIM has the best portfolio manager in Finland, 2006

Markku Kaloniemi from FIM was selected as the best portfolio manager in Finland in a survey conducted by Arvopaperi magazine in 2006.

FIM has the best portfolio manager in Finland, 2005

Markku Kaloniemi from FIM was selected as the best portfolio manager in Finland in a survey conducted by Talouselämä magazine in 2005.

FIM is the best fund management company in Finland, 2005

In February 2005, FIM was named the best fund management company in Finland in a study conducted by Taloustutkimus.

FIM shares second place in a vote for the best fund manager for institutional investors in Finland, 2003

FIM tied second in a survey by Scandinavian Financial Research regarding the best institutional fund managers in Finland in November 2003.

FIM is the best fund management company in Finland, 2003

FIM was voted the best mutual fund company in Finland in a poll by Kauppalehti Saldo in September 2003.

FIM is the second best fund management company in Finland, 2002

FIM was voted the second best fund management company in Finland in a poll by Kauppalehti Saldo in September 2002.

FIM was the third best fund management company in Finland, 2001

FIM was voted the third best fund management company in Finland in a poll by Kauppalehti Saldo in September 2001.

Lipper Fund Awards

The Lipper Fund Awards are given out each year by the international Thompson Reuters Group to the best-performing funds worldwide.

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