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The criteria on which this award was given.

5-Star Category: Products must have an R-squared of 0.80 or greater relative to the style benchmark for the recent five-year period. Moreover, products must have returns greater than the style benchmark for the three latest three-year rolling periods. After that they select on the products which standard deviation for the five-year period is equal or less than the median standard deviation for the peer group. The top ten returns for the latest three-year period then become the TOP GUNS. 

Top Gun Manager definition.

Utilizing a proprietary blend of Informa Investment Solutions’ top priority performance screens, PSN Top Guns ranks products in six proprietary star categories in over 50 universes. This is a highly anticipated quarterly ranking and is widely used by institutional asset managers and investors. Top Guns receive a star rating in the range from one to six. The stars indicate the continued performance over length of time.

Category for which the rating was calculated or determined, the number of advisers surveyed in that category, and the percentage of advisers that received that rating.

Core Bond  – 5 Stars – All Maturity/Variable Universe. The award is based on the AAM Core Bond Composite.

AAM claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). AAM was founded in 1982 and specializes in the management of insurance company fixed income and convertible portfolios for companies located in the U.S., Bermuda and Grand Cayman. To obtain a compliant presentation and/or the firm’s list of composite descriptions, please contact Chelsea Klassa at

PSN rating may not be representative of any one client’s experience.

Award is not indicative of future performance.

AAM did not pay a fee for inclusion.

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