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Thrivent Mutual Funds Wins 6 Lipper Awards

Organization named Best Overall Small Fund Family & Best Mixed Assets Small Fund Family at 2017 Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards

Thrivent Mutual Funds has been honored with six prestigious 2017 Thomson Reuters Lipper Fund Awards, including winning the Best Overall Small Fund Family (out of 32 fund families) and the Best Mixed Assets Small Fund Family award (out of 50 fund families).

In addition to those asset class awards, the Thrivent Mid Cap Stock Fund, Class S was named Best Mid-Cap Core Fund for both the past three- and five-year performance periods (out of 346 and 295 funds, respectively), and the Thrivent Large Cap Stock Fund, Class S was also named the Best Global Large-Cap Core Fund for both the past three- and five-year performance periods (out of 54 and 46 funds respectively). These awards are based on risk-adjusted performance ending Nov. 30, 2016.

This is the third year in a row that Thrivent Mutual Funds received the Best Mixed Assets Small Fund Family award (out of 43 for 2016 and 38 for 2015), and the second year in a row for the Best Overall Small Fund Family award (out of 27 for 2016). Since 2008, the firm has won 15 Thomson Reuters Lipper Awards.  

"We appreciate being honored by Thomson Reuters Lipper for the performance of our funds, which provides recognition of our long-term, disciplined investment process," said David Royal, president of Thrivent Mutual Funds. "We are also pleased to receive these awards on behalf of our talented investment professionals who strive to serve our investors and help them be wise with money." 

Thrivent Mutual Funds began offering the funds online with no sales load in February 2016. The funds are also offered through Thrivent Financial representatives and third-party investment advisors around the country.

Thrivent Mutual Funds was honored at an awards gala in New York City on March 23. Senior investment officers from Thrivent participated in panel discussions, round-table sessions and interviews to promote its strategy of long-term, disciplined investment management.

About Thrivent Mutual Funds

Thrivent Mutual Funds helps investors prepare for a more secure financial future. It does this in a variety of ways, from the experience of fund managers to providing convenient, flexible options to make investing easier. Thrivent Mutual Funds has been offering mutual funds since 1970. Today there are 23 mutual funds, including a full suite of solution-based products as well as an array of single-strategy offerings, with over $15 billion in assets (as of Dec. 31, 2016). The investment advisor for the Funds is Thrivent Asset Management, LLC, comprised of more than 100 seasoned investment professionals focused on a broad range of investment strategies designed for all risk tolerances.

About Thrivent Financial

Thrivent Financial is a financial services organization that helps Christians be wise with money and live generously. As a membership organization, it offers its more than 2.3 million member-owners a broad range of products, services and guidance from financial representatives nationwide. For more than a century it has helped members make wise money choices that reflect their values while providing them opportunities to demonstrate their generosity where they live, work and worship. You can also find us on Facebook (Link opens in new window) and Twitter (Link opens in new window).

About Lipper Fund Awards

The Lipper Fund Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, a global family of awards that celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community. The Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence recognize the world's top funds, fund management firms, sell-side firms, research analysts, and investor relations teams. For more than three decades, these awards have honored funds and fund management firms that have excelled in providing consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. These awards recognize funds and fund management for their consistently strong risk-adjusted three-, five-, and 10-year performance relative to their peers, based on Lipper's proprietary performance-based methodology. Eight Asset Class Group Awards will be given to fund families for their superior firm-wide performance. For more information, please contact markets.awards@thomsonreuters.com or visit excellence.thomsonreuters.com