WST Capital Management, a division of Wilbanks Smith & Thomas, Norfolk-based asset management firm, has been awarded a Top Guns designation by Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN manager database. The firm received this recognition for Credit Select Risk-Managed (CSRM) in the ETF US Fixed Income Universe for the second quarter of 2018, marking the strategy’s position among the top 5 performers for its peer group. The CSRM strategy offers a risk-managed framework for fixed income investing, with the objective of harvesting high income while tactically managing credit risk.

WST Capital Management was named a Top Gun with ratings of 3 stars for the period ended 2Q2018 — the current maximum number of stars for the strategy’s category. 3-Star category products are based on gross of fee returns for the three-year period and rank among the top ten performers within their respective universes. Investment managers must claim that they are GIPS compliant, adhering to all GIPS standards to be eligible for PSN Top Guns recognition.

PSN Top Guns ranks products in six proprietary categories in over 50 universes, through a combination of Informa Investment Solutions’ proprietary performance screens. It is a quarterly ranking that is widely used by institutional asset managers and investors. Informa Investment Solutions is part of Informa Financial Intelligence, a leading provider of critical decision-making solutions and custom services to financial institutions.The complete list of PSN Top Guns and an overview of the methodology can be located by visiting the Informa Investment Solutions website. For more details on the methodology behind the PSN Top Guns Rankings, please contact Ruth Calderon at [email protected].

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