Morningstar (MORN) released the nominees for the 2013 U.S. Fund Manager of the Year awards on Monday. It will name the outstanding fund managers in five categories on Jan. 15.
The research group says it nominates managers based on “impressive performance,” as well as “excellent long-term risk-adjusted returns” and being “good stewards of fund shareholders’ capital.”
“We have an esteemed list of nominees for this year’s awards, filled with fund managers who have adeptly steered shareholder capital and outperformed their peers over the long term, in addition to attaining strong returns in 2013,” said Scott Burns, Morningstar’s director of global fund research, in a press release.
Though PIMCO did make it to the list of fixed-income nominees, Bill Gross, who Morningstar named fixed-income manager of the decade in 2010, and the PIMCO Total Return Fund (PTTRX) didn’t make the cut.
The nominees for the 2013 Fund Manager of the Year awards in the United States are: