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(PITTSBURGH, Pa., 07/26/2011 04:12 PM) — Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII), one of the nation's largest investment managers, has reorganized $100.6 million in assets from the Tributary International Equity Fund into the Federated International Leaders Fund, a product with similar investment objectives. The transaction was completed at the close of business Friday, July 22, 2011.
Federated International Leaders Fund pursues long-term capital growth by investing primarily in developed-market stocks of high-quality, foreign companies that appear to be undervalued.
"We are pleased to have completed this transition with Tributary, and we welcome our newest fund shareholders into the Federated International Leaders Fund," said J. Christopher Donahue, president and chief executive officer of Federated Investors. "We will continue to explore future opportunities for similar agreements with insurers, banks and broker dealers."
Federated Investors, Inc. is one of the largest investment managers in the United States, managing $354.9 billion in assets as of March 31, 2011. With 133 funds, as well as a variety of separately managed account options, Federated provides comprehensive investment management worldwide to approximately 4,900 institutions and intermediaries including corporations, government entities, insurance companies, foundations and endowments, banks and broker/dealers. For more information, visit FederatedInvestors.com.
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