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We are pleased to announce that Stairway Partners was recently named a “Top Guns Manager of the Decade” by Informa Investment Solutions’ PSN separate account database (PSN). The PSN database is the longest-running investment manager database in North America and is used extensively by institutional investors and consultants.

For their Top Guns Manager of the Decade award, PSN ranks thousands of separately managed portfolio strategies across dozens of universes. As of December 31, 2015, Stairway Partners was recognized for the top-10 performance ranking of its strategies included in the Global/International Balanced Portfolio Universe over the last decade. The universe included 126 different investment firms covering 304 distinct investment strategies.

To achieve Manager of the Decade status, a strategy must have had returns that are greater than the style benchmark (60% Global Equity / 40% Global Bond) for the latest ten year period, while also maintaining a standard deviation of returns (risk) which is less than the style benchmark. After meeting these criteria, the top-10 performers become PSN Top Guns Managers of the Decade.

We are honored to have received the Manager of the Decade distinction, which recognizes the long-term performance of our separately managed portfolio strategies. This accomplishment is a direct reflection of our commitment to a consistent process which focuses on prudent investment policy development, long-term fundamental capital markets analysis and efficient execution of strategy.

Stairway Partners was founded in 2004 by former senior investment professionals from Brinson Partners, a U.S. based institutional asset management firm which was widely recognized for its pioneering work in the field of asset allocation and global investing. We focus our resources on asset allocation and risk management, providing comprehensive portfolio management solutions to institutions, financial professionals and other qualified investors. All of the founding partners and principals of Stairway Partners are also clients of the firm. For more information, please contact us.

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