New York, March 8, 2019 – OppenheimerFunds, a leading asset manager, earned 19 Lipper Fund Awards for nine of its funds, highlighting the firm’s expertise in the global equity, international equity, and municipal and investment grade debt asset classes. For more than three decades, the Lipper Awards have recognized funds and fund management firms for their consistently strong risk-adjusted three-, five-, and ten-year performance relative to their peers.

“The Lipper Awards reflect a truly independent and uncompromised assessment of fund performance and underscore the strength of our investment teams’ ability to deliver long term value to clients across a variety of asset classes,” said Krishna Memani, Chief Investment Officer at OppenheimerFunds.

Funds that received 2019 Lipper Awards on the basis of returns for the three-, five-, or 10-year period ended November 30, 2018, included:

  • Oppenheimer Rochester California Municipal Fund (OCAYX) Y shares were named best-in-class among 104 California Municipal Debt Funds for the three-year period.
    Mark DeMitry, Portfolio Manager
  • Oppenheimer Rochester AMT-Free Municipal Fund> (OMFYX) Y shares were named best-in-class among 222 General & Insured Municipal Debt Funds for the three-year period, best-in-class among 189 General & Insured Municipal Debt Funds for the five-year period. (OPTAX) A shares were named best-in-class among 147 General & Insured Municipal Debt Funds for the 10-year period.
    Troy Willis, Co-Team Leader, Portfolio Manager
  • Oppenheimer Global Opportunities Fund (OGIIX) I shares were named best-in-class among 101 Global Small-/Mid-Cap Funds for the three-year period, and best-in-class among 86 Global Small-/Mid-Cap Funds for the five-year period.
    Frank Jennings, Portfolio Manager
  • Oppenheimer Rochester High Yield Municipal Fund (ORNYX) Y shares were named best-in-class among 148 High Yield Municipal Debt Funds for the three-year period, and best-in-class among 122 High Yield Municipal Debt Funds for the five-year period.
    Scott Cottier, Co-Team Leader, Portfolio Manager
  • Oppenheimer International Small-Mid Company Fund(OSCIX) I shares were named best-in-class among 141 International Small/Mid-Cap Growth Funds for the five-year period. (OSMYX)Y shares were named best-in-class among 90 International Small/Mid-Cap Growth Funds for the 10-year period.
    Frank Jennings, Portfolio Manager
  • Oppenheimer Rochester Fund Municipals (RMUYX) Y shares were named best-in-class among 81 New York Municipal Debt Funds for the three-year period, best-in-class among 79 New York Municipal Debt Funds for the five-year period, and best-in-class among 58 New York Municipal Debt Funds for the 10-year period.
    Troy Willis, Co-Team Leader, Portfolio Manager
  • Oppenheimer Rochester Pennsylvania Municipal Fund (OPAYX) Y shares were named best-in-class among 54 Pennsylvania Municipal Debt Funds for the three-year period, and best-in-class among 51 Pennsylvania Municipal Debt Funds for the five-year period. (OPATX) A shares were named best-in-class among 46 Pennsylvania Municipal Debt Funds for the 10-year period.
    Charlie Pulire, Portfolio Manager
  • Oppenheimer Rochester Short Term Municipal Fund (ORSYX) Y shares were named best-in-class among 105 Short Municipal Debt Funds for the three-year period, and best-in-class among 93 Short Municipal Debt Funds for the five-year period.
    Charlie Pulire, Portfolio Manager
  • Oppenheimer Limited-Term Government Fund (OLTYX) Y shares were named best-in-class among 55 Short U.S. Government Funds for the ten-year period.
    Peter Strzalkowski, Portfolio Manager

About OppenheimerFunds

OppenheimerFunds, Inc., a leader in global asset management, is dedicated to providing solutions for its partners and end investors. OppenheimerFunds, including its subsidiaries, manages more than $229 billion in assets for over 13 million shareholder accounts, including sub-accounts, as of February 28, 2019.

Founded in 1959, OppenheimerFunds is an asset manager with a history of providing innovative strategies to its investors. The firm’s 16 investment management teams specialize in equity, fixed income, alternative, multi-asset, and factor and revenue-weighted-ETF strategies, including ESG. The firm is a signatory of the UN PRI. OppenheimerFunds and its subsidiaries offer a broad array of products and services to clients, who range from pensions and endowments to financial advisors and individual investors. OppenheimerFunds and certain of its subsidiaries provide advisory services to the Oppenheimer family of funds, and OFI Global Asset Management offers solutions to institutions. The firm is also active through its Philanthropy & Community initiative: 10,000 Kids by 2020, reaching children with introductions to math literacy programs.

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