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Foresters Financial strengthens management of First Investors Global Fund

  • Jun 04, 2018

(Toronto, ON, June 4, 2018) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, is pleased to announce the hiring of an international equity team to manage the First Investors Global Fund (Class A: FIISX, Advisor: FIITX and Institutional: FIIUX) for our North American Asset Management unit.

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Foresters Financial launches the First Investors Premium Income Fund

  • Apr 02, 2018

NEW YORK, NY -- Foresters Financial, an international financial services provider, announced today the launch of the First Investors Premium Income Fund (Class A: FPIKX, Advisor: FPILX and Institutional: FPIMX). The Fund is unique in the open-end mutual fund industry as it sells in-the-money call options against a portfolio of high-quality, high-conviction large-cap equities, essentially trading the potential upside of capital appreciation of a stock for current income while seeking some downside protection. Its investment objective is to generate income for its shareholders.

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Foresters Financial appoints Blake Moore as the new President of North American Asset Management

  • Jan 10, 2018

(Toronto, ON) – Foresters Financial™, an international financial services provider, is pleased to announce Blake Moore as the new President of North American Asset Management, effective January 16, 2018.

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Foresters Financial Appoints James Boyle as Its New President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Dec 18, 2017

(Toronto, ON, December 18, 2017) – Robert Lamoureux, Chair of Foresters Financial Board of Directors, announced today the appointment of James Boyle as Foresters new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 8, 2018.

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Foresters Financial expands equity investment offerings with First Investors Long Short Fund

  • Dec 01, 2016

With the launch of its third equity fund this year, Foresters Financial™ continues to expand its range of investment products in response to changing investor needs. The newFirst Investors Long Short Fund offers investors the opportunity to potentially benefit not only from rising stock prices, but also from inevitable market downturns.

At a time when investors continue to seek higher equity returns but are also wary of potential risks, such as heightened valuations, potential macro shocks, and tighter correlations among asset classes, strategies that offer some downside protection are increasingly in demand.

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Foresters Financial Launches First Investors Hedged US Equity Opportunities Fund

  • Aug 01, 2016

New York, NY, August 1, 2016 – Foresters Financial™ has launched a new equity mutual fund—the First Investors Hedged U.S. Equity Opportunities Fund — which offers investors total return and equity market exposure with potentially reduced portfolio volatility.

This Fund seeks to provide investors with a portfolio that will generate attractive long-term total returns, but with some downside equity market protection.

 

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Clark Wagner appointed President of Foresters Investment Management Company, Inc. — Investment adviser to the First Investors family of funds

  • Jun 08, 2016

New York, NY, June 8, 2016 – Foresters Financial announced that Clark Wagner has been appointed President of Foresters Investment Management Company, Inc. (FIMCO), effective May 23, 2016.

In his new, all-encompassing role, Mr. Wagner will manage the firm’s U.S. asset management business, which includes the First Investors family of funds, as well as the general account assets of Foresters Financial™. This new position follows Mr. Wagner’s appointment as Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Foresters Financial in February 2016. 

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Foresters Financial launches Covered Call Strategy Fund

  • Apr 01, 2016

Foresters Financial™ has launched a new equity mutual fund—the First Investors Covered Call Strategy Fund—which offers investors the potential to generate long-term capital appreciation while potentially reducing portfolio volatility.

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Barron’s recognizes First Investors Funds in latest Best Fund Family report

  • Apr 04, 2016

New York, NY, April 4, 2016 — First Investors Funds ranked 9th out of 58 mutual fund families over a 5-year period in Barron’s Best Mutual Fund Families of 2015.1  The latest 5-year ranking represents a consistent move up that list over the last few years for Foresters Investors Management Company, Inc. (FIMCO)2, the investment adviser to the First Investors family of funds.“I am very proud of the rankings we have earned this year from Barron’s,” says Bill Lipkus, President and CEO of Foresters Financial Holding Company, Inc.3 “We continue to stay true to our investment approach by applying the same active, disciplined management style that we have in prior years. Consistency, along with a strong focus on the long-term, will best serve the diverse investment planning needs of our clients.”

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