Zero Coupon 2025 Fund Honored at 2019 Lipper Awards

March 12, 2019 - Kansas City, Mo.

American Century® Zero Coupon 2025 Fund was recognized at the 2019 Lipper Fund Awards from Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters. Within Lipper's General U.S. Treasury Funds classification of 11 portfolios, the fund was honored for its three-year performance over the period ending November 30, 2018.

For more than three decades, the awards have recognized funds and fund management firms for their consistently strong risk-adjusted three-, five-, and 10-year performance relative to their peers. Based on Lipper's quantitative, proprietary methodology, the awards reflect a "truly independent and uncompromised assessment of fund performance," according to Lipper. The 2019 U.S. awards were presented on March 7 at a ceremony in New York.

American Century Zero Coupon 2025 Fund assets under management are $142.5 million as of Feb. 28, 2019.

American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager focused on delivering investment results and building long-term client relationships while supporting research that can improve human health and save lives. Founded in 1958, American Century Investments' 1,300 employees serve investment professionals, institutions, corporations and individual investors from offices in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; Mountain View, Calif.; and Kansas City, Mo. Jonathan Thomas is president and chief executive officer, and Victor Zhang serves as chief investment officer. Delivering investment results to clients enables American Century Investments to distribute over 40 percent of its dividends to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 500-person, non-profit basic biomedical research organization. The Institute owns more than 40 percent of American Century Investments and has received dividend payments of $1.4 billion since 2000. For more information about American Century Investments, visit

The Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Lipper Fund Award.

The Lipper Fund Awards are sponsored by Refinitiv, formerly the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, and celebrate exceptional performance throughout the professional investment community. The Lipper Fund Awards recognize the world's top funds, fund management firms, sell-side firms, research analysts, and investor relations teams. For more information, please contact or visit .

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