Five bank-managed equity funds have stood the test of time, with five- year returns that far exceed the performance of all equity funds.

These funds-run by Bank One Corp., First American Corp. of Nashville, Mellon Bank Corp., Bankers Trust Corp., and KeyCorp-also outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 and other indicators, according to data compiled by CDA/Weisenberger for American Banker. All five placed in the top quartile last year and have more than $100 million of assets under management.

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