Investors Group adds new balanced fund

WINNIPEG, Jan. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Investors Group is pleased to announce the launch of the new balanced fund, IG Mackenzie Sentinel Strategic Income Fund, which is now available for sale.

IG Mackenzie Sentinel Strategic Income Fund will seek income with the potential for long-term capital growth by investing primarily in fixed income investments and/or securities that pay equity income.  The new mandate will pursue a flexible approach to investing in fixed income and/or equity asset classes with no geographic restriction.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. The Funds are distributed across Canada by Investors Group Financial Services Inc., (in Quebec, a financial services firm), and Investors Group Securities Inc. (in Quebec, a firm in financial planning.)

Investors Group, founded in 1926, is a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of over 4,500 Consultants located throughout Canada. In addition to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles, Investors Group offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage and other financial services. Investors Group is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of Canada's premier financial services companies with over $120 billion in total assets under management as of December 31, 2012.

SOURCE: Investors Group Inc.

For further information:

Ron Arnst 
Investors Group 
(204) 956-3364 
ron.arnst@investorsgroup.com