LÉVIS, QC, Feb. 14, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Investments Inc., the
Manager of Desjardins Funds, today announced changes to the management
of the Desjardins Québec Balanced Fund portfolio.
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM) will now serve as the
sole portfolio manager of the Desjardins Québec Balanced Fund. In
addition, the Manager has approved changes to the Fund's investment
strategies in order to reflect DGAM's investment philosophy. The
fundamental goal of the Fund, however, remains the same. The change
takes effect on or around March 28, 2013.
Desjardins Investments Inc. reserves the right to postpone the
implementation of the changes described above to a later date.
About Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada with assets of
nearly $200 billion. Drawing on the strength of its caisse network in
Québec and Ontario and its subsidiaries across Canada, it offers a full
range of financial products and services to its 5.6 million members and
clients. Desjardins specializes in Wealth Management and Life and
Health Insurance, in Property and Casualty Insurance, in Personal
Services, in Business and Institutional Services. Best Corporate Citizen in Canada for 2012 and among Canada's Top 100 Employers, Desjardins is supported by the skills of its 44,645 employees and the
commitment of nearly 5,400 elected officers. A new education and
cooperation program is now available to Desjardins members and the
general public. For more information, visit www.desjardins.com/co-opme.
SOURCE: DESJARDINS GROUP
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