Desjardins Funds: Net Sales in October



    LEVIS, QC, Nov. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Group announces that net
sales of Desjardins Funds accrued $107 million during the month of October
2007, bringing its total assets to $12.520 billion. This amount was also put
forward by the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) in its report
entitled Mutual Fund AUM and Net Sales by Funds Administration/Distribution
Role. This report includes the assets of funds of funds and of co-branded
funds.
    Since the beginning of the year, Desjardins Funds accrued of
$1.782 billion in net sales, which represents an increase of 88 % over figures
for the same period in 2006.

    About Desjardins Group

    Desjardins Group is the largest integrated cooperative financial group in
Canada, with overall assets of more than $143 billion, as at June 30, 2007. It
comprises a network of caisses, credit unions and business centres in Québec
and Ontario, and some twenty subsidiary companies in life and general
insurance, securities brokerage, venture capital and asset management, many of
which are active across the country. Drawing on the expertise of its
40,000 employees and the commitment of nearly 6,800 elected officers,
Desjardins offers its 5.8 million individual and corporate members and clients
a full range of financial products and services. Its physical distribution
network is complemented by leading-edge virtual access methods. To find out
more, consult www.desjardins.com.

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For further information:

For further information: (for media only): André Chapleau, Director,
Information and Media Relations, (514) 281-7229, 1-866-866-7000, ext. 7229,
andre.chapleau@desjardins.com


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