New mandate has flexibility to adapt to a changing environment.
WINNIPEG, Dec. 20 /CNW/ - Investors Group has announced the launch of a
new fixed income mandate. Investors Fixed Income Flex Portfolio aims to provide current income by investing in a diversified set of
underlying funds that invest primarily in fixed income securities. The
Portfolio provides flexibility for the portfolio advisor (I.G.
Investment Management, Ltd.) to actively vary the allocation between
underlying funds over time as the interest rate and credit environment
"Fixed income holdings are a critical component of an investor's overall
portfolio strategy and this new Portfolio is intended to provide
investors with diversification across their fixed income holdings."
said John Wiltshire, Investors Group Senior Vice-President, Product and
Financial Planning. "Having the flexibility to adjust the underlying
type of investments, particularly in the current environment, is a key
feature of this new offering and a definite advantage to investors."
The Investors Fixed Income Flex Portfolio is expected to be available
for sale early in 2011, once all required regulatory approvals have
A preliminary simplified prospectus relating to the new Portfolio has
been filed (or is in the process of being filed) with Canadian
securities commissions or similar authorities. You cannot buy units of
the new Portfolio until the relevant securities commissions or similar
authorities issue receipts for the simplified prospectus of the fund. 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 Portfolio will
be 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
4,600 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 $125 billion in
total assets under management.
SOURCE Investors Group Inc.
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