Mackenzie introduces new series of Saxon Mutual Funds



    TORONTO, Feb. 10 /CNW/ - Mackenzie Financial Corporation (Mackenzie
Investments) today announced the launch of a new series of Saxon Mutual Funds.
Managed by the highly respected team of Howson Tattersall Investment Counsel
Limited, Saxon Mutual Funds are well known in the industry for their
disciplined multi-cap value style of investing in both Canadian and
international markets. Now available for purchase, the new series with nine
funds covers a wide range of investor objectives and asset classes.
    "Mackenzie looks forward to working with independent advisors across
Canada to bring Howson Tattersall's unique talent to their clients," says
David Feather, President of Mackenzie Financial Services Inc. "The
introduction of the new series of these funds provides investors with access
to Howson Tattersall's strong value investment style as well as the superior
support that advisors and their clients are accustomed to from Mackenzie."

    
    The following retail mutual funds (Series A) are now available for
    purchase:

    Saxon High Income Fund
    Saxon Stock Fund
    Saxon Small Cap
    Saxon Microcap Fund
    Saxon U.S. Equity Fund
    Saxon U.S. Small Cap Fund
    Saxon International Equity Fund
    Saxon World Growth
    Saxon Global Small Cap Fund
    

    Investors have access to a unique mandate through the Saxon Microcap
Fund, which focuses on Canadian companies with a capitalization of less than
$150 million. Among the few true microcap funds in Canada, Saxon Microcap Fund
is further distinguished by being the only such fund managed according to the
principles of value investing.
    These funds are now fully exchangeable across Mackenzie's product shelf,
which offers more than 100 investment options across its sub-brands, asset
allocation products, and other products and services.

    Mackenzie Investments: Mackenzie Investments was founded in 1967, and is
a leading investment management firm providing investment advisory and related
services. With $52.5 billion in assets under management as of January 31,
2009, Mackenzie Investments distributes its services through a diversified
network of third-party financial advisors. Mackenzie Investments 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 $97 billion in
total assets under management as of January 31, 2009.






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