RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announces final annual reinvested capital gains distribution for RBC ETFs

TORONTO, Dec. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announced the final 2016 annual reinvested capital gains distributions for unitholders of RBC ETFs.

Unitholders of record on December 30, 2016 will receive the 2016 reinvested distributions.

The annual capital gains distributions for RBC ETFs generally represent realized capital gains within the ETFs and will not be paid in cash, but will be reinvested and reported as a taxable distribution. The reinvested capital gains distributions will increase the unitholder's adjusted cost base for the respective ETF.

The 2016 annual reinvested capital gains distributions for the RBC ETFs are:

FUND NAME

FUND
TICKER

CAPITAL GAIN
REINVESTED
DISTRIBUTION
PER UNIT ($)

RBC 1-5 Year Laddered Corporate Bond ETF

RBO

$0.0000

RBC 1-5 Year Laddered Canadian Bond ETF

RLB

$0.0000

RBC Target 2017 Corporate Bond Index ETF

RQE

$0.0000

RBC Target 2018 Corporate Bond Index ETF

RQF

$0.0000

RBC Target 2019 Corporate Bond Index ETF

RQG

$0.0000

RBC Target 2020 Corporate Bond Index ETF

RQH

$0.0000

RBC Target 2021 Corporate Bond Index ETF

RQI

$0.0244

RBC Target 2022 Corporate Bond Index ETF

RQJ

$0.0000

RBC Target 2023 Corporate Bond Index ETF

RQK

$0.0000

RBC Canadian Preferred Share ETF

RPF

$0.0095

RBC Quant Canadian Dividend Leaders ETF

RCD

$0.0000

RBC Quant Canadian Equity Leaders ETF

RCE

$0.0000

RBC Quant U.S. Dividend Leaders ETF

RUD

$0.9185

RBC Quant U.S. Dividend Leaders ETF (USD)*

RUD.U

$0.6794

RBC Quant U.S. Dividend Leaders (CAD Hedged) ETF

RHU

$0.8658

RBC Quant U.S. Equity Leaders ETF

RUE

$0.4750

RBC Quant U.S. Equity Leaders ETF (USD)*

RUE.U

$0.3513

RBC Quant U.S. Equity Leaders (CAD Hedged) ETF

RHS

$0.0000

RBC Quant European Dividend Leaders ETF

RPD

$0.0000

RBC Quant European Dividend Leaders ETF (USD)*

RPD.U

$0.0000

RBC Quant European Dividend Leaders (CAD Hedged) ETF

RHP

$0.0000

RBC Quant EAFE Dividend Leaders ETF

RID

$0.0000

RBC Quant EAFE Dividend Leaders ETF (USD)*

RID.U

$0.0000

RBC Quant EAFE Dividend Leaders (CAD Hedged) ETF

RHI

$0.4321

RBC Quant EAFE Equity Leaders ETF

RIE

$0.0000

RBC Quant EAFE Equity Leaders ETF (USD)*

RIE.U

$0.0000

RBC Quant EAFE Equity Leaders (CAD Hedged) ETF

RHF

$0.8118

RBC Quant Emerging Markets Dividend Leaders ETF

RXD

$0.0000

RBC Quant Emerging Markets Dividend Leaders ETF (USD)*

RXD.U

$0.0000

RBC Quant Emerging Markets Equity Leaders ETF

RXE

$0.0000

RBC Quant Emerging Markets Equity Leaders ETF (USD)*

RXE.U

$0.0000

RBC Strategic Global Dividend Leaders ETF

RLD

$0.5002

RBC Strategic Global Equity Leaders ETF

RLE

$0.4462

RBC Quant Global Infrastructure Leaders ETF

RIG

$0.0000

RBC Quant Global Infrastructure Leaders ETF (USD)*

RIG.U

$0.0000

* Capital gain distribution per unit ($) amounts are USD for RUD.U, RUE.U, RPD.U, RID.U, RIE.U, RXD.U, RXE.U and RIG.U where applicable

 

For further information regarding RBC ETFs, please visit www.rbcgam.com/etfs.

The actual taxable amounts of cash and reinvested distributions for 2016, including the tax characteristics of the distributions, will be reported to brokers (through CDS Clearing and Depository Services) in early 2017. All values are expressed in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated. Totals may not sum due to rounding. This information is not intended to provide legal, accounting, tax, investment, financial or other advice and should not be relied upon for providing such advice. Please speak with your investment advisor for more information.

Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Please read the applicable prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. ETF units are bought and sold at market price on a stock exchange and brokerage commissions will reduce returns. RBC ETFs do not seek to return any predetermined amount at maturity. Index returns do not represent RBC ETF returns. RBC ETFs are managed by RBC Global Asset Management Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada.

About RBC Global Asset Management
RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and includes institutional money managers BlueBay Asset Management and Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management. RBC GAM is a provider of global investment management services and solutions to institutional, high-net-worth and individual investors through separate accounts, pooled funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, exchange-traded funds and specialty investment strategies. The RBC GAM group of companies manage more than $390 billion in assets and have approximately 1,300 employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.

SOURCE RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

For further information: Leah Commisso, RBC GAM Corporate Communications, 416-955-6498, leah.commisso@rbc.com

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