TORONTO, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC
GAM) today announced March net sales of $955 million. Long-term funds
had net sales of approximately $1.0 billion and money market funds had
net redemptions of $67 million. Assets under management increased by
1.2 per cent.
"These sales results reflect our commitment to providing investment
excellence. March was a record month exceeding all previous March
long-term mutual fund net sales," said Doug Coulter, president of RBC
GAM. "We continue to see a trend of investors and advisors preferring
stable incoming-generating products. Accordingly, we saw strong inflows
to our RBC Balanced Growth & Income Fund and RBC Canadian Equity Income Fund."
Sales results information is based on preliminary data from the
Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC).
About RBC Global Asset Management and RBC Wealth 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
individual, high-net-worth and institutional investors through mutual
funds, exchange-traded funds, hedge funds, pooled funds, separate
accounts and specialty investment strategies. RBC GAM group of
companies manage more than C$315 billion in assets and have
approximately 1,200 employees located across Canada, the United States,
Europe and Asia.
RBC Global Asset Management is part of RBC Wealth Management, which is one of the world's top 10 largest wealth managers*. RBC
Wealth Management directly serves affluent, high-net-worth and
ultra-high net worth clients in Canada, the United States, Latin
America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia with a full suite of
banking, investment, trust and other wealth management solutions. The
business also provides asset management products and services directly
and through RBC and third party distributors to institutional and
individual clients, through its RBC Global Asset Management business
(which includes BlueBay Asset Management). RBC Wealth Management has
more than C$675 billion of assets under administration, more than C$411
billion of assets under management and over 4,400 financial
consultants, advisors, private bankers, and trust officers. For more
information, please visit rbcwealthmanagement.com.
*Scorpio Partnership Global Private Banking KPI Benchmark 2013. In the
United States, securities are offered through RBC Wealth Management, a
division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Royal Bank of Canada. Member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.
For further information:
Matt Gierasimczuk, RBC GAM Communications, 416-974-2124, firstname.lastname@example.org
Leah Commisso, RBC GAM Media Relations, 416-955-6498, email@example.com