TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announced November mutual fund
net sales of $529 million. Long-term funds had net sales of $437
million and money market funds had net sales of $92 million. Assets
under management increased by 0.7 per cent.
"For many Canadian families, the approaching holiday season brings with
it extra spending priorities. It is encouraging to see that Canadians
are not losing sight of their long-term investment and savings goals,"
said Doug Coulter, president of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. "Our
suite of RBC Select Portfolios, which saw strong inflows over the
course of the month, continues to be a popular choice for investors and
Sales results information is based on preliminary data from the
Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC).
Please consult your advisor and read the prospectus or Fund Facts
document before investing. There may be commissions, trailing
commissions, management fees and expenses associated with mutual fund
investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change
frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
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 $380 billion and have approximately 1,300
employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
RBC GAM is part of RBC Wealth Management, which is one of the world's top five largest wealth managers*. RBC
Wealth Management directly serves affluent, high net worth and ultra
high net worth clients globally with a full suite of banking,
investment, trust and other wealth management solutions, from our key
operational hubs in Canada, the United States, the British Isles, and
Asia. 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 GAM business. RBC Wealth
Management has more than C$749 billion of assets under administration,
more than C$492 billion of assets under management and approximately
3,954 financial consultants, advisors, private bankers, and trust
officers. For more information, please visit www.rbcwealthmanagement.com.
*Scorpio Partnership Global Private Banking KPI Benchmark 2015. 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:
Leah Commisso, RBC GAM Corporate Communications, 416-955-6498