TD Asset Management Inc. to Transfer Custodianship of TD Mutual Funds

TORONTO, July 20, 2015 /CNW/ - TD Asset Management Inc. ("TDAM"), the manager of TD Mutual Funds (the "Funds"),  announced today the transfer of custodianship of certain Funds from Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ("CIBC") to CIBC Mellon Trust Company, a Canadian joint venture between The Bank of New York Mellon ("BNY Mellon") and CIBC.  This transfer will be effective on July 23, 2015.  As a result of this transfer, the rights and obligations of CIBC, as custodian, under the Amended and Restated Custodial Services Agreement dated January 30, 2015 and the Sub-Custodial Services Agreement dated January 1, 2006 have been assigned to CIBC Mellon Trust Company.

This change is not intended to have any impact on the day-to-day management of the Funds.

The complete list of Funds affected by this change of custodian is included below:

Money Market Funds     Global Equity Funds     Retirement Portfolios
TD Canadian T-Bill Fund     TD Global Low Volatility Fund     TD Retirement Conservative Portfolio
TD Canadian Money Market Fund     TD International Growth Fund     TD Retirement Balanced Portfolio
TD Premium Money Market Fund     TD Emerging Markets Low Volatility Fund      
TD U.S. Money Market Fund     TD Japanese Growth Fund     TD Advantage Investment Portfolios
      TD Asian Growth Fund     TD Advantage Balanced Income Portfolio
Fixed Income Funds     TD Emerging Markets Fund     TD Advantage Balanced Portfolio
TD Ultra Short Term Bond Fund     TD Latin American Growth Fund     TD Advantage Balanced Growth Portfolio
TD Short Term Bond Fund           TD Advantage Growth Portfolio
TD Mortgage Fund     Epoch Managed Funds     TD Advantage Aggressive Growth Portfolio
TD Canadian Bond Fund     Epoch U.S. Shareholder Yield Fund      
TD Income Advantage Portfolio     Epoch U.S. Large-Cap Value Fund     Comfort Portfolios
TD Canadian Core Plus Bond Fund     Epoch Global Shareholder Yield Fund     TD Comfort Conservative Income Portfolio
TD Corporate Bond Capital Yield Fund     Epoch Global Equity Fund     TD Comfort Balanced Income Portfolio
TD Real Return Bond Fund     Epoch International Equity Fund     TD Comfort Balanced Portfolio
TD Global Bond Fund     Epoch European Equity Fund     TD Comfort Balanced Growth Portfolio
TD High Yield Bond Fund           TD Comfort Growth Portfolio
      Sector Funds     TD Comfort Aggressive Growth Portfolio
Balanced Funds     TD Resource Fund      
TD Monthly Income Fund     TD Energy Fund     Corporate Class Funds
TD Tactical Monthly Income Fund     TD Precious Metals Fund     TD Short Term Investment Class
TD U.S. Monthly Income Fund     TD Entertainment & Communications Fund     TD Tactical Monthly Income Class
TD U.S. Monthly Income Fund - C$     TD Science & Technology Fund     TD Dividend Income Class
TD Balanced Income Fund     TD Health Sciences Fund     TD Canadian Low Volatility Class
TD Diversified Monthly Income Fund           TD Dividend Growth Class
TD Strategic Yield Fund     Index Funds     TD Canadian Blue Chip Equity Class
TD Balanced Growth Fund     TD Canadian Bond Index Fund     TD Canadian Equity Class
TD Dividend Income Fund     TD Canadian Index Fund     TD Canadian Value Class
      TD Dow Jones Industrial Average Index Fund     TD Canadian Small-Cap Equity Class
Canadian Equity Funds     TD U.S. Index Fund     Epoch U.S. Large-Cap Value Class
TD Canadian Low Volatility Fund     TD U.S. Index Currency Neutral Fund     TD U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Class
TD Dividend Growth Fund     TD Nasdaq® Index Fund     TD Global Low Volatility Class
TD Canadian Blue Chip Equity Fund     TD International Index Fund     Epoch Global Equity Class
TD Canadian Equity Fund     TD International Index Currency Neutral Fund     TD International Growth Class
TD Canadian Value Fund     TD European Index Fund     TD Asian Growth Class
TD Canadian Small-Cap Equity Fund     TD Japanese Index Fund     TD Emerging Markets Class
             
U.S. Equity Funds     Target Return Funds     TD Managed Pools
TD U.S. Low Volatility Fund     TD Target Return Conservative Fund     TD Fixed Income Pool
TD North American Dividend Fund     TD Target Return Balanced Fund     TD Canadian Equity Pool
TD U.S. Blue Chip Equity Fund           TD Canadian Equity Pool Class
TD U.S. Quantitative Equity Fund           TD Global Equity Pool
TD U.S. Equity Portfolio           TD Global Equity Pool Class
TD U.S. Equity Currency Neutral Portfolio           TD Tactical Pool
TD U.S. Mid-Cap Growth Fund           TD Tactical Pool Class
TD U.S. Small-Cap Equity Fund            
             

Effective July 24, 2014, TD Global Dividend Fund was renamed Epoch Global Shareholder Yield Fund; TD Global Growth Fund was renamed Epoch Global Equity Fund; TD European Growth Fund was renamed Epoch European Equity Fund; TD U.S. Large-Cap Value Fund was renamed Epoch U.S. Large-Cap Value Fund; TD U.S. Shareholder Yield Fund was renamed Epoch U.S. Shareholder Yield Fund; TD International Equity Fund was renamed Epoch International Equity Fund; TD Global Growth Class was renamed Epoch Global Equity Class; TD U.S. Large-Cap Value Class was renamed Epoch U.S. Large-Cap Value Class.

About TD Asset Management Inc.
TD Asset Management Inc. ("TDAM"), a member of TD Bank Group, is one of Canada's largest asset managers. TDAM offers a diverse range of over 120 investment solutions including mutual funds, professionally managed portfolios and corporate class funds. TDAM manages retail mutual fund assets on behalf of more than 1.9 million investors and offers one of the most broadly diversified fund families in Canada. Funds are available at TD Canada Trust branches (through TD Investment Services Inc. representatives), TD Direct Investing, TD Wealth Financial Planning and TD Wealth Private Investment Advice, as well as leading investment dealers, independent brokers, advisors and financial planners. As of March 31, 2015, TDAM was the fourth largest mutual fund company in Canada, with over CDN$103 billion invested in its mutual funds (Source: IFIC).

 

 

SOURCE TD Bank Group

For further information:

Meghan Thomas
TD Bank Group
416 944 4151
meghan.thomas@td.com


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