MONTREAL, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank Investments Inc.
(NBI) announces today the addition of the Meritage Global Income and
Growth Portfolio to the Meritage Portfolios® line-up. The new portfolio
invests in global equity and global fixed income underlying funds and
responds to the needs of investors who are looking for a globally
diversified balanced investment solution.
Much like the existing Meritage Portfolios®, the Meritage Global Income and Growth Portfolio invests in mutual
funds managed by third parties. The Meritage Global Income and Growth
Portfolio's investment objective is to achieve a combination of income
and long-term capital appreciation.
The Meritage Portfolios® invest in third-party funds that are selected using a quantitative and
qualitative approach known as the Select Rating System®. In addition to specific criteria against which the underlying funds
are evaluated, the funds selected for the Meritage Portfolios® are chosen based on a comprehensive complementarity analysis which aims
to optimise the risk/return ratio of the investment solution. The
selection and monitoring processes of the Meritage Portfolios® are
independently reviewed by Aon Hewitt, an investment management
The Meritage Portfolios® are designed to suit the needs of investors with varying risk tolerance
levels and investment horizons. The Meritage Portfolios® offer a
complete investment solution with optimal diversification across asset
classes, regions, market capitalizations, and management styles, all
integrated into a "fund of funds" structure. With assets exceeding
$3.2 billion, the Meritage Portfolios®, are now amongst the most sought-after investment solutions. Further
information is available at www.nbcadvisor.com.
About Meritage Portfolios®
The Meritage Portfolios (the "Portfolios") are managed by National Bank
Investments Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Bank of Canada.
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may
be associated with investments in the Portfolios. Please read the
prospectus of the Portfolios before investing. The Portfolios'
securities are not insured by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation
or by any other government deposit insurer. The Portfolios are not
guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not
be repeated. "Meritage Portfolios®" and the Meritage Portfolios® logo
are trademarks of National Bank of Canada and are used by National Bank
Investments Inc. The Select Rating System® is a registered trade-mark
of National Bank of Canada, used under license by National Bank
About National Bank of Canada
With $199 billion in assets as at July 31, 2014, National Bank of Canada
(www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading
integrated financial groups. The Bank has more than 20,000 employees
and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed
on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities
via social media and learn more about its extensive community
involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.
SOURCE: National Bank of Canada
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