Desjardins Announces August 2017 Cash Distributions for Desjardins ETFs

MONTREAL, Aug. 17, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM), acting as manager and portfolio advisor of the Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), announces today the August 2017 cash distributions for the Desjardins ETFs listed on the TSX which pay a monthly distribution. Unitholders of record on August 29, 2017 will receive cash distributions payable in respect of these ETFs on September 5, 2017.

Here is a list of the Desjardins ETFs that will pay cash distributions for the month of August 2017 as well as the distribution amount per unit to be paid :


Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

Ticker Symbols


Cash Distribution Per
Unit ($)

Desjardins Canadian Fixed Income ETFs

Desjardins Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF



Desjardins Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF



Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF





Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Government Bond Index ETF





Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share ETF

Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF




To obtain additional information about the Desjardins ETFs, visit the manager's website at

About Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest cooperative financial group in the world, with assets of $272 billion. It has been rated one of the Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. Counted among the world's strongest banks according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry.

The Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds are not guaranteed, their value fluctuates frequently and their past performance is not indicative of their future returns. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in exchange traded funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. is the manager and portfolio manager of the Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds. The Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds are offered by registered dealers.


SOURCE Desjardins Group

For further information: (media inquiries only): Jacques Bouchard, Public relations, Desjardins Group, 514-281-0844 or 1-866-866-7000, ext. 5557940,


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