Genus Capital Management selects RBC Dexia as investor services provider for CAD 1.6 billion portfolio

    VANCOUVER, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - RBC Dexia Investor Services has been selected
by Genus Capital Management to provide a full range of investor services
including global custody, fund valuations, shareholder services (transfer
agency) and investment finance for the company's CAD 1.6 billion investment
portfolio. Founded in 1989, Genus Capital Management is an independent
investment boutique providing money management services for individuals,
families, foundations and institutions.
    "After undertaking a thorough review process, our leadership team
concluded that RBC Dexia was the provider best-equipped to help meet our
long-term business objectives," said Wayne Wachell, CEO & Chief Investment
Officer of Genus Capital Management. "RBC Dexia provides us with 'one stop'
access to a complete suite of investor services. In addition, there is a high
level of alignment between our companies in the areas of client service,
technology and corporate culture. We were impressed by the passion and
commitment displayed by their senior management team and look forward to
working together going forward."
    "We are extremely pleased to welcome Genus Capital Management as our
newest client in the Canadian market," said Brent Wilkins, Head, Sales &
Relationship Management, Americas, for RBC Dexia. "This is the latest example
of a successful, growing investment manager choosing RBC Dexia to help
increase the efficiency of their operations. We are looking forward to a
long-term and productive working relationship."
    RBC Dexia has been named the world's No. 1 custodian overall for four
consecutive years in the Global Investor Global Custody Survey (2004 - 2007)
and three consecutive year in the R&M Consultants Global Custody Survey (2005
- 2007). RBC Dexia was also recently named the 'Top-Rated' global custodian in
Europe for the second consecutive year by Global Custodian magazine (2006 -

    About RBC Dexia Investor Services

    RBC Dexia Investor Services offers a complete range of investor services
to institutions worldwide. We rank among the world's top 10 global custodians,
with USD 2.9 trillion in client assets under administration. Our innovative
products and services help clients maximise operational efficiency, minimise
risk and enhance portfolio returns. And our 4,700 professionals in 15 markets
offer proven expertise to enhance clients' business performance.

For further information:

For further information: Warren Weeks, RBC Dexia Investor Services,
Toronto, (416) 955-7048

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