Investors Group announces new additions to fund offering

WINNIPEG, July 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Investors Group is pleased to announce the addition of a new portfolio family, Maestro Portfolios, as well as two new low volatility mandates to its fund offering.  

Maestro Portfolios consist of three distinct portfolios that are available in both unit trust and Corporate Class offerings:

  • Maestro Income Balanced Portfolio/Portfolio Class    
  • Maestro Balanced Portfolio/Portfolio Class 
  • Maestro Growth Focused Portfolio/Portfolio Class    

The new portfolios combine a long-term investment management outlook with dynamic asset allocation strategies to adapt to market movements that may create investment opportunities. The result is an ability to better manage volatility to help clients continue to build wealth.

"Maestro Portfolios are different from our other portfolio funds," said Todd Asman, Executive Vice President of Products and Financial Planning. "Investors will benefit from the dynamic management approach used by these funds which provides the flexibility to react to market developments as they unfold. This allows the fund manager to take action quicker as opportunities arise."

Maestro Portfolios will appeal to investors who want a more active-management approach to investments without giving up long-term growth potential and/or income.

New low volatility funds

In addition to the Maestro Portfolios, Investors Group is adding two new low volatility mandates (both available in unit trust and Corporate Class offerings)

  • Investors Low Volatility Canadian Equity Fund/Class
  • Investors Low Volatility Global Equity Fund/Class

These funds are ideal for investors who want exposure to equity markets due to the higher growth potential that stocks offer, but in an investment that seeks lower volatility than the broader equity markets.

Maestro Portfolios and the new low volatility funds are available as of today, July 13, 2015.

This is not a solicitation to purchase securities of these funds.  Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual funds investments.  Please read the prospectus of the mutual funds before investing.  Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.  These funds are distributed across Canada by Investors Group Financial Services Inc., (in Quebec, a financial services firm) and Investors Group Securities Inc. (in Quebec, a firm in financial planning).

Investors Group, founded in 1926, is a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of over 5,100 Consultants located throughout Canada.  In addition to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles, Investors Group offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage and other financial services.  Investors Group is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies.  IGM Financial is one of Canada's premier financial services companies with $136 billion in total assets under management as of June 30, 2015.

1The Maestro Portfolio Classes and the Investors Low Volatility Canadian Equity and Global Equity Classes are mutual funds that are classes of securities issued by Investors Group Corporate Class Inc.TM

TMTrademarks, including Investors Group, are owned by IGM Financial Inc. and licensed to its subsidiary corporations.

SOURCE Investors Group Inc.

For further information: Ron Arnst, Investors Group, (204) 956-3364,


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