TORONTO, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today
announced May net sales of $673 million. Long-term funds had net sales
of $773 million and money market funds had net redemptions of $99
million. Assets under management increased by 1.0 per cent.
"May proved to be a strong month for RBC Global Asset Management, as we
exceeded all previous May long-term mutual fund net sales," said Doug
Coulter, president of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. "As a result of
investors and advisors continuing to favour balanced products, the RBC
Select Portfolios, Canada's largest suite of portfolio solutions, has
reached the milestone of $30 billion in assets under management."
Sales results information is based on preliminary data from the
Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC).
About RBC Global Asset Management and RBC Wealth Management
RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada
(RBC), and includes institutional money managers BlueBay Asset
Management, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management and RBC
Global Asset Management (U.S.). RBC GAM is a provider of global
investment management services and solutions to individual,
high-net-worth and institutional investors through exchange-traded
funds, hedge funds, mutual funds, pooled funds, separate accounts and
specialty investment strategies. RBC GAM group of companies manage more
than $290 billion in assets and have approximately 1,000 employees
located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
RBC Global Asset Management is part of RBC Wealth Management, which is one of the world's top 10 largest wealth managers*. RBC
Wealth Management directly serves affluent, high-net-worth and
ultra-high net worth clients in Canada, the United States, Latin
America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia with a full suite of
banking, investment, trust and other wealth management solutions. The
business also provides asset management products and services directly
and through RBC and third party distributors to institutional and
individual clients, through its RBC Global Asset Management business
(which includes BlueBay Asset Management). RBC Wealth Management has
more than C$604 billion of assets under administration, more than C$369
billion of assets under management and over 4,400 financial
consultants, advisors, private bankers, and trust officers.
*Scorpio Partnership Global Private Banking KPI Benchmark 2012. In the
United States, securities are offered through RBC Wealth Management, a
division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of
Royal Bank of Canada. Member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.
For further information:
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