TORONTO, June 6, 2018 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM Inc.) today announced May mutual fund net sales of $305 million. Long-term funds had net sales of $342 million and money market funds had net redemptions of $37 million. Mutual fund assets under management increased by 1.4 per cent.
"Portfolio diversification continues to be an important factor for Canadian investors and advisors," said Doug Coulter, President of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. "We continue to see strong interest in our global investment solutions, including the RBC Global Equity Focus Fund, which invests primarily in equity securities of a diversified mix of companies around the world. It was our best-selling fund in May."
Mutual fund sales results information is based on preliminary data from the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) and only include Canadian prospectus qualified mutual funds.
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About RBC Global Asset 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 and Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management. RBC GAM is a provider of global investment management services and solutions to institutional, high-net-worth and individual investors through separate accounts, pooled funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, exchange-traded funds and specialty investment strategies. The RBC GAM group of companies manage approximately $425 billion in assets and have approximately 1,400 employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
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