IG Wealth Management announces approval of investment objective changes and mergers

WINNIPEG – December 5, 2018: IG Wealth Management announced today that the investment objective changes and mergers that required investor approval were approved at meetings held on December 4, 2018. The changes streamline IG’s mutual fund offering and introduce portfolio efficiencies.

Investment objective changes

Changes to the following Funds’ and Classes’ investment objectives were approved by securityholders and are expected to take effect in February.

·         Investors Canadian Natural Resource Fund

·         Investors Canadian Small Cap Growth Fund

·         Investors Canadian Small Cap Growth Class

·         Investors Canadian Small Cap Class

·         IG Mackenzie Cundill Global Value Class

·         Investors Canadian Equity Class

·         IG Mackenzie Canadian Equity Growth Class

·         Investors Canadian Growth Class

·         Investors Canadian Large Cap Value Class

·         IG Putnam Low Volatility U.S. Equity Class

Fund mergers

The following fund mergers were approved by securityholders and are expected to take effect on or about February 8, 2019.

Existing Fund (Merging Fund)

To be merged into (Continuing Fund)

Investors Canadian Equity Fund

Investors North American Equity Fund

IG Mackenzie Canadian Equity Growth Fund

Investors North American Equity Fund

Investors Canadian Growth Fund

Investors North American Equity Fund

Investors Canadian Large Cap Value Fund

Investors North American Equity Fund

Investors Canadian Small Cap Fund

Investors Canadian Small Cap Growth Fund*

IG Mackenzie Ivy Canadian Balanced Fund

Investors Mutual of Canada

Investors U.S. Dividend Growth Fund

Investors Core U.S. Equity Fund

Investors U.S. Large Cap Value Fund

Investors Core U.S. Equity Fund

IG Putnam Low Volatility U.S. Equity Fund

Investors Core U.S. Equity Fund

Investors Canadian Bond Fund

IG Mackenzie Income Fund

IG Putnam Emerging Markets Income Fund

IG Putnam U.S. High Yield Income Fund

IG Mackenzie Cundill Global Value Fund

Investors Global Fund

Investors Global Real Estate Fund

Investors Global Fund

Alto Monthly Income & Global Growth Portfolio

IG Core Portfolio – Balanced Growth

 

Details on these investment objective changes and fund mergers can be found at Investors Group simplifies mutual fund offering with investment objective changes and mergers.

*The changes to the investment objectives of Investors Canadian Small Cap Growth Fund are anticipated to take effect prior to the merger.

About IG Wealth Management

Founded in 1926, IG Wealth Management is a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of Consultants located across Canada. In addition to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles, IG offers a wide range of other financial services. IG Wealth Management has $86 billion in assets under management as of November 30, 2018 and 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 over $155 billion in total assets under management as of November 30, 2018.

 

Media contact

Allan Hiebert

204-956-8535

allan.hiebert@igmfinancial.com