Market Opens

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Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds Opens the Market

Monday, April 3, 2017
Gregory Chrispin, Executive Vice-President of Wealth Management and Life and Health insurance, Desjardins Group, and Nicolas Richard, Chief Operating Officer of Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc., joined Shaun McIver, Chief Client Officer, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group, to open the market to launch their initial suite of seven Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): Desjardins Canada Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETF (DFC); Desjardins USA Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETF (DFU); Desjardins Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF (DCU); Desjardins Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF (DCS); Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF (DCC); Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Government Bond Index ETF (DCG); and Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF (DCP). The Desjardins ETFs are exchange traded mutual funds in which Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. acts as manager and promoter. DFC; DFU; DCU; DCS; DCC; DCG; and DCP; commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on April 3, 2017.

BMO Exchange Traded Funds Opens the Market

Friday, March 31, 2017
Kevin Prins, VP, Dan Stanley, VP, and Laura Tase, VP, BMO ETFs, joined Shaun McIver, Chief Client Officer, Equity Capital Markets, TMX Group, to open the market to launch four new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): BMO Canadian High Dividend Covered Call ETF (ZWC); BMO US Preferred Share Index ETF (ZUP/ZUP.U); and BMO US Preferred Share Hedged to CAD Index ETF (ZHP); BMO US Put Write Hedged to CAD ETF (ZPH); . Established in May 2009, BMO ETFs is a financial services company and is managed and administered by BMO Global Asset Management Inc., an investment fund manager and portfolio manager and separate legal entity from Bank of Montreal. ZWC; ZUP/ZUP.U; ZHP; and ZPH; commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on February 9, 2017.

Redwood Asset Management Inc. Opens the Market

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Peter Shippen, President & CEO, Redwood Asset Management Inc., joined Dani Lipkin, Head, Business Development, Exchange Traded Funds, Closed-End Funds, and Structured Notes, TMX Group, to open the market to launch June 2021 Investment Grade Bond Pool (RBP.UN). Redwood, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Purpose Investments Inc., is the manager of the Fund and Fiera Capital Corporation is the portfolio adviser to the Fund. RBP.UN is a Closed-End Fund that uses the Unit Traded Fund (UTF) structure. RBP.UN commenced trading on Toronto Stock Exchange on March 22, 2017.
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