TORONTO, January 6, 2017 - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. today announced December mutual fund net sales of $874 million. Long-term funds had net sales of $883 million and money market funds had net redemptions of $8 million. Assets under management increased by 1.1 per cent.
'Even through the busy holiday season, Canadians continued to invest toward their long-term goals,' said Doug Coulter, president of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. “In today’s markets, investors and advisors are favouring balanced products that offer stability through diversification. This can be seen through the continued strong inflows to our suite of RBC Select Portfolios, which remained among our top selling solutions this month.'
Sales results information is based on preliminary data from the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) and only include Canadian prospectus qualified mutual funds.
Please consult your advisor and read the prospectus or Fund Facts document before investing. There may be commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses associated with mutual fund investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. RBC Funds, BlueBay Funds and PH&N Funds are offered by RBC Global Asset Management Inc. and distributed through authorized dealers.
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 more than $390 billion in assets and have approximately 1,300 employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
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For more information, please contact:
Leah Commisso, RBC GAM Corporate Communications, 416-955-6498