The Case and the National Bank announce an investment of 30 fund M$ to support the creation of new Québécois funds negociated on the market

February 10, 2012 Leave a comment

The funds will be negotiated under symbol QXM funds

MONTREAL, 6 févr. 2012 /CNW Telbec/- the Case of deposit and placement of Quebec and the National Bank announce today an investment of 30 M$ to allow the creation of the funds negociated on the market (FNB) National XTF Indice Morningstar Quebec Banque.

This new funds, made up exclusively of Québécois titles, will aim to support the growth and the recognition of Québécois companies here and near the international financial community, indicated Jean-Luc Gravel, first vice-president, Stockmarkets with the Case. Last spring, the Case had announced that its index of reference for Canadian the Actions wallet would integrate from now on the new index Morningstar Quebec Banque National. To invest 15 M$ in new the funds, based on this index, reaffirms the will of the Case to support the radiation of Québécois companies carrying growth.

It is about the very first FNB which will allow the private individual and any other investor to be exposed of only one blow with nearly an about sixty Québécois companies, indicated Laurent funds Ferreira, executive vice-president and managing director, Dérivés from the National Bank.

IN CONNECTION WITH THE CASE OF DEPOSIT AND PLACEMENT OF QUEBEC

The Case of deposit and placement of Quebec is an financial institution which manages funds coming mainly from modes of public and private retirement and insurance. Its credit net amounts to 151,7 G$ at December 31, 2010. One of the most important managers of institutional funds in Canada, the Case invests in the large financial markets and in mutual funds the form of private placements and of real investments. For more information:

IN CONNECTION WITH THE NATIONAL BANK

The National Bank of Canada is a group integrated which provides complete finance departments to its customers of private individuals, SME and large companies in its principal market, as well as dedicated services into its other customers in the world. The National Bank offers all the range of the banking services, including those intended for the large companies, and all the services of a bank of investment. It is active on the international markets of capital and, via its subsidiary companies, broking of the transferable securities, insurance, management of inheritance like in management of and mode investment funds of retirement. The National Bank is a company whose credit rises with more than 156 billion Canadian dollars at October 31, 2011 according to the PCGR Canada and who, with his subsidiary companies, employs more than 19 000 people. Its titles are with dimensions with Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). For further information, visit the site of the Bank with To reach the gate of financial education of the National Bank of Canada, visit

Information:

Case of deposit and placement of Quebec Maxime Chagnon Directing principal, Communications with the media

Bank Nationale Joan Beauchamp Conseillère senior, Public affairs 514 394-6500

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Warning with the Investors: Morgan Development mutual funds Corp. Dragon John Cheong and Hermann Tse

February 6, 2012 Leave a comment

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WARNING WITH THE INVESTORS – MORGAN DEVELOPMENT funds CORP. DRAGON
JOHN CHEONG and HERMANN TSE

TORONTO it Commission of the transferable securities of Ontario (CVMO) warns the investors not to buy transferable securities at Morgan Dragon Development Corp. or of its principal directors, John Cheong and Hermann Tse.

On January 27, 2012, a director of the CVMO suspended the inscription of Morgan Dragon Development Corp. and Misters Cheong and Tse. Following this suspension, Morgan Development Corp. Dragon funds and Misters Cheong and Tse are not authorized any more to sell transferable securities to the investors.

The decision to suspend the inscription of Morgan Development Corp. Dragon and Misters Cheong and Tse was communicated of sharp voice during the authority which took place in the offices of the CVMO on Friday January 27, 2012. It is provided that the written reasons for the decision will be written and then posted on the Web site of the CVMO.

If you have questions or information relative with this business, want to communicate with the Info-center of the CVMO to the 416 593-8314 or without expenses to the 1 877 785-1555.

Under the terms of article 28 of the Law on the transferable securities (Ontario), a director of the CVMO can suspend the inscription of a private individual or a company if it has serious doubts with regard to the maintenance of necessary qualities so that this private individual or this company is registered or if it determines that it is not any more in the public interest which a private individual or a company is registered.

The CVMO has as a mandate to protect the investors against the unfair, irregular or fraudulent practices and to support right and effective financial markets in addition to promoting confidence in those. We invite the investors to check the inscription of any person or company offering of the occasions of placement and to consult the material of information of the CVMO for the investors accessible to the address.

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RBC world Management of credits Inc. funds launch three new funds supported by the institutional resources on a worldwide scale of its group of companies

February 4, 2012 Leave a comment

TORONTO, 30 janv. 2012 /CNW/ – RBC world Management of credits Inc. announced that as from aujourd’ today, the Funds of obligations of companies of BlueBay emerging markets, the Funds of value in American actions of companies with average capitalization RBC and the Funds of basic American actions of companies with small capitalization RBC are offered to the particular and institutional investors Canadian. BlueBay Asset Management acts as under-adviser for the funds of obligations of companies of emerging markets and RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) acts as under-adviser for the funds of American actions.

In accordance with our engagement to meet the needs changing for our customers, we are happy to offer the access to preceded competences of BlueBay Asset Management and of RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) by means of these three new funds, indicated Doug Coulter, president of RBC Gestion of Credits Inc.

Funds of obligations of companies of BlueBay emerging markets the Funds of obligations of companies of BlueBay emerging markets invests mainly in evidences of indebtedness of companies of emergent countries. This funds is appropriate to the investors who seek at the same time an income and a growth potential of the capital while diversifying the shutter with fixed income of their wallet while investing in evidences of indebtedness of emerging markets.

BlueBay Asset Management acts as under-adviser for the funds. Acquired by RBC in 2010 and established in the United Kingdom, BlueBay is an important specialized manager of fixed interest securities. The company offers alternate products purchaser and products in the principal subcategories of credits: emerging markets, titles with raised output, loans, convertible bonds and titles with high dimension.

Funds of value in American actions of companies with average capitalization RBC the Funds of value in American actions of companies with average capitalization RBC invests especially in non-voting shares of american companies with average capitalization regarded as underestimated, in order to largely give access to the occasions of economic growth in the stockmarkets. This funds is appropriate to the investors with the research of the potentialities for growth which the US market offers, or of a component value for the shutter actions of their wallet.

Funds of basic American actions of companies with small capitalization RBC the Funds of basic American actions of companies with small capitalization RBC invests especially in non-voting shares of american companies with small capitalization, in order to largely give access to the occasions of economic growth in the stockmarkets. The funds is appropriate to the investors who want to benefit from the potentialities for growth that the US market offers or who wish to diversify their wallet according to the market cap.

RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) acts as under-adviser for the funds. RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.) is a company-council in placement registered whose head office is located at Mineapolis, in Minnesota. It offers a vast range of services of placement specialized to the institutional investors via distinct accounts and of Funds RBC.

The investors must have a horizon of long-term placement funds and be able to tolerate fluctuations of the value of their placements, and this, for the three funds.

The three new funds are offered to the private individuals according to four fixed prices of accessible overheads: series has, Conseillers series and series F (available via financial advisers), and series D (available via platforms of direct services to the customers, that is to say Services of placement PH&N and RBC Placements on line).

The overheads for each series of funds are indicated in the table below.

FUNDS OVERHEADS mutual funds (in %)
 SERIES HAS  SERIES ADVISERS  SERIES F   SERIES D 
Funds of obligations of companies of BlueBay funds emerging markets 1,70 1,70 0,95 1,10
Funds of value in American actions of companies with average capitalization RBC 1,85 1,85 0,85 1,10
Funds of basic American actions of companies with small capitalization RBC 1,85 1,85 0,85 1,10

The funds are also offered to the institutional investors via the series O.

RBC world Management of credits and RBC Management of inheritance RBC world Management of credits (RBC GMA), division of management of credits of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), gathers the managers of institutional funds BlueBay Asset Management, Philips, Hager & North management of placements and RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.). RBC GMA is an world supplier of services and management solutions of placements for the private individuals, the fortunate customers and the institutional investors. The company offers pools, funds in common management, funds of cover, accounts distinct and specialized strategies of placement. The group of companies of RBC GMA manages a credit of approximately 250 billion dollars and account some 1 000 employees in Canada, in the United States, in Europe and Asia.

RBC world Gestion of credits belongs to RBC Gestion of inheritance, one of the ten more important managers of inheritance in the world. RBC Gestion of inheritance serves directly of the easy, fortunate and very fortunate customers in Canada, in the United States, in Latin America, in Europe, in the Middle East, in Africa and Asia in their offering a complete range of banking services, services of placement, services of trust and other management solutions of inheritance. It offers moreover to the institutional customers and to the private individuals of the products and services of management of credits directly and via RBC and of external distributors, by means of its division RBC world Gestion of credits (which includes/understands BlueBay Asset Management). RBC Gestion of inheritance counts more than 525 billion Canadian dollars credits under administration, more than de 305 billion Canadian dollars of credits under financial management and some 4 300 advisers, bankers private and in charge of accounts of the fiduciary services. 

Information:

Raymond Chouinard, Relationships to the media,

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Communicated ACVM: The authorities in transferable securities of Canada adopt a funds mode of framing of the credit rating agencies

February 3, 2012 Leave a comment

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For immediate publication
On January 27, 2012

The authorities in transferable securities of Canada adopt mutual funds
a mode of framing of the credit rating agencies

Toronto – the Canadian Authorities in transferable securities (ACVM) announced today the implementation of the Payment 25-101 on the indicated credit rating agencies, which imposes obligations on the credit rating agencies wishing to see their notations used in the legislation in transferable securities.

The payment founds a lawful mode of monitoring of the credit rating agencies in virtue of which they will have to apply to become indicated credit rating agency and to accede to rules as regards conflicts of interests, governorship, control, function of conformity and obligatory deposits. The payment was also elaborate in a preoccupation with a coherence with the international modes and the provisions on the downstream and certification of the European commission so that the participants in the European market can trust with the notations of the Canadian credit rating agencies associated with those registered in Europe.

the ACVM recognize the importance of the function filled by the credit rating agencies on the worldwide markets of the credit, affirmed Bill Rice, president of the ACVM and general president-director of Alberta Securities Commission. By taking account of the lawful evolution with the international scales in the development of the mode of Canadian framing, the ACVM established standards not only adequate for the credit rating agencies, but such compatible with the international modes.

In March 2011, the ACVM published for consultation of the modifications to the payment which integrated comments received of the European Authority of the financial markets on the question of knowing if the Canadian project of lawful framing were equivalent to the payment of the EU. After examination of the comments received of the investors and participants in the market on the project of 2011, of light modifications were brought in order to improve the payment.

In certain territories, the promulgation of legislative modifications and obtaining ministerial approvals are necessary. funds Subject to approvals necessary, the payment will come into effect on April 20, 2012.

One can consult the final version of the mode of framing of the credit rating agencies and the modifications related on the Web sites of the members of the ACVM.

The ACVM are the council made up of the provincial and territorial authorities in transferable securities of Canada. They coordinate and harmonize the regulation of the markets of the capital of Canada.

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Communicated CVMO: The president of the CVMO, Howard Wetston, comments on the decision of funds the Supreme court of Canada

February 1, 2012 Leave a comment

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The president funds of the CVMO, Howard Wetston, comments on the mutual funds decision of the Supreme court of Canada

TORONTO chair it and chief of the direction of the Commission of the transferable securities of Ontario (CVMO), Howard Wetston, c.r., published today the following declaration following the publication by the Supreme funds court funds of Canada of his judgement on the constitutionality of the Canadian project of Law on the transferable securities:

the CVMO will take time to examine the decision returned today by the Supreme court of Canada. We will continue to concentrate us on the regulation of the financial markets of Ontario in the best interest of the participants in the market and the investors of the province. We currently treat important questions out of matter in particular of policies, application of the law and infrastructure of the markets which require an engagement without fault.

With regard to the national initiatives of regulation, we will continue to collaborate with the other provincial and territorial organizations of regulation of the transferable securities.

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RBC Assurances is proud to be the silent partner of the Funds of the programs of recruitment 2012-2013 of the Canadian funds Committee paralympic

January 30, 2012 Leave a comment

New subsidies are from now on available to help the people having a handicap to imply itself in the sport

OTTAWA, 25 janv. 2012 /CNW/ – the Canadian Committee paralympic is proud to announce that RBC Assurances will be the silent partner of the Funds of the Programs of recruitment

Under the Funds of the Programs of recruitment (FPR), which is also financially constant by the government of Canada, of the subsidies up to 10 000 $ are given to sporting organizations in order to contribute with the creation of a new sporting program, or to the widening of a crowned program of existing success which proposes with people having a handicap to live a positive experiment of initiation to the sport. The funds can serve to increase the number of options available within the framework as the program, in particular on the level of the space of hiring of buildings, the coaching or the formation of voluntary, inter alia.

RBC Assurances is charmed to join the Canadian Committee paralympic to contribute to the paralympic growth of the Movement in Canada and to allow a greater number of people having a handicap to imply itself in the sport, declared Neil Skelding, general president-director, RBC Assurances. A great number of basic sporting programs have limited resources and count on the contributions of voluntary. This funds will make it possible to increase their resources and to thus offer to Canadian and to the Canadians having a handicap programming of initiation the sport of quality.

The requests for subsidy under the Funds of the Programs of recruitment 2012-2013 will be accepted from January 25, 2012. The deadline of application was fixed at February 29, 2012.

Please consult the fonds site to download the form of request and to obtain further information. A webinaire optional interactive bearing on the process of request is planned for Monday February 17 with 19:00 (HNE). To be registered, it is advisable to send email to mutual funds the address

Henry Storgaard, chief of the direction of the Canadian Committee paralympic, accomodated very cordially RBC Assurances within the Canadian Movement paralympic.

It is without any very encouraging doubt to announce the arrival of a new silent partner and, I would say even more, to be likely to be able to put this silent partner in bond with the Funds of the Programs of recruitment, declared Mr. Storgaard. The programmes of initiation of quality constitute the heart of a sporting system paralympic solid. They are one of the essential components of our objective, which consists in becoming the first paralympic nation in the world. We appreciate the support enormously that RBC Assurances brought towards this particularly important initiative.

In connection with RBC Insurances

RBC Insurances, via its subsidiary companies of exploitation, provides a vast range of solutions and products of insurance travels, life, disease, dwelling, car, inheritance and of reinsurance, as well as services of credit insurance and undertaken with private individuals and groups. RBC Assurances counts more than four million customers in Canada, the E. – U. and elsewhere in the world. Our products and services are offered via a large variety of distribution networks, in particular of the télécentres, branches funds of insurance, brokers independent, agents of voyages, an exclusive manpower of sale and the Internet.

Concerning the Support program with the sport of Canada Sport

The Support program with the sport aims at providing to the national organizations and of services multisports the funds of which they have need to develop the sport amateur in Canada and to reach the highest international levels in the chapter of the performances. Financial aid makes it possible to reinforce our national sporting movement and serves the interests of our athletes and trainers. For further information, please consult the following site: fra//

Concerning the Funds of the Programs of recruitment (FPR)

Created in 2010 (initially under the name of Funds First contact), the Funds of the Programs of recruitment (FPR) is intended to support the creation of new programs or the development of an existing project whose objective is positive initiation with the handisports. The subsidy can be used to improve the options of a program by renting a room, by engaging a trainer or by forming the voluntary ones, inter alia. In 2011-2012, 32 clubs were financed with height of an entire amount of 237 323 $.

Concerning the Canadian Committee paralympic

The Canadian Committee paralympic is a deprived organization with nonlucrative goal including/understanding 46 sporting organizations members who are devoted to improve the movement paralympic. Its vision is to occupy the first world rank as a paralympic nation. Its mission is to develop a durable sporting system to make it possible to the Canadian athletes to go up on the podium of the Plays paralympic. By supporting the Canadian paralympic athletes and by making the promotion of their success, the CPC encourages all the Canadians who have a physical handicap to practise sports by means of the programs offered by our members. For further information, please consult the following site:

Information:

Alison Korn Administrative of the relations of press Canadian Committee paralympic Tel.: 613 569-4333, item 243 Cellular: 613 298-4927

Co-ordinating Laura Ferris, Programs of recruitment Canadian Committee paralympic Tel.: 613 569-4333, item 233

Web: Facebook: CDNParalympics Twitter: aCDNParalympics YouTube: CDNParalympics funds

Margie McNeil RBC Insurances 905 606-1425

Angela Gordon RBC Insurances 905 816-5650

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RBC announces its engagement to pour 20 million dollars fund within the framework of a new social and environmental initiative

January 27, 2012 Leave a comment

The Funds Impact RBC opens new horizons for the Canadian banking environment

TORONTO, 24 janv. 2012 /CNW/ – RBC announced today that it will pour 20 million dollars within the framework of a new social and environmental initiative which aims at facilitating the research solution with the social and environmental problems. The financing with impact, which indicates a range of vehicles and finance departments using of the capital deprived to finance solutions with the social and environmental challenges while generating a financial output, should contribute to advance the new wave of innovation and the growth of the productivity in the worldwide economy.

This initiative comprises the following aspects:

  • An investment of 10 million dollars, drawn funds with very the credit of RBC Foundation, in funds of socially responsible investment (funds ISR).
  • New funds in capital of 10 million dollars, the Funds Impact RBC, to contribute to the financing of projects of organizations and contractors who attack the social and environmental challenges. This bottom will target in priority the projects which make the promotion of the environmental durability and the management of the water resources, and which provides occasions of employment to the young people and to the new arrivals of Canada.

We waited the good moment to launch a program of this nature, and the moment came, declared Gordon Mr. Nixon, president and chief of the direction of RBC. We have the conviction that our initial investment of 10 million dollars in the Funds Impact RBC will be used to stimulate not only the entrepreneuriat and the innovation in Canada, but also of the similar investments on behalf of other actors of the business world. We are also proud to invest according to our values by pouring 10 million additional dollars of our own funds, via RBC Fondation, in funds socially and environnementalement persons in charge.

It is about the first initiative of this kind announced by a great Canadian financial institution. RBC has a rich person tradition of innovation in the field of the socially responsible investment. In 2007, it launched the whole of funds Jantzi RBC, and in 2008, it integrated Valeurs the Community funds of Philips, Hager & North with the whole of funds of RBC world Gestion of credits. The two offers give to the investors possibilities of investment socially and environnementalement person in charge who allow them to contribute to environmental durability and to support the communities, while making sure that the funded capital generates a good output.

The initiative of RBC will present a formidable occasion to support projects whose impact on people, planet and the financial output will be positive, affirms Ilse Treurnicht, chief of the direction of Mars and president of the Canadian Group of study on social finance. This advertisement constitutes a turning for the financing with impact in Canada. The engagement of RBC at the same time innovating and is turned towards the future.

March recently inaugurated its center of investment of impact, known by the English name Centers for Impact Financing, in order to support the advance of the market of social finance in Canada.

During next months, RBC will assemble an advisory committee in order to help our internal group to work out the criteria of the Funds Impact RBC (standard of acceptable organizations with an financial aid, methods of financing, limits geographical, etc), a structure of suitable governorship and the processes related. Details on the criteria of admissibility and the process of request relative at the bottoms will be communicated to you in the months to come.

mutual funds RBC employs nearly 74 000 full-time and part-time people who are useful beyond 15 million customers in Canada, the United States and in 56 other countries. Recognized like one of the world leaders financial services social responsibility and environmental, RBC belongs to the indices Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2011-2012 and DJSI North American Index, in addition to being reproduced on the list of the 100 companies world champions of sustainable development. It was named among the most respectful employers of the environment in Canada, one of the best employers in the chapter of diversity in Canada funds , one of the 50 companies most socially responsible in Canada , like one of the best employers in Canada. Moreover, RBC belongs to the indices Jantzi Social Index and FTSE4Good Index, and was registered in Canadian Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index established by Carbon Disclosure Project.

RBC and its employees support and take part in a great diversity of Community initiatives via gifts, mixed liability companies and voluntary help. In 2011, RBC poured more than 98 million dollars to causes in the whole world, including 64 million dollars in gifts and 34 million dollars in the form of mixed liability companies of events and community agencies.

The financial data are expressed in Canadian dollars.

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Claude Lussier, Communications, RBC

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