IGM Financial Inc.
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IGM Financial Inc.

August 01, 2008 17:32 ET

IGM Financial Inc. Announces July 2008 Total Assets Under Management and Mutual Fund Sales

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Aug. 1, 2008) - IGM Financial Inc. (IGM) (TSX:IGM) today reported preliminary total assets under management of $116.8 billion and mutual fund assets under management of $103.1 billion as at July 31, 2008. Total mutual fund net new money in July was ($51.3) million.



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Assets under Management July July % Change
(billions) (unaudited) 2008 2007 YOY
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Mutual Funds
Investors Group $58.06 $60.89 (4.6)
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Mackenzie $42.97 $47.93 (10.3)
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Counsel Group of Funds $2.09(1) $2.30(1) (9.1)
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Mutual Fund Assets under Management $103.12 $111.12 (7.2)
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Private, institutional, sub-advised
and other - Mackenzie $13.72(2) $13.91(2) (1.4)
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Total Assets under Management $116.84 $125.03 (6.6)
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Mutual Funds Net New Money(i) Counsel
July 2008 Investors Group IGM
(millions) (unaudited) Group Mackenzie of Funds Financial
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All Mutual Funds
Gross Sales $482.3 $543.8 $20.5 $1,046.6
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Net New Money(i) $47.6 ($92.4) ($6.5)(3) ($51.3)(3)
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Long Term Mutual Funds
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Gross Sales $359.9 $362.1 $17.4 $739.4
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Net New Money(i) $3.9 ($167.6) ($7.2)(3) ($170.9)(3)
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(i) Mutual Fund Net New Money is defined as Gross Sales less Gross
Redemptions and is consistent with the terminology used by The
Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC).

(1) includes $498 -million (July 2007 - $558-million) in Counsel Group of
Funds mutual fund assets invested in other managers' mutual funds.
(2) excludes assets managed by Mackenzie on behalf of Investors Group.
(3) includes $2.5 -million in net new money of Counsel Group of Funds
mutual funds invested in other managers' mutual funds.


For more information on mutual fund activity, please refer to press releases issued by Investors Group Inc., Mackenzie Investments and Investment Planning Counsel Inc.

Additional information about mutual fund assets and fund flows will be available on the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) web site (www.ific.ca) on approximately the 15th of each month as part of a Canadian industry-wide release of monthly statistics.

IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and the country's largest manager and distributor of mutual funds and other managed asset products, with $116.8 billion in total assets under management. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group, Mackenzie Financial Corporation and Investment Planning Counsel. IGM Financial Inc. is a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies.

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