Investors Group

Investors Group

October 01, 2009 16:42 ET

Investors Group Reports September 2009 Mutual Fund Sales and Assets Under Management

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Oct. 1, 2009) - Investors Group today reported preliminary mutual fund sales and assets under management for the month ending September 30, 2009. Mutual fund assets under management were $56.6-billion at September 30, 2009 compared with $54.3-billion at September 30, 2008 and $47.5-billion at December 31, 2008.



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Mutual Fund September 2009 September 2008
Sales - Month
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$ millions Sales Redemptions Net New Net New
(unaudited) Money (i) Money (i)
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Long Term 324.5 299.1 25.4 (6.7)
Money Market 59.5 74.2 (14.7) 23.2
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Total 384.0 373.3 10.7 16.5
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Mutual Fund September 2009 September 2008
Sales - YTD
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$ millions Sales Redemptions Net New Net New
(unaudited) Money (i) Money (i)
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Long Term 2,910.8 2,667.9 242.9 253.3
Money Market 755.1 747.7 7.4 311.6
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Total 3,665.9 3,415.6 250.3 564.9
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(i) Net New Money is defined as Sales less Redemptions and is consistent
with the terminology used by The Investment Funds Institute of Canada
(IFIC).


For additional information about Investors Group's average assets under management, please see the IGM Financial press release which will be available on October 2, 2009. Additional information about Investors Group's 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.

Investors Group, founded in 1926, is a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of approximately 4,600 Consultants located throughout Canada. In addition to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles, Investors Group offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage and other financial services. Investors Group 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 $118 billion in total assets under management.

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