Emissary Canadian Equity Fund

October 17, 2006 11:19 ET

Additional Manager Added to Emissary Portfolio Service

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 17, 2006) - The Manager, NBF Emissary Turnkey Solution LP, announces that Scheer, Rowlett & Associates Investment Management Ltd. of Toronto has been selected co-manager of the Emissary Canadian Equity fund.

The management group behind Scheer Rowlett has demonstrated a clear commitment to value investing in Canadian equity, and has a record of accomplishment that testifies to the benefits of their fundamental approach to securities selection. Scheer Rowlett & Associates, a member of the Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group, will add to the expertise of the current roster of money managers offered on the NBF Turnkey Solutions Emissary and Diplomat platforms.

Bissett Investment Management, a division of Franklin Templeton Investments Corp., has managed the Emissary Canadian Equity fund since inception in 2002 and remains an important component of the Emissary Portfolio Service. Scheer Rowlett will be allocated a portion of the Emissary Canadian Equity Fund on November 1, 2006, and National Bank Financial Ltd. will manage a gradual transition to an equally split portfolio between the two managers, with ongoing allocations being reviewed on a regular basis.

Emissary Portfolio Service offers Canadian investors portfolio solutions built around expert financial advice, access to world-class money management and diversification by asset class, style and geographic region. NBF Emissary Turnkey Solution LP is a subsidiary of National Bank Financial.

Contact Information

  • NBF Turnkey Solutions Inc.
    David D. Kilburn
    (514) 879-3867