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December 20, 2016 20:00 ET

BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited Announces BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF Dividend

- A Hong Kong umbrella unit trust authorized under section 104 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) of Hong Kong

- BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF (stock code: 3141.HK) pays dividend of HK$0.13

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Dec. 20, 2016) - BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited today announced a dividend of HK$0.13 per unit for BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF (stock code: 3141.HK).

The expected dividend date is December 28, 2016, and the record date is December 29, 2016. The distribution-payable date is January 6, 2017.

About BMO Global Asset Management

BMO Global Asset Management is a global investment manager with offices in more than 25 cities in 14 countries, delivering service excellence to clients across five continents.

Our four major investment centers in Toronto, Chicago, London and Hong Kong are complemented by a network of world-class boutique managers strategically located across the globe: BMO Real Estate Partners, LGM Investments, Monegy, Inc., Pyrford International Ltd., and Taplin, Canida & Habacht, LLC. BMO Global Asset Management is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative (UNPRI).

BMO Global Asset Management is a part of BMO Financial Group, a highly diversified financial services provider based in North America with total assets of CDN $688 billion as of October 31, 2016, and over 45,000 employees. BMO Wealth Management has worldwide assets under management of CDN $406 billion.

IMPORTANT: BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF is established under BMO ETF, an umbrella unit trust. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with this Sub-Fund. It may not be suitable for all investors and investors should not invest based on this marketing material alone. Investors should exercise caution before investing and read the BMO ETF prospectus (available at www.bmo.hk/etfs) for further details, including product features and risk factors. ETFs are not guaranteed and past performance is not indicative of future performance. Investment involves risks. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up as a result of stock market and currency movements, and investors may not get back the original amount invested.
BMO Asia USD Investment Grade Bond ETF aims to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, closely correspond to the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays Asia USD Investment Grade Bond Index. This Sub-Fund primarily invests in fixed rate USD-denominated government-related and corporate investment grade bonds of the Asia ex-Japan region. Such investments involve special risks including interest rate risk, over-the-counter market risk, issuer risk, sovereign debt risk and illiquidity of bonds close to maturity risk.
Investing in emerging markets involves a greater risk of loss than investing in more developed markets due to, among other factors, greater political, tax, economic, foreign exchange, liquidity and regulatory risks.
The units of this Sub-Fund may trade at a substantial premium or discount to their NAV.
This Sub-Fund is subject to tracking error risks due to factors such as fees and expenses, the representative sampling strategy adopted by the manager and the liquidity of the underlying bonds.

DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this document is, or is intended to be, an offer, advice, or a solicitation to buy or sell any investments, and this document is directed only at persons in those jurisdictions where access to and use of such information is lawful. It is the responsibility of each investor to be aware of and to observe all applicable laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdiction. Investors should seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding any particular investment. SFC authorization is not a recommendation or endorsement of a scheme nor does it guarantee the commercial merits of a scheme or its performance. It does not mean the scheme is suitable for all investors nor is it an endorsement of its suitability for any particular investor or class of investors. This document is issued by BMO Global Asset Management (Asia) Limited, which is authorised and regulated in Hong Kong by the Securities and Futures Commission (the SFC). This document has not been reviewed by the SFC.

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