Cartier Funds

March 28, 2005 16:53 ET

Cartier Funds Streamlines Fund Line-up


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FOR: CARTIER FUNDS

MARCH 28, 2005 - 16:53 ET

Cartier Funds Streamlines Fund Line-up

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2005) - Cartier Funds

Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd. ("Goodman & Company")
announces plans to merge several mutual funds, subject to receipt of all
necessary securityholder and regulatory approvals. The proposed mergers
will eliminate overlap and achieve cost-efficiencies by merging mutual
funds with similar investment objectives.

Under the proposal, Cartier U.S. Equity Fund and Cartier Global Leaders
RSP Fund will be merged into Cartier Global Equity Fund.

Investors will be asked to approve the mergers at special meetings to be
held on or about May 20, 2005. The mergers may also require regulatory
approval. If approved, the mergers will take effect after the close of
business on a date determined by Goodman & Company, currently expected
to be May 27, 2005.

Goodman & Company is a leading investment firm tracing its portfolio
management roots back over 45 years, with approximately $15 billion in
assets under management. Goodman & Company, including Dynamic Mutual
Funds and its affiliates, offers a wide range of wealth management
solutions through registered financial advisors, including mutual funds;
fee based programs (Viscount and Marquis), limited partnerships (CMP and
Canada Dominion), a labour-sponsored fund, hedge funds and high
net-worth investment counsel (Goodman Private Wealth Management).
Goodman & Company is a division of Dundee Wealth Management Inc. (DW -
TSX)

The Cartier Funds, launched in 1999, and the MultiPartners Portfolios
(which include Cartier Funds and funds from six leading companies),
launched in 2002, have $500 million in assets under management. They are
among the many brands, including Dynamic, Viscount, Marquis and Radiant,
offered by Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.


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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd.
    Trevor Hampden
    (416) 365-5002
    thampden@dynamic.ca