IGM Financial Inc.
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IGM Financial Inc.

September 05, 2007 12:30 ET

IGM Financial Inc. Announces August 2007 Total Assets Under Management and Mutual Fund Sales

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2007) - IGM Financial Inc. (IGM) (TSX:IGM) today reported preliminary total assets under management of $123.8 billion and mutual fund assets under management of $110.2 billion as at August 31, 2007. Total mutual fund net new money was $(144.7) million.



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Assets under Management August August % Change
(billions) (unaudited) 2007 2006 YOY
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Mutual Funds
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Investors Group $60.58 $53.80 12.6
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Mackenzie $47.37 $43.36 9.2
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Counsel Group of Funds $2.29(1) $2.02(1) 13.4
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Mutual Fund Assets
under Management $110.24 $99.18 11.2
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Private, institutional,
sub-advised and
other - Mackenzie $13.60(2) $7.74(2,3) 75.7
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Total Assets under Management $123.84 $106.92 15.8
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Mutual Funds Net
New Money(a)
August 2007 Investors Counsel Group
(millions)(unaudited) Group Mackenzie of Funds IGM Financial
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All Mutual Funds
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Gross Sales $547.9 $566.3 $23.9 $1,138.1
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Net New Money(a) $119.3 ($269.8) $5.8(4) ($144.7)(4)
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Long Term Mutual Funds
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Gross Sales $422.9 $441.3 $19.0 $883.2
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Net New Money(a) $78.6 ($68.2) $2.4(4) $12.8(4)
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(a) Mutual Fund Net New Money (referred to as Mutual Fund Net Sales in
prior periods) 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 $550-million (August 2006 - $496-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) does not include assets from Mackenzie's acquisition of Cundill
Investment Research Ltd. and related entities. The transaction closed
September 22, 2006 and the institutional assets were valued at $3.3
billion on that date.
(4) includes $0.4-million in net sales 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 over $123 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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