IGM Financial Inc.
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IGM Financial Inc.

February 02, 2006 15:16 ET

IGM Financial Inc. Announces January 2006 Mutual Fund Assets And Sales

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 2, 2006) - IGM Financial Inc. (IGM) (TSX:IGM) today reported preliminary mutual fund assets under management as at January 31, 2006 and preliminary net mutual fund sales for the month of January. Total mutual fund assets under management were approximately $96-billion. Total net mutual fund sales were $122.7-million including net sales at Investors Group of $88.1-million, net sales at Mackenzie Financial of $23.1-million and net sales at Investment Planning Counsel of $11.5-million.



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Mutual Fund Assets
under Management January December December % Change
(billions) (unaudited) 2006 2005 2005 Month
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IGM Financial Inc. $95.96(1) $94.03(1) $94.05(1) 2.1
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Investors Group $52.10 $50.70 $50.70 2.8
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Mackenzie Financial $41.96 $41.47 $41.47 1.2
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Investment Planning
Counsel $1.90(1) $1.86(1) $1.88(1) 2.2
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January 2006 January 2005
Net Sales (millions) -----------------------------------------------
(unaudited) All Long Term All Long Term
Funds Funds Funds Funds
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IGM Financial Inc. $122.7(2) $143.4(2) ($56.6)(2) ($13.6)(2)
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Investors Group $88.1 $64.9 $13.1 $2.3
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Mackenzie Financial $23.1 $67.9 ($85.1) ($30.9)
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Investment Planning
Counsel $11.5(2) $10.6(2) $15.4(2) $15.0(2)
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(1) includes $475-million (December 2005 - $388-million) in Investment Planning Counsel mutual fund assets invested in other managers' mutual funds.

(2) includes $3.92-million in net redemptions (2005 - $0.45-million in net sales) of Investment Planning Counsel mutual funds invested in other managers' mutual funds.

Investors Group announced mutual fund sales of $543.1-million, redemptions of $455.0-million and net sales of $88.1-million for the month of January 2006. Gross sales, redemptions and net sales of long-term funds for the month of January 2006 were $471.0-million, $406.1-million and $64.9-million.

Mackenzie Financial announced mutual fund sales of $767.2-million, redemptions of $744.1-million and net sales of $23.1-million for the month of January 2006. Gross sales, redemptions and net sales of long-term funds for the month of January 2006 were $665.2-million, $597.3-million and $67.9-million.

Investment Planning Counsel reported mutual fund sales of its asset management division, Counsel Wealth Management, of $31.9-million, redemptions of $20.4-million and net sales of $11.5-million for the month of January 2006. Gross sales, redemptions and net sales of long-term funds for the month of January 2006 were $30.2-million, $19.6-million and $10.6-million.

For more information on mutual fund activity, please refer to individual press releases for each reporting Company issued yesterday.

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 $103 billion in total assets under management. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group, Mackenzie Financial and Investment Planning Counsel. IGM Financial Inc. is a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies.

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