IGM Financial Inc.
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IGM Financial Inc.

November 02, 2006 11:29 ET

IGM Financial Inc. Announces October 2006 Mutual Fund Assets and Sales

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 2, 2006) - IGM Financial Inc. (IGM) (TSX:IGM) today reported preliminary mutual fund assets under management as at October 31, 2006 and preliminary mutual fund sales for the month of October. Total mutual fund assets under management were $102-billion. Total net mutual fund sales were $15.2-million including net sales at Investors Group of $40.4-million, net redemptions at Mackenzie Financial of $35.0-million and net sales at Counsel Group of Funds, a division of Investment Planning Counsel, of $9.8-million.



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Mutual Fund
Assets under
Management
(billions) October September December % Change % Change
(unaudited) 2006 2006 2005 Month YTD
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IGM Financial Inc. $102.02(1) $99.41(1) $94.05(1) 2.6 8.5
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Investors Group $55.66 $53.99 $50.70 3.1 9.8
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Mackenzie Financial $44.27 $43.39 $41.47 2.0 6.8
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Counsel Group of
Funds $2.09(1) $2.03(1) $1.88(1) 3.0 11.2
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Net Sales October 2006 October 2005
(millions) -----------------------------------------------------------
(unaudited) All Funds Long Term Funds All Funds Long Term Funds
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IGM Financial
Inc. $15.2(2) ($39.4)(2) $89.0(2) $118.1(2)
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Investors Group $40.4 $14.3 $49.4 $22.0
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Mackenzie Financial ($35.0) ($62.1) $17.8 $76.7
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Counsel Group of
Funds $9.8(2) $8.4(2) $21.8(2) $19.4(2)
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(1) includes $515-million (September 2006 - $498-million, December 2005 - $388-million) in Counsel Group of Funds mutual fund assets invested in other managers' mutual funds.

(2) includes $3.2-million in net redemptions (2005 - $0.5-million in net redemptions) of Counsel Group of Funds mutual funds invested in other managers' mutual funds.

Investors Group announced mutual fund sales of $437.2-million, redemptions of $396.8-million and net sales of $40.4-million for the month of October 2006. Gross sales, redemptions and net sales of long-term funds for the month of October 2006 were $353.7-million, $339.4-million and $14.3-million.

Mackenzie Financial announced mutual fund sales of $612.7-million, redemptions of $647.7-million and net redemptions of $35.0-million for the month of October 2006. Gross sales, redemptions and net redemptions of long-term funds for the month of October 2006 were $432.7-million, $494.8-million and $62.1-million.

Counsel Group of Funds, a division of Investment Planning Counsel, reported mutual fund sales of $25.3-million, redemptions of $15.5-million and net sales of $9.8-million for the month of October 2006. Gross sales, redemptions and net sales of long-term funds for the month of October 2006 were $23.3-million, $14.9-million and 8.4-million.

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

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 $113 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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