TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 4, 2016) - PIMCO Canada Corp. (PIMCO), the manager of the PIMCO Canada Funds, today announced management fee reductions to PIMCO Canadian Short Term Bond Fund and PIMCO Canadian Total Return Bond Fund. Effective September 1, 2016, PIMCO will reduce management fees by up to 20 basis points on PIMCO Canadian Short Term Bond Fund and PIMCO Canadian Total Return Bond Fund.
Effective on or about October 3, 2016, PIMCO will change the distribution policy of PIMCO Balanced Income Fund (Canada). PIMCO Balanced Income Fund (Canada) will declare and distribute income to unitholders quarterly, rather than crediting net income daily to unitholders' accounts and distributing net income quarterly. PIMCO Balanced Income Fund (Canada) will continue to distribute net realized capital gains annually.
Effective September 1, 2016, PIMCO will reduce management fees on PIMCO Canadian Short Term Bond Fund to: Series A (1.00%), Series F (0.50%), Series M (0.45%) and Series O (0.95%) and on PIMCO Canadian Total Return Bond Fund to: Series A (1.00%), Series F (0.50%), Series M (0.46%) and Series O (0.96%).
For further information on PIMCO Canada Corp. and the PIMCO Canada Funds, please visit www.pimco.ca or call 1-877-506-8126 (416-506-8187 in Toronto).
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