SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

September 01, 2015 10:00 ET

Scotia U.S. $ Bond Fund Change in Investment Objective

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 01, 2015) - ScotiaFunds, managed by 1832 Asset Management L.P., today announced that at a special meeting of unitholders held on August 27, 2015, it received approval for its proposal to change the investment objective of Scotia U.S. $ Bond Fund (the "Fund"). The change in the Fund's investment objective will be effective September 4, 2015. The new investment objective will read as follows:

The fund's objective is to provide a high level of interest income. It invests primarily in bonds and treasury bills that are denominated in U.S. dollars and are issued by governments, corporations or supranational entities around the world.

About 1832 Asset Management L.P.
1832 Asset Management L.P. offers a range of wealth management solutions, including mutual funds, and investment solutions for private clients, institutional clients and managed asset programs. 1832 Asset Management L.P. is a limited partnership, the general partner of which is wholly owned by Scotiabank.

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