SOURCE: Scotiabank

November 25, 2013 07:00 ET

ScotiaFunds and Scotia Private Pools Announce Several Name Changes

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 25, 2013) - ScotiaFunds and Scotia Private Pools today announced name changes for a number of funds (the "Funds") to simplify and promote greater consistency within its lineup. 1832 Asset Management L.P. is the manager of ScotiaFunds and Scotia Private Pools.

The name changes and effective dates are as follows:

         
Current Name  New Name  Effective Date
ScotiaFunds
Scotia Canadian Tactical Asset Allocation Fund  Scotia Balanced Opportunities Fund  November 29, 2013
Scotia Canadian Dividend Income Fund   Scotia Dividend Balanced Fund   November 29, 2013
Scotia Selected Income & Modest Growth Portfolio   Scotia Selected Balanced Income Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Selected Balanced Income & Growth Portfolio   Scotia Selected Balanced Growth Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Selected Moderate Growth Portfolio   Scotia Selected Growth Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Selected Aggressive Growth Portfolio   Scotia Selected Maximum Growth Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Partners Diversified Income Portfolio   Scotia Partners Income Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Partners Income & Modest Growth Portfolio   Scotia Partners Balanced Income Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Partners Balanced Income & Growth Portfolio   Scotia Partners Balanced Growth Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Partners Moderate Growth Portfolio   Scotia Partners Growth Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Partners Aggressive Growth Portfolio   Scotia Partners Maximum Growth Portfolio   November 29, 2013
Scotia Private North American Equity Pool   Scotia Private North American Dividend Pool   December 2, 2013
         

There will be no changes to the Funds' investment objectives or investment strategies as a result of the name changes. 

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the simplified prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed or insured by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government deposit insurer, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

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 The Bank of Nova Scotia.

About Scotiabank Global Wealth & Insurance
Scotiabank Global Wealth & Insurance (GWI) provides comprehensive advice and wealth solutions to clients in Canada and internationally. GWI has more than $130 billion in assets under management (AUM) and more than $300 billion in assets under administration (AUA). GWI also has, through its licensed insurance affiliates, in excess of eight million insurance policies in 30 countries. GWI further provides comprehensive business banking solutions on a global basis to corporate, commercial, and small business clients.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's most international bank. With more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 21 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. With assets of $743 billion (as at July 31, 2013), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

For more information about the ScotiaFunds please visit www.scotiabank.com.

Contact Information