TORONTO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Natixis Global Asset Management announced today that investors have approved the proposed fund mergers, as detailed in the table below, at special meetings of investors held today, December 2, 2016, in Toronto.
As such, each terminating fund listed below will merge into the corresponding continuing fund listed below, effective on or about December 9, 2016:
|Terminating Fund||Continuing Fund|
|NexGen Canadian Diversified Income Registered Fund (CDIR)||Natixis Strategic Balanced Registered Fund (SBR)|
|NexGen Canadian Diversified Income Tax Managed Fund (CDITM)||Natixis Strategic Balanced Tax Managed Fund (SBTM)|
Investors in CDIR and CDITM will automatically receive securities of the equivalent series (and class, in the case of SBTM) of SBR or SBTM, as applicable, all determined on a dollar-for-dollar basis. Any investor that wishes to switch to a different fund or redeem their holdings ahead of this exchange will need to submit this request before the close of business on December 8, 2016. As soon as practicable following the mergers, CDIR will be wound up and securities of CDITM will be cancelled.
Cautionary Statement on Forward Looking Information
This press release may include forward looking statements within the meaning of securities laws. Forward looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from what is currently expected. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking statements.
About Natixis Global Asset Management
Natixis Global Asset Management serves thoughtful investment professionals worldwide with more insightful ways to invest. Through our Durable Portfolio Construction® approach, we focus on risk to help them construct more strategic portfolios that seek to endure today’s unpredictable markets. We draw from deep investor and industry insights and partner closely with our clients to put objective data behind the discussion.
Natixis Global Asset Management is ranked among the world’s largest asset management firms.1 Uniting over 20 specialized investment managers globally ($897 billion AUM2), we bring a diverse range of solutions to every strategic opportunity. From insight to action, Natixis Global Asset Management helps our clients better serve their own with more durable portfolios.
Headquartered in Paris and Boston, Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. is part of Natixis. Listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, Natixis is a subsidiary of BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A.’s affiliated investment management firms and distribution and service groups include Active Index Advisors;3 AEW Capital Management; AEW Europe; AlphaSimplex Group; Axeltis; Darius Capital Partners; DNCA Investments;4 Dorval Finance;5 Emerise;6 Gateway Investment Advisers; H2O Asset Management;5 Harris Associates; IDFC Asset Management Company; Loomis, Sayles & Company; Managed Portfolio Advisors;3 McDonnell Investment Management; Mirova;5 Natixis Asset Management; Ossiam; Seeyond;7 Vaughan Nelson Investment Management; Vega Investment Managers; and Natixis Global Asset Management Private Equity, which includes Seventure Partners, Naxicap Partners, Alliance Entreprendre, Euro Private Equity, Caspian Private Equity and Eagle Asia Partners. Visit ngam.natixis.com for more information.
1 Cerulli Quantitative Update: Global Markets 2016
ranked Natixis Global Asset Management, S.A. as the 16th
largest asset manager in the world based on assets under management
($870.3 billion) as of December 31, 2015.
2 Net asset value as of September 30, 2016. Assets under management (AUM) may include assets for which non-regulatory AUM services are provided. Non-regulatory AUM includes assets which do not fall within the SEC’s definition of ‘regulatory AUM’ in Form ADV, Part 1.
3 A division of NGAM Advisors, L.P.
4 A brand of DNCA Finance.
5 A subsidiary of Natixis Asset Management.
6 A brand of Natixis Asset Management and Natixis Asset Management Asia Limited, based in Singapore and Paris.
7 A brand of Natixis Asset Management.