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MD Expands Investment Opportunities For Physicians

MD Physician Services Inc. adds alternative investment mutual fund pools to its discretionary wealth management offering

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - MD Private Investment Counsel (MDPIC) advances its competitive leadership in the discretionary investment management industry by introducing two new mutual fund pools that will provide clients exposure to alternative investments. Combined with MDPIC's existing suite of products, the new mutual fund pools give clients access to advanced solutions to maximize portfolio returns while increasing diversification and reducing risk.

"Our clients deserve access to the most sophisticated solutions," stated Brian Peters, President and CEO. "So we continue to expand our offering to more precisely meet their wealth management needs. Having alternative asset classes and strategies within MD's total wealth management offering equips physicians and their families with a better risk-adjusted return solution set."

MD's portfolio-centric approach to investing is enhanced by two new MDPIC alternative investment mutual fund pools:

  • MDPIM Strategic Yield Pool The pool will invest in ETFs that provide investors with exposure to yield-generating fixed income and equities including global bonds, emerging-markets debt and preferred equities.
  • MDPIM Strategic Opportunities Pool The pool will invest in ETFs that provide investors with exposure to real estate investment trusts (REITs), infrastructure and commodities, timber and U.S., international and emerging-market small cap equities.

Learn more about MD's new alternative investment mutual fund pools at md.cma.ca/alternativepools.

MDPIC is one of the largest private investment counsel firms in Canada and the fastest growing amongst the top five firms, with over $12 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2012. Learn more about MDPIC in our recent news release at md.cma.ca/MDPICgrowing.

About MD Physician Services MD Physician Services, with more than $30 billion in assets under administration, is dedicated to serving physicians and their families. MD Physician Services provides financial products and services, the MD family of mutual funds, private investment counselling services and practice management products and services through the MD Group of companies. For a detailed list of these companies, visit md.cma.ca. Investment counselling services (MDPIC) and management of the MDPIM Pools provided by MD Physician Services Inc., a CMA company.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. To obtain a copy of the prospectus, please call your MD Advisor, or the MD TradeCentre at 1 800 267-2332.

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