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April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM) announced today the launch of RBC Global Equity Focus Fund, RBC International Equity Currency Neutral Fund and Series T5 units of BlueBay Global Convertible Bond Fund. The Funds are available to individual and institutional investors across
"Many investors are seeking ways to tap into global investment opportunities and we are pleased to offer Canadians new options to fill that need," said
Doug Coulter, president of RBC Global Asset Management. "These solutions are managed by experienced teams of global investment professionals and offer investors and advisors the opportunity for greater global diversification."
RBC Global Equity Focus Fund RBC Global Equity Focus Fund invests primarily in 30-70 high-quality companies from around the world. Stock selection is based on an understanding of the company, its business and outlook. The Fund is appropriate for investors seeking a combination of wealth generation and wealth preservation. Investors should have a long-term investment horizon and should be able to tolerate a medium level of risk.
RBC International Equity Currency Neutral Fund RBC Global Asset Management is also pleased to announce the launch of RBC International Equity Currency Neutral Fund, a currency-hedged option of RBC International Equity Fund. The Fund is suitable for investors who are looking to diversify their equity portfolio outside of
North America. Currency movements have a minimal effect on the Fund's returns due to a passive currency hedging strategy. Investors should have a long-term investment horizon and should be able to tolerate a medium level of risk.
BlueBay Global Convertible Bond Fund - Series T5 Global convertible bonds are a fixed income solution that combine the security of bonds with the upside potential of equities. This Fund offers Canadians the potential for enhanced diversification and risk management in their portfolios through access to the global convertible bond markets.
Series T5 units, also available in corporate class, are structured to provide an annual payout in the form of tax-efficient monthly payments. These units are suited for investors and retirees who are looking to establish steady cash flow, while minimizing the tax impact of interest income.