November 27, 2014 - First Asset Investment Management Inc., the manager of First Asset Global Dividend Fund (the "Fund") is pleased to announce that Jarislowsky, Fraser Limited has been appointed to provide investment advisory and portfolio management services to the Fund commencing on January 1, 2015. The Fund represents the only mutual fund in Canada with a mandate to invest in global stocks managed by Jarislowsky Fraser. First Asset believes the Fund will benefit from Jarislowsky Fraser's disciplined and internationally-respected bottom-up, research-driven investment process.
About Jarislowsky Fraser
Founded in 1955 as a research boutique, Jarislowsky Fraser is today one of Canada's largest independent investment management firms. It manages the portfolios of pension funds, foundations, corporations and individuals in Canada, the United States and internationally - representing more than $36 billion in assets under management. The firm is headquartered in Montreal, with offices in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and New York.
About First Asset
First Asset is an independent investment firm focused on providing smart, low cost solutions that address the real-world investment needs of Canadians - capital appreciation, income generation and risk mitigation. Rooted in strong fundamentals, First Asset's smart solutions strive to deliver better risk-adjusted returns than the broad market while helping investors achieve their personal financial goals.
For further information, please call Investor Relations, First Asset at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit www.firstasset.com.
This communication is intended for informational purposes only. The Fund is offered by prospectus. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the Fund. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from your investment advisor, First Asset or at www.sedar.com. Investors should read the prospectus before making an investment decision. Commissions, trailing fees, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in the Fund. The Fund is managed by First Asset Investment Management Inc.
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