Mackenzie Investments Opens the NEO Exchange

Mackenzie Financial Corporation (“Mackenzie Investments”) including Mackenzie Investments Senior Vice President and Head of Exchange Traded Funds, Michael Cooke, joined Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”), to open the market in celebration of the launch of their new ETF listing on NEO. The Mackenzie Global High Yield Fixed Income ETF (MHYB) is the fifth fund in Mackenzie Investments’ series of active fixed income ETFs to be launched on the public markets and the first to be launched on NEO. MHYB began trading on NEO on April 26, 2017, coinciding with the first anniversary of Mackenzie’s ETF business. Mackenzie Investments is the fifth ETF provider to list securities on NEO. (Photo: Business Wire)

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TORONTO--()--Mackenzie Financial Corporation (“Mackenzie Investments”) including Mackenzie Investments Senior Vice President and Head of Exchange Traded Funds, Michael Cooke, joined Jos Schmitt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. (“NEO Exchange” or “NEO”), to open the market in celebration of the launch of their new ETF listing on NEO. The Mackenzie Global High Yield Fixed Income ETF (MHYB) is the fifth fund in Mackenzie Investments’ series of active fixed income ETFs to be launched on the public markets and the first to be launched on NEO. MHYB began trading on NEO on April 26, 2017, coinciding with the first anniversary of Mackenzie’s ETF business. Mackenzie Investments is the fifth ETF provider to list securities on NEO.

About NEO Exchange
Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc. is a new Canadian stock exchange using a bold new blueprint that puts investors, businesses looking to raise capital and dealers first. Launched in March 2015, the NEO Exchange currently offers an innovative trading venue and a value added listing venue for capital raising companies and investment products. The NEO Exchange is a wholly owned subsidiary of Aequitas Innovations Inc., a company founded by a diverse group of prominent investors representative of all Canadian capital market stakeholders. For more information, please visit: www.aequitasNEO.com.

Mackenzie Investments was founded in 1967, and is a leading investment management firm providing investment advisory and related services. With $67.6 billion in assets under management as of April 30, 2017, Mackenzie Investments distributes its investment services through multiple distribution channels to both retail and institutional investors. Mackenzie Investments is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of Canada's premier financial services companies with $150 billion in total assets under management as of April 30, 2017. For more information, visit mackenzieinvestments.com.

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Release Summary

Mackenzie Investments Senior Vice President Michael Cooke joined Jos Schmitt, President and CEO of NEO Exchange to open the market in celebration of the launch of their new ETF listing.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Smithcom
Adam Bornstein, 905.505.2540
adam.bornstein@smithcom.ca