TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cboe Canada is pleased to announce AGF Investments Inc. (“AGF Investments”) has returned for the launch of the AGF Enhanced U.S. Equity Income Fund (the “Fund”). The new, actively managed income fund is now trading under the symbol AENU.
Providing exposure to a diversified portfolio of dividend-paying U.S. equity securities, the fund also employs an actively managed option writing strategy that seeks to provide enhanced income potential and mitigate volatility. The Fund will pay a tax-efficient, fixed monthly distribution.
“We are excited to partner with Cboe, a leader in the global exchange industry, as we expand our line-up with the launch of AGF Enhanced U.S. Equity Income Fund,” said Karrie Van Belle, Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, AGF Investments. “The Fund offers investors long-term capital appreciation while mitigating volatility and generating consistent income through the use of a dynamic overlay strategy, while also demonstrating our commitment to providing multiple ways for investors to access our capabilities.”
AENU joins 5 AGF ETFs already listed on Cboe Canada. Investors can trade units of AGF ETFs through their usual investment channels, including discount brokerage platforms and full-service dealers. Click here for a complete view of all Cboe-listed securities.
“We are always honoured to welcome an ETF issuer back to Cboe Canada. AGF’s return confirms the value of the exceptional support and enhanced reach we offer our issuers as we continue to bring more choice and innovation to investors and the Canadian ETF market,” commented Jos Schmitt, President & CEO of Cboe Canada. “We are thrilled to partner once again with AGF Investments for the launch of this new fund. AENU is a highly customized solution for investors looking to capitalize on the potential for growth in US equities while providing consistent income.”
Cboe Canada is home to over 250 unique listings, including ETFs from Canada’s largest ETF issuers, Canadian Depositary ReceiptsTM (CDRs), and some of the most innovative Canadian and international growth companies. In Canada, Cboe consistently facilitates close to 20% of all volume traded in Canadian ETFs and close to 15% of all volume traded in Canadian-listed companies.
About Cboe Canada
Cboe Canada, the new business name of the NEO Exchange, is Canada’s Tier 1 stock exchange for the purpose-driven Innovation Economy, providing a best-in-class listing experience for issuers that are shaping the economies of tomorrow. Fully operational since 2015, Cboe Canada lists investment products and companies seeking an internationally recognized stock exchange that enables investor trust, quality liquidity, and broad awareness including unfettered access to market data.
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Cboe powers ETF Market Canada, a user-friendly platform providing investors and advisors with one-stop access to ETF research and analysis. Real-time, institutional-grade data allows users to compare, contrast, and explore the entire universe of 1,200+ Canadian ETFs, free of charge.
About AGF Management Limited
Founded in 1957, AGF Management Limited (AGF) is an independent and globally diverse asset management firm. Our companies deliver excellence in investing in the public and private markets through three distinct business lines: AGF Investments, AGF Private Capital and AGF Private Wealth.
AGF brings a disciplined approach focused on providing an exceptional client experience and incorporating sound responsible and sustainable practices across its businesses. The firm’s collective investment solutions, driven by its fundamental, quantitative and private investing capabilities, extends globally to a wide range of clients, from financial advisors and their clients to high-net worth and institutional investors including pension plans, corporate plans, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations.
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, AGF has investment operations and client servicing teams on the ground in North America and Europe. With over $42 billion in total assets under management and fee-earning assets, AGF serves more than 800,000 investors. AGF trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol AGF.B.
AGF Investments is a group of wholly owned subsidiaries of AGF Management Limited, a Canadian reporting issuer. The subsidiaries included in AGF Investments are AGF Investments Inc. (AGFI), AGF Investments America Inc. (AGFA), AGF Investments LLC (AGFUS) and AGF International Advisors Company Limited (AGFIA). The term AGF Investments may refer to one or more of these subsidiaries or to all of them jointly. This term is used for convenience and does not precisely describe any of the separate companies, each of which manages its own affairs.
AGF Investments Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGF Management Limited and conducts the management and advisory of mutual funds in Canada.
This information is not intended to provide legal, accounting, tax, investment, financial, or other advice, and should not be relied upon for providing such advice. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated.