November 28, 2014 8:56 PM ET

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Company Overview of RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Company Overview

RBC Global Asset Management Inc. is a privately owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to individual and institutional investors. It manages separate client focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. The firm also launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets across the globe. The firm benchmarks the performance of its portfolios against several DEX, S&P/TSX , S&P, and MSCI indices. It was founded in 2008 and is based in Toronto, Canada. RBC Global Asset Management Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada.

155 Wellington Street West

Suite 2200

Toronto, ON M5V 3K7

Canada

Founded in 2008

Phone:

1-800-463-3863

Fax:

1-800 463-2926

Key Executives for RBC Global Asset Management Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
President and Director
Group Head of Wealth Management
Age: 53
Head of Exchange Traded Funds and Head of Direct to Investor and Strategic Alliances
Chief Economist and Member of the Investment Strategy Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

RBC Global Asset Management Inc. Key Developments

RBC Global Asset Management Launches Five New ETFs

RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announced the launch of five new Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) specifically designed to meet the needs of investors and advisors for income, access to international markets and reduced exposure to foreign currency risk. All five ETFs are now available for purchase on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). RBC Quant Emerging Markets Dividend Leaders ETF (RXD) seeks to provide regular income by focusing on companies domiciled in the emerging markets by following the rules-based Quant Dividend Leaders investment process which screens for income, financial strength and growth potential and applies a modified cap weighting methodology. This ETF has a management fee of 0.64 per cent. The ticker symbol "RXD" represents Canadian-dollar-denominated units, while the ticker symbol "RXD.u" represents U.S.-dollar denominated units. RBC Quant European Dividend Leaders ETF (RPD) seeks to provide regular income by focusing on companies domiciled in Europe by following the rules-based Quant Dividend Leaders investment process which screens for income, financial strength and growth potential and applies a modified cap weighting methodology. This is the first unhedged European dividend ETF in Canada and has a management fee of 0.49 per cent. The ticker symbol "RPD" represents Canadian-dollar-denominated units, while the ticker symbol "RPD.u" represents U.S.-dollar denominated units. Three new currency-hedged RBC Quant Dividend Leaders ETFs RBC GAM also announced the launch of three new currency-hedged ETFs: RBC Quant U.S. Dividend Leaders (CAD Hedged) ETF (RHU); RBC Quant European Dividend Leaders (CAD Hedged) ETF (RHP); and RBC Quant EAFE Dividend Leaders (CAD Hedged) ETF (RHI). The RBC Quant EAFE Dividend Leaders ETF is the first and only international dividend ETF available in Canada and it is now available in a currency-hedged option.

RBC Global Asset Management Launches New RBC Funds (Lux) - Asia Ex-Japan Fund

RBC Global Asset Management announced the addition of the RBC Funds (Lux) - Asia Ex-Japan Fund to its Luxembourg-domiciled SICAV range. The new fund is sub-advised by RBC Investment Management (Asia) Limited, and managed by Mayur Nallamala, senior portfolio manager and head of Asian Equities, RBC GAM in Hong Kong. The RBC Funds (Lux) - Asia Ex-Japan Fund will give investors exposure to the dynamic and growing economies and markets in Asia. The fund aims to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity securities of companies located in or conducting a substantial portion of their business in Asia, excluding Japan. Mr. Nallamala, who joined RBC from JP Morgan Asset Management last year, oversees more than $1.8 billion in assets at RBC GAM (as at June 30, 2014) and has previously managed $4 billion in Asia Pacific ex-Japan mandates for sovereign wealth, institutional and retail clients around the world.

RBC Global Asset Management Inc. Announces Sales Results for the Month of August 2014

RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announced sales results for the month of August 2014. For the month, the company reported net sales of $567 million. Long-term funds had net sales of $652 million.

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