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IGM Financial Inc. Announces August 2012 Total Assets Under Management

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

IGM Financial Inc. Announces August 2012 Total Assets Under Management16:05 EDT Wednesday, September 05, 2012WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2012) - IGM Financial Inc. (IGM) (TSX:IGM) today reported total assets under management of $117.7-billion at August 31, 2012, compared with $117.0-billion at July 31, 2012 and $123.6-billion at August 31, 2011. Mutual fund assets under management were $100.7-billion as at August 31, 2012, compared with $100.1-billion at July 31, 2012 and $103.3-billion at August 31, 2011. Assets under management are shown in Table 1.Table 1 - Assets under Management1 ($ billions) (unaudited)August 2012July 2012August 2011% Change Last Month% Change YOYTotal Assets under Management$117.65$116.97$123.570.6(4.8)Mutual Fund Assets under Management$100.74$100.12$103.330.6(2.5)Investors GroupMutual Funds$58.60$58.20$59.380.7(1.3)MackenzieMutual Funds$39.27$39.06$41.190.5(4.7)Sub-advisory, institutional and other$20.61$20.52$23.770.4(13.3)Total$59.88$59.58$64.960.5(7.8)CounselMutual Funds$2.88$2.86$2.760.74.3Preliminary average mutual fund assets under management and average total assets under management for the quarter to date are set out in Table 2.Table 2 - Average Assets under Management 2,3($ billions) (unaudited)Quarter to DateTotal Average Assets under Management$117.66Mutual Fund Average Assets under Management$100.48Investors GroupMutual Funds$58.41MackenzieMutual Funds$39.21Sub-advisory, institutional and other$20.85Total$60.06CounselMutual Funds$2.861 excludes assets managed by Mackenzie on behalf of Investors Group and Investment Planning Counsel. These assets have a value of $3.7-billion at August 31, 2012 ($3.7-billion at July 31, 2012 and $3.5-billion at August 31, 2011). 2 excludes average assets of $3.7-billion managed by Mackenzie on behalf of Investors Group and Investment Planning Counsel.3 based on daily average mutual fund assets and month-end average private, institutional, sub-advisory and other assets. IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada's premier personal financial services companies, and one of the country's largest managers and distributors of mutual funds and other managed asset products, with approximately $118 billion in total assets under management. Its activities are carried out principally through Investors Group through a network of more than 4,500 Consultants, Mackenzie Financial Corporation through a diversified network of third-party financial advisors and Investment Planning Counsel through a network of financial planners who are dedicated to serving the needs of their clients. IGM Financial Inc. is a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Ron ArnstIGM Financial Inc.Media Relations(204) 956-3364ron.arnst@igmfinancial.com