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AGF Announces Final Distributions for AGF ETFs for 2020

December 30, 2020 • Distributions

AGF Investments Inc. (AGF) today announced the final December 2020 cash distributions and annual 2020 reinvested capital gains distributions for the AGF ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange or NEO Exchange.

Unitholders of record of an AGF ETF on December 31, 2020 will receive (i) the actual 2020 reinvested capital gains distributions payable in respect of that AGF ETF on December 31, 2020; and (ii) the actual December 2020 cash distributions payable in respect of that AGF ETF on January 8, 2021. The actual taxable amounts for 2020, including the tax characteristics, will be reported in early 2021.

The annual reinvested capital gains distributions generally represent realized capital gains within the AGF ETFs and will not be paid in cash, but will be reinvested in the form of a notional distribution and reported as taxable. A notional distribution is when the units from a reinvested distribution are immediately consolidated with the units held prior to the distribution. The number of units held after the distribution is therefore identical to the number of units held before the distribution. The unitholder’s adjusted cost base for the respective AGF ETF may increase.

Details regarding the final “per unit” cash and reinvested capital gains distribution amounts are as follows:

Fund Name Fund Ticker Exchange Final Cash Distribution Per Unit ($) Final Annual Reinvested Capital Gains Distribution Per Unit ($)
AGF Global Opportunities Bond ETF AGLB NEO Exchange 0.110375 0.193536
AGF Global Sustainable Growth Equity ETF AGSG NEO Exchange
AGFiQ Canadian Equity ETF
(formerly, AGFiQ Enhanced Core Canadian Equity ETF)
QCD Toronto Stock Exchange 0.887189
AGFiQ Emerging Markets Equity ETF
(formerly, AGFiQ Enhanced Core Emerging Markets Equity ETF)
QEM Toronto Stock Exchange 0.595427
AGFiQ Global Balanced ETF Portfolio
(formerly, AGFiQ MultiAsset Allocation ETF)
QMA Toronto Stock Exchange 0.483973 0.717834
AGFiQ Global ESG Factors ETF
(formerly, AGFiQ Enhanced Global ESG Factors ETF)
QEF NEO Exchange 0.354681
AGFiQ Global Income ETF Portfolio
(formerly, AGFiQ MultiAsset Income Allocation ETF)
QMY Toronto Stock Exchange 0.348936 0.009621
AGFiQ Global Infrastructure ETF
(formerly, AGFiQ Enhanced Global Infrastructure ETF)
QIF NEO Exchange 0.183744
AGFiQ Global Multi-Sector Bond ETF
(formerly, AGFiQ Enhanced Core Global Multi-Sector Bond ETF)
QGB NEO Exchange 0.197308 0.462999
AGFiQ International Equity ETF
(formerly, AGFiQ Enhanced Core International Equity ETF)
QIE Toronto Stock Exchange 0.458246
AGFiQ US Equity ETF
(formerly, AGFiQ Enhanced Core US Equity ETF)
QUS Toronto Stock Exchange 0.400914 0.364314
AGFiQ US Market Neutral Anti-Beta CAD-Hedged ETF QBTL Toronto Stock Exchange 1.267754

Further information about the AGF ETFs can be found at AGF.com.

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, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Please read the prospectus or relevant ETF Facts before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Units of ETFs are bought and sold at market price on a stock exchange and brokerage commissions will reduce returns.

About AGF Management Limited

Founded in 1957, AGF Management Limited (AGF) is an independent and globally diverse asset management firm. AGF brings a disciplined approach to delivering excellence in investment management through its fundamental, quantitative, alternative and high-net-worth businesses focused on providing an exceptional client experience. AGF’s suite of investment solutions extends globally to a wide range of clients, from financial advisors and individual investors to institutional investors including pension plans, corporate plans, sovereign wealth funds and endowments and foundations.

AGF has investment operations and client servicing teams on the ground in North America, Europe and Asia. With over $38 billion in total assets under management, AGF serves more than one million investors. AGF trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol AGF.B.

About AGFiQ

AGFiQ is the quantitative investment platform for AGF powered by an intellectually diverse, multi-disciplined team that combines the complementary strengths of investment professionals across AGF and its affiliates.

AGF Investments Inc. is a subsidiary of AGF and is registered as a portfolio manager across Canadian securities commissions.

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Amanda Marchment
Director, Corporate Communications
416-865-4160
amanda.marchment@agf.com  

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Director, Corporate Communications
Phone: 416-865-4160
Email: amanda.marchment@agf.com

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SVP, Head of Marketing and Communications
Phone: 416-865-4320

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