Dynamic Funds and BlackRock Canada’s iShares Business Launch Active ETF Lineup

by Dynamic iShares

Dynamic Funds and BlackRock Canada’s iShares Business Launch Active ETF Lineup

Toronto, January 25, 2017 – Dynamic Funds and BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited (“BlackRock Canada”) today announced the launch of its actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETF) lineup. The new suite of five Dynamic iShares Active ETFs combines Dynamic’s style of active portfolio management with BlackRock’s industry-leading ETF execution and operational expertise. 
 
“Dynamic iShares Active ETFs offer investors a variety of active solutions that can help them differentiate their portfolios by uncovering opportunities beyond a benchmark.  Each ETF takes our portfolio manager’s investment philosophy and tailors it specifically for the ETF structure,” said Jordy Chilcott, President & CEO, Dynamic Funds. “Our ETF lineup is competitively priced for the ETF marketplace and is well-positioned for those investors on fee-based platforms.”
 
“In the evolving investment landscape, we continually look to innovate and deliver a robust range of investment solutions that meet the needs of Canadians. We’re thrilled to be partnering with Dynamic to deliver on that goal,” said Warren Collier, Head of iShares, BlackRock Canada.  “After a year of exceptional growth for the Canadian ETF industry, this suite of Dynamic iShares ETFs is one step further in providing greater choice to investors.” 
 
Dynamic iShares Active ETFs will begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) as of market open on January 25, 2017.
 
Dynamic iShares Active Preferred Shares ETF (TSX Ticker: DXP)
DXP seeks to provide dividend income while preserving capital by investing primarily in preferred shares of Canadian based businesses.  The ETF will provide exposure to an active investment strategy managed by Marc-André Gaudreau and his corporate credit team.  
 
Dynamic iShares Active Crossover Bond ETF (TSX Ticker: DXO)
DXO seeks to provide interest income and the potential for some long-term capital growth by investing primarily in North American fixed income corporate securities that are rated close to the line dividing investment grade and high-yield credit.  The ETF will provide exposure to an active investment strategy managed by Marc-André Gaudreau and his corporate credit team. 
 
Dynamic iShares Active Global Dividend ETF (TSX Ticker: DXG)
DXG seeks to provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of businesses located around the world that pay or are expected to pay a dividend or distribution.  The ETF will provide exposure to an active investment strategy managed by David Fingold and Peter Rozenberg. 
 
Dynamic iShares Active U.S. Dividend ETF (TSX Ticker: DXU)
DXU seeks to provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of U.S. based businesses that pay or are expected to pay a dividend or distribution.  The ETF will provide exposure to an active investment strategy managed by David Fingold and Peter Rozenberg.
 
Dynamic iShares Active Canadian Dividend ETF (TSX Ticker: DXC)
DXC seeks to provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of Canadian based businesses that pay or are expected to pay a dividend or distribution.  The ETF provide exposure to an active investment strategy managed by Don Simpson and Eric Mencke. 
 
For more information on these new funds, please visit www.dynamic.ca/ETF