TORONTO, December 18, 2012 — RBC Global Asset Management Inc. announced today December 2012 distributions for unitholders of RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETFs. Unitholders of record on December 31, 2012, will receive distributions payable on January 7, 2013. The ex-dividend date will be December 27, 2012.
RBC Target Maturity Corporate Bond ETF monthly cash distributions for December are as follows:
|Fund Name||Fund Ticker||Cash Distribution per Unit ($)|
|RBC Target 2013 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQA||$0.068|
|RBC Target 2014 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQB||$0.053|
|RBC Target 2015 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQC||$0.055|
|RBC Target 2016 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQD||$0.059|
|RBC Target 2017 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQE||$0.052|
|RBC Target 2018 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQF||$0.072|
|RBC Target 2019 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQG||$0.071|
|RBC Target 2020 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQH||$0.067|
|RBC Target 2021 Corporate Bond Index ETF||RQI||$0.099|
Please note these monthly cash distributions do not include annual reinvested capital gains, which are reported in a separate news release. The actual taxable amounts of cash and reinvested distributions for 2012, including the tax characteristics of the distributions, will be reported to brokers (through CDS Clearing and Depository Services) in early 2013. For further information regarding RBC ETFs, please visit www.rbcgam.com/etfs.
RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), and includes institutional money managers BlueBay Asset Management, Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management and RBC Global Asset Management (U.S.). RBC GAM is a provider of global investment management services and solutions to individual, high-net-worth and institutional investors through exchange-traded funds, hedge funds, mutual funds, pooled funds, separate accounts and specialty investment strategies. RBC GAM group of companies manage more than $270 billion in assets and have approximately 1,000 employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
RBC Global Asset Management is part of RBC Wealth Management, which is one of the world’s top 10 largest wealth managers. RBC Wealth Management directly serves affluent, high-net-worth and ultra high net worth clients in Canada, the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia with a full suite of banking, investment, trust and other wealth management solutions. The business also provides asset management products and services directly and through RBC and third-party distributors to institutional and individual clients, through its RBC Global Asset Management business (which includes BlueBay Asset Management). RBC Wealth Management has more than C$577 billion of assets under administration, more than C$339 billion of assets under management and approximately 4,300 financial consultants, advisors, private bankers and trust officers.