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IFIC Welcomes New Member and New Affiliate

April 26, 2016

Toronto, ON - April 26, 2016 - The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) is pleased to announce that Canso Fund Management Ltd. has become a member of IFIC and Versacom Inc. has joined as an affiliate.

“On behalf of our board and growing membership, I am pleased to welcome Canso Fund Management and Versacom,” said Joanne De Laurentiis, IFIC’s president and CEO. “IFIC is the only trade association that brings together fund managers, distributors and professional services firms in a forum where they can work collaboratively to foster a strong, stable investment sector ,” said De Laurentiis.

“Each new member and affiliate broadens our understanding of industry concerns, and strengthens our ability to represent the full spectrum of industry and investor interests.”

Canso Fund Management is registered as an investment fund manager for pooled funds. Established in 1997, the firm is based in Richmond Hill, Ontario and serves institutional and private investors across Canada through registered dealers.

Operating as Versacom Services Linguistiques, this Montreal-based company is the country’s largest Canadian-owned professional translation firm. Founded in 1995, Versacom employs over 600 personnel and services over 1,000 clients based largely in the financial services sector.

“We look forward to the input of these two companies as the industry continues to strengthen the investor experience and promote policy and regulatory solutions that promote a robust investment sector,” De Laurentiis added.

About IFIC

The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is the voice of Canada’s investment funds industry. IFIC brings together 150 organizations, including fund managers, distributors and industry service organizations, to foster a strong, stable investment sector where investors can realize their financial goals. By connecting Canada’s savers to Canada’s economy, our industry contributes significantly to Canadian economic growth and job creation. The organization is proud to have served Canada’s mutual funds industry and its investors for more than 50 years.

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For more information:
Andrew Perez, Communications Specialist, Public Affairs: 416-309-2313

For more information contact:
Andrew Perez
Communications Specialist, Public Affairs
The Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC)
Phone: 416-309-2313

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