TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 18, 2012) - BMO Financial Group today announced the September 2012 cash distributions for certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* that distribute either monthly or quarterly. Unitholders of record at close of business on September 27, 2012 will receive cash distributions payable on October 5, 2012.
Details of the per unit distribution amounts are as follows:
BMO ETFs with Monthly Distributions:
|Cash Distribution per Unit ($)
|BMO Short Federal Bond Index ETF
|BMO Mid Federal Bond Index ETF
|BMO Long Federal Bond Index ETF
|BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF
|BMO Short Corporate Bond Index ETF
|BMO Mid Corporate Bond Index ETF
|BMO Long Corporate Bond Index ETF
|BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF
|BMO Real Return Bond Index ETF
|BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF
|BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF
|BMO 2013 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF
|BMO 2015 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF
|BMO 2020 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF
|BMO 2025 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF
|BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF
|BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF
|BMO Equal Weight REITs Index ETF
|BMO Monthly Income ETF
|BMO Covered Call Canadian Banks ETF
|BMO Covered Call Utilities ETF
|BMO Covered Call Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD ETF
|BMO Canadian Dividend ETF
|BMO ETFs with Quarterly Distributions:
|BMO Dow Jones Canada Titans 60 Index ETF1
|BMO US Equity Hedged To CAD Index ETF2
|BMO Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged To CAD Index ETF
|BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Oil & Gas Index ETF
|BMO International Equity Hedged To CAD Index ETF
|BMO Global Infrastructure Index ETF
|BMO Equal Weight US Banks Hedged To CAD Index ETF
|BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF
|1 A change to the investment objective of this ETF was approved at a special meeting of unitholders on September 13, 2012. On or about Sept 21, the ETF will be renamed the BMO S&P/TSX Capped Composite ETF in connection with this change.
|2 A change to the investment objective of this ETF was approved at a special meeting of unitholders on September 13, 2012. On or about Sept 21, the ETF will be renamed the BMO S&P 500 Hedged to CAD Index ETF in connection with this change.
*BMO ETFs are administered and managed by BMO Asset Management Inc., an investment fund manager and portfolio manager and a separate legal entity from Bank of Montreal.
Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in exchange traded funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. The funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
S&P® is a trade-mark of Standard and Poor's Financial Services LLC and "TSX" is a trade-mark of TSX Inc. These and other associated trade-marks and/or service marks have been licensed for use by BMO Asset Management Inc. None of the BMO ETFs are sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by any of the aforementioned trade-mark owners and the related index providers or their respective affiliates or their third party licensors and these entities make no representation, warranty or condition regarding the advisability of buying, selling or holding units in the BMO ETFs.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average(SM) is a product of Dow Jones Indexes, a licensed trade-mark of CME Group Index Services LLC ("CME"), and has been licensed for use. "Dow Jones®", "Dow Jones Industrial Average(SM)", "Dow Jones Canada Titan 60" and "Titans" are service marks of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings, LLC ("Dow Jones")and have been licensed for use for certain purposes. BMO ETFs based on Dow Jones indexes are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Dow Jones, CME or their respective affiliates and none of them makes any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s).
Further information about BMO ETF Products can be found at www.bmo.com/etfs.
About BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
Established in June 2009, BMO Financial Group's ETF business is a leading ETF provider in Canada. Since its inception, the line-up of BMO ETFs has grown to 44 funds and includes several industry firsts. The ETFs provide Canadian investors with broader choices and greater access to an innovative portfolio of investment products. BMO ETFs have over $7 billion in assets under management.
About BMO Financial Group
Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly-diversified North American financial services organization. With total assets of $542 billion as at July 31, 2012, and more than 46,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.