Desjardins announces 2020 annual reinvested distributions final amounts for Desjardins ETFs

MONTREAL, Dec. 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM), acting as manager and portfolio advisor of the Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), announces today the annual reinvested income and/or capital gains distributions (the "reinvested distributions") final amounts for the Desjardins ETFs listed on the TSX. Unitholders of record on December 31, 2020 will receive the reinvested distributions payable in respect of these ETFs on or about January 8, 2021. The reinvested distributions will be reinvested in units of the applicable ETF and the resulting units will be immediately consolidated, so that the number of units held by each investor will not change. Investors holding their units outside registered plans will have taxable amounts to report and an increase in the adjusted cost base of their units.

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These final amounts are for the reinvested distributions only, and do not include the ongoing periodic cash distribution amounts which are being announced in a separate press release.

Below is the reinvested distributions final amount to be paid per unit for the ETFs that will pay reinvested distributions:

Exchange Traded Funds (ETF)

Ticker symbols



Annual reinvested
distribution per unit ($)


Desjardins Canadian Fixed Income ETFs

Desjardins Canadian Universe Bond Index ETF



Desjardins Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF



Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETF




Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Government Bond Index ETF




Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share ETF

Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share Index ETF



Desjardins Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETFs

Desjardins Canada Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETF



Desjardins USA Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETF



Desjardins Developed ex-USA ex-Canada Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETF



Desjardins Emerging Markets Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETF



Desjardins Multifactor Low CO2 ETFs

Desjardins RI Canada Multifactor - Low CO2 ETF



Desjardins RI USA Multifactor - Low CO2 ETF



Desjardins RI Developed ex-USA ex-Canada Multifactor - Low CO2 ETF



Desjardins RI Emerging Markets Multifactor - Low CO2 ETF



Desjardins Cap-Weighted Low CO2 ETFs

Desjardins RI Canada - Low CO2 Index ETF



Desjardins RI USA - Low CO2 Index ETF



Desjardins RI Developed ex-USA ex-Canada - Low CO2 Index ETF



Desjardins Multifactor Low Fossil Fuel ETF

Desjardins RI Global Multifactor - Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF



Desjardins Active ETF

Desjardins RI Active Canadian Bond - Low CO2 ETF



Desjardins Alternative ETF

Desjardins Alt Long/Short Equity Market Neutral ETF




The reinvested distributions for the ETF are expected to be income in nature.


The reinvested distributions for the ETF are expected to be capital gains in nature.

To obtain additional information about the Desjardins ETFs, visit the manager's website at

About Desjardins Group
Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest in the world, with assets of $359.9 billion. It has been rated one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. Ranked among the World's Strongest Banks according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry.

The Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds are not guaranteed, their value fluctuates frequently and their past performance is not indicative of their future returns. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in exchange traded funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc.  is the manager and portfolio manager of the Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds. The Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds are offered by registered dealers.

SOURCE Desjardins Group



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