AGF Floating Rate Income Fund surpasses $200 million mark in new sales

AGF Floating Rate Income Fund surpasses $200 million mark in new sales 
TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - AGF advisors and investors seeking monthly 
income and looking for a hedge against interest rate risk have embraced the 
AGF Floating Rate Income Fund as a prime solution to help diversify the fixed 
income portion of their portfolios. 
Launched on April 16, 2012, the Fund is managed by Eaton Vance, the largest 
floating rate loan manager by assets in North America. Through utilizing a 
bottom-up research driven investment approach, backed by the seasoned 
expertise of 29 Eaton Vance investment professionals, the Fund offers superior 
correlation with other typical fixed income and equity solutions. Its 
portfolio of U.S. senior, secured bank loans is diversified by sector, issuer 
and credit tier. 
"While we are pleased by the early adoption on the part of the Canadian 
investor community to the merits of the AGF Floating Rate Income Fund, we are 
not surprised," said Gordon Forrester, AGF Executive Vice-President, Product 
and Marketing and Head of Retail. "The Fund is just one more example of AGF's 
commitment to bring forth timely solutions to the Canadian investment 
landscape that have proven successful and needed to help investors position 
for unfolding opportunities and challenges." 
"AGF has a long standing reputation of being at the forefront of bringing 
innovative solutions to the market that help investors achieve their goals. 
Looking out for our investors means looking beyond today's interest rate 
environment and proactively launching solutions to help safeguard portfolios," 
added Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AGF Management 
Ltd. 
"From an investment perspective we are starting to see the signs that the 
benchmark 10 year Canadian Government Bond yield is rising. This early 
bellwether should give reason for pause, if not concern," said Martin Hubbes, 
Executive Vice-President, Investments and Chief Investment Officer. "Noting 
this trending development and getting in front of it with a solution like the 
AGF Floating Rate Income is sound planning for the inevitability of rising 
rates." 
For more information about AGF and AGF Floating Rate Income Fund, please 
visit: https://www.agf.com/t2scr/static/app/fundview/public/en/fund4076.jsp. 
About AGF Management Limited 
AGF Management Limited is one of Canada's premier independent investment 
management firms with offices across Canada and subsidiaries around the world. 
AGF's products include a diversified family of award-winning mutual funds, 
mutual fund wrap programs and pooled funds. AGF also manages assets on behalf 
of institutional investors including pension plans, foundations and endowments 
as well as for private clients. With over $37 billion in total assets under 
management, AGF serves more than one million investors. AGF trades on the 
Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol AGF.B. 
Caution Regarding Forward-looking Statements
This release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking 
statements include statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon 
or refer to future events or conditions, or that include words such as 
"expects", "anticipates", "intends", "plans", "believes", "estimates" or 
negative versions thereof and similar expressions. In addition, any 
statement that may be made concerning future performance, strategies or 
prospects, and possible future Fund action, is also a forward-looking 
statement. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and 
projections about future events and are inherently subject to, among other 
things, risks, uncertainties and assumptions about the Fund and economic 
factors. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, 
and actual events and results could differ materially from those expressed or 
implied in any forward-looking statements made by the Fund. Any number of 
important factors could contribute to these digressions, including, but not 
limited to, general economic, political and market factors in North America 
and internationally, interest and foreign exchange rates, global equity and 
capital markets, business competition, technological change, changes in 
government regulations, unexpected judicial or regulatory proceedings, and 
catastrophic events. It should be stressed that the above-mentioned list of 
factors is not exhaustive. You are encouraged to consider these and other 
factors carefully before making any investment decisions and you are urged to 
avoid placing undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Further, you 
should be aware of the fact that the Fund has no specific intention of 
updating any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new 
information, future events or otherwise, prior to the release of its next 
Management Report of Fund Performance. 
About Eaton Vance Corp. 
Eaton Vance Corp. is one of the oldest investment management firms in the 
United States, with a history dating back to 1924. Eaton Vance and its 
affiliates offer individuals and institutions a broad array of investment 
strategies and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of 
providing exemplary service, timely innovation and attractive returns through 
a variety of market conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of 
choice for many of today's most discerning investors. 
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be 
associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before 
investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and 
past performance may not be repeated. 
Media Contact: 
Liana Krmpotic Assistant, Corporate Communications 
416-865-4154,liana.krmpotic@agf.com 
SOURCE: AGF 
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CO: AGF
ST: Ontario
NI: FIN FND FLOWS  
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