HSBC Global Asset Management appoints new sub-advisor

VANCOUVER, July 3, 2013 /CNW/ - HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited 
has appointed a new sub-advisor to co-manage the HSBC Small Cap Growth Fund 
and HSBC Canadian Small Cap Equity Pooled Fund. 
Effective on or around 3 July 2013, Triasima Portfolio Management Inc., a 
Montreal-based investment management firm, has been appointed sub-advisor to 
co-manage these two funds with Mawer Investment Management Limited. These 
funds are part of the range managed by HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) 
Limited. 
Notes to Editors: 
1. HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited is a wholly-owned 


     subsidiary of, but separate entity from, HSBC Bank Canada and is
     the Canadian business of HSBC Global Asset Management.  HSBC Bank
     Canada, a subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc, is the leading
     international bank in Canada. With around 6,600 offices in 81
     countries and territories and assets of US$2,681bn at 31 March
     2013, the HSBC Group is one of the world's largest banking and


 financial services organizations.
  2. HSBC Global Asset Management, the core investment business of the 


     HSBC Group, manages assets totaling US$427bn. HSBC Global Asset
     Management has a worldwide client base of private clients,
     intermediaries; corporates and institutions invested in both
     segregated accounts and pooled funds. HSBC Global Asset Management
     fulfills its purpose of connecting these customers with investment
     opportunities through an international network of offices in
     approximately 30 countries, delivering global capabilities with
     local market insight. (All figures as at 31 March 2013.) For more
     information see


 www.assetmanagement.hsbc.com
  3. HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited is the manager and 


     primary investment advisor for the HSBC Mutual Funds.  HSBC
     Investment Funds (Canada) Inc. is the principal distributor of the
     HSBC Mutual Funds.  HSBC Mutual Funds are also distributed through
     authorized dealers.  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 or covered by the Canada Deposit
     Insurance Corporation, HSBC Bank Canada, or any other deposit
     insurer.  Their values change frequently and past performance may
     not be repeated. The unit value of money market funds may not


 remain constant.
  4. HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited is the manager and 


     primary investment advisor of the HSBC Pooled Funds, a family of
     public mutual funds.  These mutual funds are sold only to
     investors as part of a discretionary investment management
     service, which requires an investor to enter into an investment
     management agreement with HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada)
     Limited, HSBC Investment Funds (Canada) Inc., or another approved
     advisor or dealer. As primary investment advisor, HSBC Global
     Asset Management (Canada) Limited may hire sub-advisors for the
     HSBC Pooled Funds, including sub-advisors that are affiliated to
     HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited.  HSBC Global Asset
     Management (Canada) Limited may hire or replace a sub-advisor at
     any time. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees,
     investment management fees and expenses all may be associated with
     mutual fund investments.  Please read the prospectus before
     investing.  Mutual funds are not guaranteed or covered by the
     Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, HSBC Bank Canada, or any
     other deposit insurer.  Their values change frequently and past
     performance may not be repeated.  The unit value of money market
     funds may not remain constant. HSBC Global Asset Management
     (Canada) Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of, but separate
     entity from, HSBC Bank Canada and provides its services in all
     provinces of Canada except Prince Edward Island, and also provides
     its services in the Northwest Territories. HSBC Investment Funds
     (Canada) Inc. is a direct subsidiary of HSBC Global Asset
     Management (Canada) Limited and an indirect subsidiary of HSBC
     Bank Canada, and provides its services in all provinces of Canada
     except Prince Edward Island.

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SOURCE: HSBC Global Asset Management (Canada) Limited

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