TD Asset Management launches global and U.S. equity opportunities for
institutional investors with Epoch Investment Partners
TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM), announced today
the launch of a new set of global and U.S. active fundamental equity
strategies for Canadian institutional investors. These funds will be
sub-advised by TDAM's new affiliate, Epoch Investment Partners, Inc. (Epoch).
"Our goal is to help Canadian institutional investors expand their investment
opportunities to include compelling global and U.S. equities," said Timothy
Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, TDAM. "These additions to our solution set
are in response to evolving client needs. Investors are seeking strategies
that can help them achieve optimal risk-adjusted returns, and we believe the
Epoch team can be a valuable part of the solution."
Epoch was acquired by TD Bank Group in March 2013 and is now sub-adviser to
the following TDAM funds:
TD Emerald Global Equity Shareholder Yield Pooled Fund Trust *
TD Emerald Global Equity Choice Pooled Fund Trust
TD Emerald U.S. All Cap Value Equity Pooled Fund Trust
TD Emerald U.S. Large Cap Value Equity Pooled Fund Trust
*Formerly,TDEmeraldGlobal DividendPooled Fund Trust. Epoch became
sub-adviser for this fund on August 1, 2013.
"There is a tremendous synergy between TDAM and Epoch," said Tim Taussig,
President and Chief Operating Officer, Epoch. "We have distinct capabilities,
yet we share a focus on listening to our clients, carefully managing risk, and
working to develop truly innovative strategies that meet the needs of
Epoch is a successful asset management firm based in New York City. Founded in
2004, Epoch has 78 employees and an investment team with more than 20 years of
investment management experience each, on average. As of September 30, 2013,
Epoch managed approximately US$34.6 billion for clients around the world.
For more information on the new funds, please visit:
About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD
Bank Group (TD). TD is the sixth largest bank inNorth Americaby branches
and serves approximately 22 million customers in four key businesses operating
in a number of locations in key financial centres around the globe: Canadian
Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Canada Trust and TD Auto Finance
Canada; Wealth and Insurance, including TD Wealth, TD Direct Investing, an
investment in TD Ameritrade, and TD Insurance; U.S. Personal and Commercial
Banking, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank and TD Auto Finance
U.S.; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the
world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 8 million
active online and mobile customers. TD hadCDN$835 billionin assets
onJuly 31, 2013. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on
theTorontoand New York Stock Exchanges.
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