Standard Life offers new Global Real Estate Fund

Investors get access to the rebounding global real estate sector 
MONTREAL, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Standard Life Mutual Funds ("SLMF") 
announced today the launch of the Standard Life Global Real Estate Fund for 
retail investors. This new fund brings investors increased portfolio 
diversification, exposure to growing global real estate markets and over 50 
years of real estate expertise from global asset manager Standard Life 
Backed by experienced investment professionals based in Asia Pacific, Europe 
and North America, this latest mutual fund invests primarily in the securities 
of real estate investment trusts and in equity or equity-type securities of 
companies that participate in the real estate industry. 
"We understand Canadian investors' desire for more access to the rebounding 
real estate sector and we've designed the right solution for them with the 
help of our experienced global manager," said Yanic Chagnon, Vice-President, 
Retail Solutions. "We're confident that this latest fund will help investors 
achieve a combination of capital growth and income, and acts as a complement 
to traditional asset classes." 
Standard Life Investments leverages its in-house macro-economic insights to 
supplement fundamental security analysis. Its investment decisions provide 
local insights to identify investment opportunities based on an assessment of 
such factors as available yields, quality of management and corporate earnings 
and dividend growth, as well as industry and overall economic prospects. 
Notes to Editors 
1. Fact sheet 
 Global Real Estate Fund 
About Standard Life 
Standard Life provides long-term savings, investment and insurance solutions 
to more than 1.4 million Canadians, including group retirement and insurance 
plan members. Standard Life in Canada has been doing business for 180 years 
and has approximately 2,000 employees. It operates under Standard Life 
Financial Inc., which wholly owns The Standard Life Assurance Company of 
Canada and Standard Life Mutual Funds Ltd. 
Standard Life Financial is the largest operation outside the United Kingdom of 
Standard Life plc, its parent company headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. 
Standard Life plc has around six million customers worldwide and operates in 
the UK, Canada, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and globally with Standard Life 
Investments Ltd. 
Standard Life plc had $396 billion in assets under administration, including 
$46.1 billion in Canada through Standard Life Financial Inc. (at September 30, 

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