RBC Global Asset Management Inc. Launches Four New Equity Funds With Global Capabilities

 RBC Global Asset Management Inc. Launches Four New Equity Funds With Global  Capabilities  TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM)  today announced the launch of four new RBC equity funds. The RBC Global Equity  Fund, RBC U.S. Equity Value Fund, RBC Japanese Equity Fund and RBC Asia  Pacific Ex-Japan Equity Fund are now available for purchase by individual and  institutional investors in Canada.  "Canadians looking for investment opportunities are increasingly looking  beyond Canada to a variety of different geographies," said Dan Chornous, CIO,  RBC GAM Inc. "These new solutions take advantage of the tremendous breadth of  RBC GAM's investment capabilities by providing advisors and investors with  access to a diversified range of global investment options."  RBC Global Equity Fund RBC Global Equity Fund invests primarily in equity securities of large global  companies. This fund is suitable for investors who are planning to hold their  investment for the long term and are looking for economic and geographic  diversification across the globe. This fund will be managed by RBC GAM's  London-based 10-person global equity team.  RBC U.S. Equity Value Fund RBC U.S. Equity Value Fund invests primarily in high-quality companies trading  at prices that appear to offer attractive value relative to the overall  market. This fund is appropriate for investors who are seeking value-based  strategies with exposure to quality U.S. companies and the objective of  achieving long-term growth. This fund will be managed by RBC GAM portfolio  managers, Stu Kedwell and Doug Raymond.  RBC Japanese Equity Fund RBC Japanese Equity Fund invests in equity securities of companies located or  having a principal business interest in Japan. This fund is suitable for  long-term investors who are seeking targeted exposure to quality international  businesses outside of North America, with economic and currency  diversification.  RBC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan Equity Fund RBC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan Equity Fund aims to provide long-term capital growth  by investing in equity securities of companies located or having a principal  business interest in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan. This fund is  suitable for investors who are looking for economic, geographic and currency  diversification outside of North America.  The RBC Japanese Equity Fund and RBC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan Equity Fund will be  managed by the Hong Kong-based Asian equity team led by Mayur Nallamalla,  senior portfolio manager and head of Asian Equities.  "Over the past four years, we have added substantial depth and experience to  our investment teams in London and Hong Kong." Chornous added. "We are well  positioned to bring global investment opportunities to investors and advisors  with world-class solutions and talent."  The management fees for the funds are outlined in the table below.    ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________  |                                                                                                           |Management Fee (%)                        |        |Fund Name                                                                                                 |                                           |   |                                                                                                           |__________________________________________|  |                                                                                                           |Series|Advisor|Series|Series|Series|Series|        |                                                                                                          |A     |        |D     |F     |H     |I     |    |__________________________________________________________________________________________________________|______|_____ __|______|______|______|______|  |RBC Global Equity Fund               |1.85  |1.85   |1.10  |0.85  |1.70  |0.70  |   |__________________________________________________________________________________________________________|______|_____ __|______|______|______|______|  |RBC U.S. Equity Value Fund           |1.75  |1.75   |1.00  |0.75  |1.60  |0.60  |   |__________________________________________________________________________________________________________|______|_____ __|______|______|______|______|  |RBC Japanese Equity Fund             |1.85  |1.85   |1.10  |0.85  |1.70  |0.70  |   |__________________________________________________________________________________________________________|______|_____ __|______|______|______|______|  |RBC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan Equity Fund|1.85  |1.85   |1.10  |0.85  |1.70  |0.70  |   |__________________________________________________________________________________________________________|______|_____ __|______|______|______|______|  All mentioned funds are also available to institutional investors through  Series O.  Please read the prospectus before investing. There may be commissions,  trailing commissions, management fees and expenses associated with mutual fund  investments. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently  and past performance may not be repeated.  About RBC Global Asset Management and RBC Wealth Management RBC Global Asset  Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada  (RBC), and includes institutional money managers BlueBay Asset Management,  Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management and RBC Global Asset Management  (U.S.). RBC GAM is a provider of global investment management services and  solutions to individual, high-net-worth and institutional investors through  exchange-traded funds, hedge funds, mutual funds, pooled funds, separate  accounts and specialty investment strategies. RBC GAM group of companies  manage more than $315 billion in assets and have approximately 1,200 employees  located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. In 2013, RBC GAM  was recognized as the fastest growing asset manager over the last five years  among the world's top 50 asset managers, and named as having the second  highest growth in assets under management over the last five years(+).  RBC Global Asset Management is part of RBC Wealth Management, one of the  world's top 10 largest wealth managers*. RBC Wealth Management directly serves  affluent, high-net-worth and ultra-high net worth clients in Canada, the  United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia with a  full suite of banking, investment, trust and other wealth management  solutions. The business also provides asset management products and services  directly and through RBC and third party distributors to institutional and  individual clients, through its RBC Global Asset Management business (which  includes BlueBay Asset Management). RBC Wealth Management has more than C$675  billion of assets under administration, more than C$411 billion of assets  under management and over 4,400 financial consultants, advisors, private  bankers, and trust officers. For more information, please visit  www.rbcwealthmanagement.com  +Pensions & Investments/Towers Watson global 500 ranking: World's Largest  Asset Managers 2013.  *Scorpio Partnership Global Private Banking KPI Benchmark 2013. In the United  States, securities are offered through RBC Wealth Management, a division of  RBC Capital Markets, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada.  Member NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.    SOURCE  RBC  Matt Gierasimczuk, RBC GAM Communications,  416-974-2124,matthew.gierasimczuk@rbc.com Leah Commisso, RBC GAM  Communications, 416-955 6498,leah.commisso@rbc.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2014/10/c4063.html  CO: RBC Global Asset Management ST: Ontario NI: FIN FND FLOWS