CI Financial reports asset growth of 22%

 TSX Symbol: CIX  TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - CI Financial Corp. ("CI") today reported assets  under management at June 30, 2014 of $99.9 billion and total assets of $128.9  billion.  CI's assets under management grew by $18.2 billion or 22.3% year over year and  were up $1.6 billion or 1.7% in the month of June, for the 12(th) consecutive  month of asset growth. Total assets were up $22.8 billion or 21.5% for the  year and $2.0 billion or 1.6% in June. Assets under management and total  assets at June 30 represented new month-end records for CI.  Average assets under management for the quarter ending June 30, 2014 were  $97.9 billion, an increase of $4.4 billion or 4.7% over the average for the  first quarter of 2014 and an increase of $14.6 billion or 17.5% over the  average for fiscal 2013.  CI also reported assets under administration at Assante Wealth Management  (Canada) Ltd. of $29.0 billion at June 30, 2014, an increase of 18.9% year  over year.  "CI achieved a new milestone earlier in June when we reached $100 billion in  assets under management, an accomplishment driven by continued strong  performance and net sales," said Stephen A. MacPhail, CI President and Chief  Executive Officer.  Additional information about CI's assets and financial position can be found  below in the tables of preliminary statistics and on its website,  www.cifinancial.com, in the Statistics section. These are the only statistics  authorized by CI and CI takes no responsibility for reporting by any external  sources.         ______________________________________________________________     |                             CI FINANCIAL CORP.               |     |                               June 30, 2014                  |     |                      PRELIMINARY MONTH-END STATISTICS        |     |______________________________________________________________|     |ENDING ASSETS  |June 30/14| May 31/14|     %|June 30/13|     %|     |               |(millions)|(millions)|Change|(millions)|Change|     |_______________|__________|__________|______|__________|______|     |Assets under   |   $99,882|   $98,236|  1.7%|   $81,650| 22.3%|     |management     |          |          |      |          |      |     |_______________|__________|__________|______|__________|______|     |Assets under   |    28,968|    28,606|  1.3%|    24,368| 18.9%|     |administration*|          |          |      |          |      |     |_______________|__________|__________|______|__________|______|     |TOTAL          |  $128,850|  $126,842|  1.6%|  $106,018| 21.5%|     |_______________|__________|__________|______|__________|______|      ____________________________________________________     |MONTHLY AVERAGE        |June 30/14| May 31/14|     %|     |ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT|(millions)|(millions)|Change|     |_______________________|__________|__________|______|     |Monthly average        |   $99,589|   $97,498|  2.1%|     |_______________________|__________|__________|______|         __________________________________________________________________     |FISCAL QUARTER AVERAGE |Ending June 30/14|Ending Mar. 31/14|     %|     |ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT|       (millions)|       (millions)|Change|     |_______________________|_________________|_________________|______|     |Fiscal quarter average |          $97,895|          $93,488|  4.7%|     |_______________________|_________________|_________________|______|      ____________________________________________________________     |FISCAL YEAR AVERAGE    |Ending June 30/14|Fiscal 2013|     %|     |ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT|       (millions)| (millions)|Change|     |_______________________|_________________|___________|______|     |Fiscal year average    |          $95,704|    $83,325| 14.9%|     |_______________________|_________________|___________|______|      ___________________________________________________________________     |EQUITY                              |FINANCIAL POSITION            |     |                                    |(millions)                    |     |____________________________________|______________________________|     |Total outstanding shares|284,423,806|Debt outstanding         |$500|     |________________________|___________|_________________________|____|     |QTD weighted avg. shares|284,542,521|Net debt outstanding     |$255|     |________________________|___________|_________________________|____|     |Current Yield           |       3.4%|                         |    |     |________________________|___________|_________________________|____|     |Potential share dilution|  1,052,572|Terminal redemption value|$754|     |from options            |           |                 of funds|    |     |________________________|___________|_________________________|____|     |All options % of shares |       2.0%|                         |    |     |________________________|___________|_________________________|____|  * Includes CI and United Financial funds administered by Assante advisors.      ____________________________________     |ESTIMATED GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE OF AUM|     |____________________________________|     |Canada       |43%| Asia|          4%|     |_____________|___|_____|____________|     |United States|28%|Other|          5%|     |_____________|___|_____|____________|     |Europe       |15%| Cash|          5%|     |_____________|___|_____|____________|  CI Financial Corp. (TSX: CIX) is an independent, Canadian-owned wealth  management company. CI offers a broad range of investment products and  services, including an industry-leading selection of investment funds, and is  on the Web at www.cifinancial.com.    SOURCE  CI Investments Inc.  Stephen A. MacPhail President and Chief Executive Officer CI Financial Corp.  (416) 364-1145  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/July2014/03/c9586.html  CO: CI Financial Corp. ST: Ontario NI: FIN FND  
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