Company Overview of BMO Investments Inc.
BMO Investments Inc. caters to individual and institutional clients. It launches equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. The firm invests in public equity and fixed income markets. It was formerly known as First Canadian Funds Inc. The firm is based in Toronto, Canada. BMO Investments Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Bank Of Montreal.
77 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5K1J5
Key Executives for BMO Investments Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Co-President, Chief Operating Officer, and Director
Executive Vice-President, Head of Retail Distribution, and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
BMO Investments Inc. Key Developments
BMO Investments Launches New Retirement Portfolios
Sep 1 15
BMO Investments Inc. has announced that it has launched BMO Retirement Portfolios, a series of flexible and cost effective managed investment solutions. The firm announced that the portfolios are designed to help those in or near retirement to preserve and provide potential to grow their wealth. It has three different risk profiles, and retirees can select depending on their specific needs.
BMO Investments Inc. Introduces Five Mutual Funds to its Lineup
Apr 17 15
BMO Investments Inc. launched five new mutual funds, which are intended to provide investors an opportunity to access growth both domestically and globally. The new funds include: BMO Tactical Balanced ETF Fund:An actively managed fund of ETFs which uses a total return approach that adjusts opportunistically between asset classes, sectors and countries based on the current market environment. BMO Tactical Global Bond ETF Fund:An actively managed fund of ETFs which invests in government and corporate bonds, adjusting the credit and maturity exposure based on opportunities in the market. BMO Tactical Global Equity ETF Fund:Another actively managed fund of ETFs which invests in Canadian, U.S. and global equities based on the strongest performers relative to the rest of the market. BMO Growth Opportunities Fund: A growth-oriented fund managed with high conviction to invest in key opportunities regardless of market capitalization or geography. BMO Global Equity Fund: A fund that offers investors access to developed markets globally, with a focus on established companies that are well-managed and disciplined in earnings and cash flow growth, and are consistent with macro themes driving global equity markets.
BMO Investments Inc. Launches New Target Education Portfolios for Canadians' RESP's
Nov 17 14
BMO Investments Inc. introduced BMO Target Education Portfolios, a series of managed investment solutions specifically designed for education savings and Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs). The five new portfolios have investing time horizons ranging from Income (for people who are close to or already drawing down their savings) to dates from 2020 to 2035. They are managed based on the child's year of birth and expected date to attend post-secondary education. Each portfolio-consisting of mutual funds and/or Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)-gradually shifts its asset mix from an emphasis on equities to an emphasis on fixed income as it approaches its target end date, thereby preserving capital for when it is needed. Education Around RESP's: The study also found that more than three quarters (79%) of Canadian parents wish there was more information or education about the benefits of RESPs and saving for post-secondary education. To help address this, Employment and Social Development Canada has introduced Education Savings Week (November 16-22, 2014), which aims to increase awareness around the importance of education savings, the benefits of RESPs and the availability of government incentives. The company reminds Canadians that RESPs offer a number of benefits, including: Tax-deferred growth: Any gains earned in the RESP will not be taxed until the user withdraws user’s funds in the form of educational assistance payments. Canadian Education Savings Grant: The Government of Canada matches contributions to an RESP up to 20% for the first $2,500 contributed, with a maximum of $500 per year and a lifetime maximum of $7,200. Additional Grants: If the user resides in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Quebec or British Columbia, or if the user is a low income household, the user could qualify for additional grants from the provincial or federal government.
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