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CIBC Asset Management updates risk ratings for certain Renaissance funds

TORONTO, July 25, 2019 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) – CIBC Asset Management Inc. today announced changes to the risk ratings of the Renaissance Investments mutual funds listed below.

The changes will be reflected in the renewal of the Renaissance Investments family of funds, Axiom Portfolios and Renaissance Private Pools Simplified Prospectus. These changes are effective on or about July 25, 2019.

The new risk ratings were determined in accordance with the risk classification methodology mandated by the Canadian Securities Administrators. No changes have been made to the investment objectives, investment strategies or management of the affected funds. The risk rating for each fund is reviewed at least annually or whenever the existing investment risk level is no longer appropriate.


Previous Risk Rating

New Risk Rating

Renaissance U.S. Equity Growth Currency Neutral Fund

Medium to High


Renaissance Global Real Estate Currency Neutral Fund


Medium to High


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About CIBC Asset Management Inc.
CIBC Asset Management, Inc. (CAM), the asset management subsidiary of CIBC, provides a range of high-quality investment management services and solutions to retail and institutional investors. CAM's offerings include: a comprehensive platform of mutual funds, strategic managed portfolio solutions, discretionary investment management services for high-net-worth individuals, and institutional portfolio management. CAM is one of Canada's largest asset management firms, with over $130 billion in assets under administration as of May 2019.

SOURCE CIBC Asset Management Inc.

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