Montreal, October 16, 2018 - Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM), acting as manager and portfolio advisor for Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), today announced the October 2018 cash distributions for the Desjardins ETFs listed on the TSX that pay a monthly distribution. Unitholders of record on October 24, 2018 will receive cash distributions payable for these ETFs on October 31, 2018.

Here is the list of the Desjardins ETFs that will pay cash distributions for October 2018, as well as the distribution amount per unit to be paid:

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)Ticker symbols
distribution per unit
Desjardins Canadian Fixed Income ETF
Desjardins Canadian Universe Bond Index ETFDCU0.047
Desjardins Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETFDCS0.037
Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Corporate Bond Index ETFDCC0.050
Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Government Bond Index ETFDCG0.050
Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share ETF
Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share Index ETFDCP0.073

Desjardins Active ETF

Desjardins RI Active Canadian Bond - Low CO2 ETFDRCU0.047

For information about Desjardins ETFs, visit the manager's website at

Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds are not guaranteed, their value fluctuates frequently and their past performance is not indicative of their future returns. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in exchange traded funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc.  is the manager and portfolio manager of the Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds. The Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds are offered by registered dealers.

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