Montreal, March 14, 2019 - Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM), acting as manager and portfolio advisor for Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), today announced the March and first quarter of 2019 cash distributions for the Desjardins ETFs listed on the TSX that pay a monthly or quarterly distribution. Unitholders of record on March 22, 2019 will receive cash distributions payable for these ETFs on March 29, 2019.

Here is the list of the Desjardins ETFs that will pay cash distributions for March or first quarter of 2019, as well as the distribution amount per unit to be paid:

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)Ticker symbols
Monthly cash distribution
per unit ($)
Desjardins Canadian Fixed Income ETF
Desjardins Canadian Universe Bond Index ETFDCU 0.0470
Desjardins Canadian Short Term Bond Index ETF DCS 0.0400
Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Corporate
Bond Index ETF
DCC 0.0500
Desjardins 1-5 year Laddered Canadian Government Bond Index ETF DCG 0.0500
Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share ETF
Desjardins Canadian Preferred Share Index ETFDCP 0.0730
Desjardins Active ETF
Desjardins RI Active Canadian Bond - Low CO2 ETFDRCU 0.0470
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)Ticker
cash distribution per unit ($)
Desjardins Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETFs
Desjardins Canada Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETFDFC 0.1300
Desjardins USA Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETFDFU 0.0750
Desjardins Developed ex-USA ex-Canada Multifactor-Controlled Volatility ETF DFD 0.1300
Desjardins Multifactor Low CO2 ETFs
Desjardins RI Canada Multifactor - Low CO2 ETFDRFC 0.1300
Desjardins RI USA Multifactor - Low CO2 ETFDRFU 0.0750
Desjardins RI Developed ex-USA ex-Canada
Multifactor - Low CO2 ETF
DRFD 0.1200
Desjardins Cap-Weighted Low CO2 ETFs
Desjardins RI Canada - Low CO2 Index ETFDRMC 0.1300
Desjardins RI USA - Low CO2 Index ETFDRMU 0.0750
Desjardins Multifactor Low Fossil Fuel ETF
Desjardins RI Global Multifactor - Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF
DRFG 0.0900
Desjardins Alternative ETF
Desjardins Alt Long/Short Equity Market Neutral ETF DANC 0.0400

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

The 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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