TORONTO: Sentry Investments (“Sentry” or the “Manager”) is pleased to announce that it is filing an amendment to the Sentry Group of Funds’ Simplified Prospectus and the Annual Information Form, each dated May 28, 2010, in respect of Sentry Infrastructure Fund (“Infrastructure Fund”), Sentry Tactical Bond Fund (“Tactical Bond Fund”) and Sentry Tactical Bond Capital Yield Class (“Tactical Bond Capital Yield Class”) (collectively, the “Funds” and each, a “Fund”) to reflect changes to the investment strategies of the Funds.
Amendments to the investment strategies of the Funds: The Manager is amending the current investment strategies of Infrastructure Fund to allow for investments in structured products, either public or private, that hold infrastructure-related securities.
The Manager is also amending the current investment strategies of Tactical Bond Fund and Tactical Bond Capital Yield Class to allow them to invest up to all of their assets in foreign fixed-income securities and to invest up to 20% of their assets in Canadian or foreign equity securities.
The Manager believes that these amendments will provide the Funds with increased flexibility in achieving their respective investment objectives.
Sentry Infrastructure Fund: Sentry Infrastructure Fund is an open-end mutual fund with approximately $35.3 million in net assets as at July 22, 2010. The investment objective of the Fund is to provide regular current income by investing globally in companies with either direct or indirect exposure to infrastructure.
Sentry Tactical Bond Fund: Sentry Tactical Bond Fund is an open-end mutual fund with approximately $8.1 million in net assets as at July 22, 2010. The Fund’s investment objective is to invest primarily in North American and/or international corporate, government and other bonds and other debt instruments.
Sentry Tactical Bond Capital Yield Class: Sentry Tactical Bond Capital Yield Class is an open-end mutual fund with approximately $2.9 million in net assets as at July 22, 2010. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a return that is similar to the return of Tactical Bond Fund, or another North American and/or international bond fund managed by the Manager, that invests primarily in North American and/or international corporate, government and other bonds and other debt instruments.
Sentry Investments: Sentry Investments is a Canadian asset management company that offers a diverse range of investment products including mutual funds, hedge funds, flow-through limited partnerships, closed-end trusts and other alternative investments, covering a variety of domestic and global mandates.
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