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Sentry Investments welcomes senior fixed-income portfolio manager

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 10, 2015) - Sentry Investments Inc. ("Sentry") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Chim as Senior Portfolio Manager, effective today. Ben will manage the credit portfolios across Sentry's mutual funds with a focus on global high-yield corporate bonds.

"Sentry continues to place a tremendous focus on adding to the depth, breadth and expertise of our award-winning portfolio management team," said Sean Driscoll, Chief Executive Officer, Sentry Investments. "Ben's addition underlines this commitment and further strengthens Sentry's capabilities across our fixed-income and balanced fund offerings."

Ben brings more than 14 years of experience in fixed income and credit analysis. Most recently, he was Portfolio Manager at Sprott Asset Management LP. Prior to that, he was a Vice-President at TD Asset Management, Investment Analyst at CI Investments Inc., and Credit Analyst at DBRS. Ben is a CFA charterholder and obtained his Bachelor's degree from the University of Western Ontario.

Ben will join Sentry's fixed-income team headed by James Dutkiewicz, Chief Investment Strategist and Senior Portfolio Manager.

"Ben has great experience in managing risk in credit markets," said James. "Every business cycle is in reality a credit cycle, and credit analytics is critical to portfolio management across all asset classes. I had the pleasure of working with Ben before and look forward to his valuable input into Sentry's fixed-income portfolios."

Sentry Investments was founded in 1997 and is one of Canada's fastest-growing independent asset management companies. Sentry manages over $18 billion in assets on behalf of more than 500,000 Canadian investors. Sentry offers a diverse range of award-winning investment products, available through financial advisors, including domestic and global mutual funds and separately managed accounts.

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Sentry Investments Inc.
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P.O. Box 108
Toronto, ON M5L 1E2

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