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CI Financial reports assets under management for October 2018

TORONTO (November 1, 2018) – CI Financial Corp. (“CI”) today reported preliminary assets under management at October 31, 2018 of $130.0 billion and total assets of $172.5 billion.  

Assets under management decreased by 9.6% year over year and by 4.8% in the month of October. Total assets decreased by 7.2% for the 12-month period, and experienced a 4.6% decline through the month of October. These results reflect broader market returns for October. During the month, the S&P/TSX Composite index declined 6.5% and the S&P 500 Index was down 5.4% in Canadian dollars. 

CI’s average assets under management for the quarter-to-date were $132.2 billion, versus $138.3 billion for the third quarter of 2018. Average assets under management for the year-to-date were $139.1 billion, a gain of $12.8 billion or 10.1% from the average for fiscal 2017. 

CI reported assets under advisement at Assante Wealth Management (Canada) Ltd. and Stonegate Private Counsel of $42.5 billion at October 31, 2018, representing an increase of $0.5 billion or 1.2% year over year. 

CI will issue its third quarter financial results on November 8, 2018 through the CI Financial website.  

Further information about CI’s assets and financial position can be found below in the tables of statistics and on its website, www.cifinancial.com. These are the only statistics authorized by CI, and CI takes no responsibility for reporting by any external sources.

CI FINANCIAL CORP.
October 31, 2018
PRELIMINARY MONTH-END STATISTICS

ENDING ASSETS

Oct. 31/18 (billions)

Sept. 30/18 (billions)

%
Change

Oct. 31/17 (billions)

%
Change

Assets under management

$130.0

$136.5

-4.8%

$143.8

-9.6%

Assets under advisement1

42.5

44.4

-4.3%

42.0

1.2%

TOTAL

$172.5

$180.9

-4.6%

$185.8

-7.2%

MONTHLY AVERAGE
ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT

Oct. 31/18
(billions)

Sept. 30/18
(billions)

%
Change

Monthly average

$132.2

$137.4

-3.8%

FISCAL QUARTER AVERAGE
ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT

Ending Oct. 31/18
(billions)

Ending Sept. 30/18
(billions)

%
Change

Fiscal quarter average

$132.2

$138.3

-4.4%

FISCAL YEAR AVERAGE
ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT

Fiscal 2018
(billions)

Fiscal 2017
(billions)

%
Change

Fiscal year average

$139.1

$126.3

10.1%

EQUITY
(millions)

FINANCIAL POSITION
(millions)       

Total outstanding shares

248.0

Debt outstanding

$1,505

QTD weighted avg. shares

249.7

Net debt outstanding

$1,272

Current Yield

3.7%

Terminal redemption value of funds

$372

1 Includes assets managed by CI and held by clients of advisors with Assante and Stonegate Private Counsel.

CI Financial Corp. (TSX: CIX) is an independent Canadian company offering global asset management and wealth management advisory services. Its primary operating businesses are CI Investments Inc., Assante Wealth Management (Canada) Ltd., CI Private Counsel LP, Grant Samuel Funds Management Pty Ltd. of Australia, First Asset Investment Management Inc., and BBS Securities Inc. Further information is available at www.cifinancial.com.

For further information:

Investor Relations
CI Financial Corp.
(416) 364-1145

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