Mackenzie Global Leadership Impact ETF Launches on NEO

TORONTO–The NEO Exchange (“NEO”) is pleased to announce that Mackenzie Financial Corporation (“Mackenzie Investments”), after receiving final regulator and exchange approvals, has launched the Mackenzie Global Leadership Impact ETF (MWMN) on NEO, which began trading on Monday, December 4. This ETF offers investors access to global companies that promote gender diversity and women’s leadership.

“We are proud to list our new socially responsible product on NEO as we expand our product suite to provide Canadians with solutions that reflect their investment values,” said Michael Cooke, Senior Vice President and Head of Exchange Traded Funds at Mackenzie Investments. “Not only will this new ETF seek to provide long-term capital growth, it is a socially responsible investment product that risk-averse Canadians looking to invest with impact can confidently add to their portfolio.”

This is Mackenzie Investment’s second ETF to be launched on NEO, following the launch of the Mackenzie Global High Yield Fixed Income ETF (MHYB) in April 2017.

“The decision to return to NEO for an additional listing was made easy by their exceptional support, service and efficiencies,” Cooke continued.

“We are exceptionally excited by the investment approach of Mackenzie’s new ETF because, at NEO, we readily embrace and foster female employees throughout each level of our organization,” stated Jos Schmitt, President and CEO, NEO Exchange. “Like Mackenzie, we are dedicated to achieving balance and real change that will benefit companies and investors alike, and we are proud to see our partnership grow.”

NEO is now home to 26 ETFs, representing 43 symbols, from six different ETF providers. For a complete view of listings on NEO, please visit:

IGM Financial Inc., which indirectly owns Mackenzie Investments, is a shareholder of Aequitas Innovations Inc., the parent company of NEO.

About NEO Exchange
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