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Exchange Bulletin

RBC Strategic Global Dividend Leaders ETF (RLD) To Trade On Toronto Stock Exchange


January 22, 2016

RBC Strategic Global Dividend Leaders ETF (the “RBC ETF”) - An application has been granted for the original listing in the Non-Corporate Issuer category of 100,000 CAD Units (the “Units") of the RBC ETF, all of which will be issued and outstanding upon completion of an initial public offering (the “Offering”).

Listing of the Units will become effective at 5:01 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016 in anticipation of the Offering closing prior to the opening of business on Monday, January 25, 2016. The Units will be posted for trading at the opening of business on January 25, 2016 upon confirmation of the closing of the Offering.

The RBC ETF is authorized to issue an unlimited number of Units, each of which represents an equal, undivided interest in the net assets of the RBC ETF. Units of the RBC ETF are being issued and sold on a continuous basis and there is no maximum number of Units that may be issued.

Registrations of interests in and transfers of Units will be made only through the book-entry only system administered by CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. (“CDS”). Units must be purchased, transferred and surrendered for exchange or redemption only through a CDS Participant. Upon purchase of any Units, the owner will receive only the customary confirmation; physical certificates evidencing ownership will not be issued.

Additional information on the Units may be found in the final prospectus dated January 8, 2016 (the “Prospectus”), which is available at www.SEDAR.com. Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein are as defined in the Prospectus.

Stock Symbol: "RLD" CUSIP: 74933P 10 1 Trading Currency: CDN$

 

Designated Market Maker: RBC Capital Markets
Other Markets: None
Head Office Address: 155 Wellington Street West
Suite 2200
Toronto, ON
M5V 3K7
Website: www.rbcgam.com/etfs
Email: etfs@investments@rbc.com
Head Office Telephone Number: (416) 955-7826
Toll Free: (855) 722-3837
Fax Number: (416) 955-3590
Investor Relations: Stephen Hoffman
Vice President, Exchange Traded Funds
(416) 955-5321
Email: stephen.hoffman@rbc.com
Chief Financial Officer: Frank Lippa
Corporate Secretary: Gina Zapras
Incorporation: The RBC ETF was established under the laws of the Province of Ontario pursuant to an amended and restated master declaration of trust dated as of January 6, 2016 executed by RBC Global Asset Management Inc., as trustee and manager.
Manager and Trustee: RBC Global Asset Management Inc. ("RBC GAM")
Transfer Agent & Registrar: Computershare Investor Services Inc. at its principal offices in Toronto.
Fiscal Year End: December 31
Nature of Business: The RBC ETF seeks to provide unitholders with exposure, either directly or indirectly through investment in other mutual funds managed by RBC GAM or an affiliate, to the performance of a diversified portfolio of high-quality global dividend-paying equity securities that will provide regular income and that have the potential for long-term capital growth.
Distributions: Cash distributions on Units of the RBC Strategic Global Dividend Leaders ETF are expected to be made monthly. For purposes of the Tax Act, distributions on Units of the RBC ETFs are expected to consist primarily of: dividend income and foreign investment income, but may also include net realized capital gains and returns of capital. To the extent that the expenses of an RBC ETF exceed the income generated by such RBC ETF in any given month, a monthly distribution may not be paid.

For each taxation year, the RBC ETF will ensure that the net income and net realized capital gains of the RBC ETF have been distributed to unitholders to such an extent that the RBC ETF will not be liable for ordinary income tax thereon. To the extent that the RBC ETF has not distributed the full amount of its net income or net capital gains in cash in any taxation year, the difference between such amount and the amount actually distributed by the RBC ETF in cash will be paid as a “reinvested distribution”. Reinvested distributions will be reinvested automatically in additional Units of the RBC ETF at a price equal to the Net Asset Value per Unit of the RBC ETF and the Units of that class will be immediately consolidated such that the number of outstanding Units following the distribution will equal the number of Units outstanding prior to the distribution.
Sponsor: Not Applicable
Initial Issuance of Units: Pursuant to the terms of the Prospectus, Units will be issued and sold on a continuous basis and there will be no maximum number of Units that may be issued. Units sold in connection with the Offering for the RBC ETF will amount to 100,000 CAD Units at a price of $20 per Unit.