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AGF Introduces Rebrand to Reflect Firm's Evolution

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Brings consistency and discipline to its brand house

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AGF Management Limited (AGF) (TSX:AGF.B) today unveiled a new brand that reflects the firm's growth strategy, while bringing alignment across its suite of brands.

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"Our rebrand signals the evolution of our story and reflects the disciplined approach we apply to everything we do at AGF -- from how we manage money to serving our clients to driving efficiencies in how we run our business," said Blake Goldring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AGF. "I'm pleased that we could launch this rebrand as we celebrate our 60th anniversary. It reflects how we are moving forward and looking ahead to the next 60 years."

The rebrand is yet another step in the advancement of AGF's strategy, which has grown the firm from their traditional mutual fund roots to a diversified global asset management firm that covers all major market segments and geographies.

Karrie Van Belle, Senior Vice-President, Head of Marketing and Communications joined AGF in October 2016 to lead the rebrand and re-orient AGF in the minds of clients and investors around the world.

"AGF has a great story to tell and through our rebrand we can now deliver that story more effectively," said Van Belle. "It's about bringing consistency and discipline to the brand, while modernizing AGF's identity to show the positive changes AGF has been focused on over the past number of years."

The rebrand effort was a year-long process that began from a discovery phase to an end creative development phase incorporating feedback from clients, prospects, employees and third-party industry research.

The rebrand also reduces the number of brands AGF manages across their platforms, while bringing alignment across brands like InstarAGF and AGFiQ, which recently announced that its lineup of QuantShare ETFs will be renamed to AGFiQ ETFs (name changes to be effective by early November).

Invested in Discipline

The financial industry is in an era of change. New products and technologies are appearing every day, and the changing needs of investors are evolving the way investment firms provide their services. AGF's value proposition - brought to market as " Invested in Discipline " and its new corporate mission "To bring stability to the world of investing" -- signal the strategy the firm put in place to deliver best-in-class quality of service; consistent and repeatable investment performance that delivers long-term capital growth with downside protection, and innovative products designed to meet the evolving needs of clients.

This disciplined approach is also driving a culture of change at AGF as the leadership team grows with new talent and promotions; through greater global collaboration across the firm's investment management teams which now expands across six countries and three continents; and further adopts and strengthens its risk management processes leveraging its factor-based investing and environmental, social and governance best practices across the firm's investment management platform.

"Over the last few years, we have been focused on remaining relevant to our clients, while delivering on our strategy," added Goldring. "Today, we are making progress and that has been reflected in our share price, which has appreciated 57% in the last year."

Early next week, AGF will be launching a new advertising campaign that reflects AGF's value proposition and corporate mission to bring stability to the world of investing.

New  AGF.com

AGF's new look and feel has also been captured on AGF.com The streamlined website makes it easier for advisors and their clients to do business with AGF with an improved user experience including, direct access to a product search, a product finder that allows filtering and quick links to fund resources and easier to navigate product pages.

Tiger Logo

As part of the rebrand, AGF is launching an updated tiger logo. AGF first introduced the tiger as its corporate symbol in 1983. At the time, the tiger was presented as a patient, strategic hunter ready to act quickly when circumstances dictate, but prepared to wait for opportunities. When thinking about discipline, there was a natural association with these qualities of the tiger.

"As we move forward, leveraging the existing brand equity and industry familiarity of the tiger made sense," added Goldring. "The tiger is a part of AGF's DNA and what better way to preserve our roots than with the symbolism of the tiger, while introducing the new AGF."

About AGF Management Limited

Founded in 1957, AGF Management Limited (AGF) is a diversified global asset management firm with retail, institutional, alternative and high-net-worth businesses. As an independent firm, AGF strives to help investors succeed by delivering excellence in investment management and providing an exceptional client experience. AGF's suite of diverse investment solutions extends globally to a wide range of clients, from financial advisors and individual investors to institutional investors including pension plans, corporate plans, sovereign wealth funds and endowments and foundations.

AGF has investment operations and client servicing teams on the ground in North America, Europe and Asia. With approximately $35 billion in total assets under management, AGF serves more than one million investors. AGF trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol AGF.B.

Media Contact

Amanda Marchment
Director, Corporate Communications
416-865-4160
amanda.marchment@agf.com




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Source: AGF Management Ltd. via Globenewswire

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