Empire Life Investments Inc. files amended 2016 semi-annual Management Report of Fund Performance

February 7, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario) – Empire Life Monthly Income Mutual Fund incorrectly reported the trading expense ratio (TER) for the period January 1, 2016 to June 30, 3016 in its 2016 semi-annual Management Report of Fund Performance (“MRFP”) as being 1.19% instead of 0.19%. The error has been corrected and an amended MRFP has been filed on SEDAR.

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Empire Life Investments Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Empire Life Insurance Company. The company manages and offers mutual funds and is the portfolio manager of the Empire Life segregated funds, including the Empire Life Guaranteed Investment Funds. Follow Empire Life Investments Inc. on Twitter @EmpireLifeInv or visit www.empirelifeinvestments.ca for more information.

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Antonietta Stabile, MBA
Director, Investment Marketing and Communications
Empire Life
416 945 7466