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Mackenzie Investments Launches Sustainable Investment-Focused ETF on the NEO Exchange

Mackenzie Investments Launches Sustainable Investment-Focused ETF on the NEO Exchange

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NEO welcomes Mackenzie Investments back to the NEO Exchange, with the launch of the Mackenzie Corporate Knights Global 100 Index ETF. The fund begins trading today under the symbol MCKG.

The ETF seeks to replicate the performance of the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index. The securities contained within include equity securities of issuers from anywhere in the world, selected based on an evaluation of sustainability characteristics using criteria developed and maintained by the Index Provider.

“The launch of Mackenzie Corporate Knights Global 100 Index ETF on the NEO Exchange is a proud occasion for Mackenzie,” said Luke Gould, President and CEO, Mackenzie Investments. “NEO is not only a champion of the Canadian ETF industry, it also shares our values of actively working toward a better tomorrow. We’re particularly excited to launch this new offering during Earth Week. This year’s theme is ‘Invest in our Planet’ and this ETF enhances the ability of Canadians to invest in global companies that are leading the way in sustainable business practices.”

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MCKG joins 8 other Mackenzie ETFs, listed on the NEO Exchange, all of which can be traded through the usual investment channels, including discount brokerage platforms and full-service dealers.

“We are thrilled about Mackenzie’s return to the NEO Exchange, particularly through the launch of a sustainable investment ETF which aligns so well with our focus on the purpose-driven Innovation Economy,” said Jos Schmitt, President and CEO of the NEO Exchange, and SVP of Global Listings for Cboe Global Markets. “It’s an honour to serve as the listing exchange of choice for an organization that shares our commitment to shaping a better future, and we will continue to support Mackenzie as an advocate and innovator within the Canadian ETF industry.”

The NEO Exchange is home to over 260 unique listings, including ETFs from Canada’s largest ETF issuers, Canadian Depositary Receipts (CDRs), and some of the most innovative Canadian and international growth companies. NEO consistently facilitates close to 20% of all volume traded in Canadian ETFs and between 10% and 15% of all volume traded in Canadian-listed companies.

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