The Omega family of funds now offers investors the opportunity to take advantage of the performance potential of global markets

Montreal, 24 March 2009 - 

National Bank Securities is proud to present the Omega Global Opportunities Fund. This addition to the family of innovative Omega FundsTM enables clients to optimize the diversification and return potential of their portfolios.

National Bank Securities mandated TIS Group Inc. as sub-advisor, a firm specializing in financial analysis and asset management. The Fund takes advantage of the performance potential of global markets, without geographic or sector limitations. It uses a unique top-down investment approach that combines fundamental, macro-economic and technical factors.

The strategy of the Omega Global Opportunities Fund is based on the research of TIS Group Inc., which is renowned worldwide and used by some of the largest institutions. The firm also owes its reputation to Larry Jeddeloh, its founder and managing director, who has more than 30 years of experience in the industry. The excellence of his work has been noted in a wide range of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine and Barron’s. 

The Omega family of funds now consists of five mutual funds that use distinctive strategies with competitive fees through preferred partnerships.

The five Omega FundsTM are the:

  • Omega Preferred Equity Fund
  • Omega High Dividend Fund
  • Omega Consensus American Equity Fund
  • Omega Consensus International Equity Fund
  • Omega Global Opportunities Fund

To learn about all the advantages of the Omega FundsTM , go to www.omegafunds.ca.

Legal notes
Omega Funds
TM (the "Funds") are offered by National Bank Securities Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of National Bank of Canada. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with Fund investments. Please read the prospectus of the Funds before investing. The Funds securities are not insured by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by any other government deposit insurer. The Funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.
“ Omega FundsTM” and the Omega Funds logo are trademarks of National Bank of Canada. National Bank Securities Inc. is an authorized user.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2009, is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. The National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has close to $137 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,199 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at
www.nbc.ca.

Information
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Denis Dubé
Senior Manager, Public Relations
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644