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TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM), the manager of TD Mutual Funds, announced today changes to the risk rating on the TD Nasdaq® Index Fund, TD Advantage Balanced Income Portfolio and TD Comfort Balanced Income Portfolio.

The risk ratings for the following funds will be changing as indicated below.


Previous Risk Rating

New Risk Rating

TD Nasdaq® Index Fund


Medium to High

TD Advantage Balanced Income

Low to Medium


TD Comfort Balanced Income

Low to Medium


These changes will be reflected in an amendment to the TD Mutual Funds' Simplified Prospectus and if applicable, the amended Fund Facts, that will be filed with the Canadian securities regulators on or about November 22, 2018.

These risk rating changes are in accordance with the methodology mandated by the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA). There are no changes to the investment objectives, strategies or management of the funds. A summary of the CSA's risk classification methodology, the investment objectives and the investment strategies can be found in the applicable TD Mutual Funds Simplified Prospectus available at

About TD Asset Management Inc.

TD Asset Management (TDAM), a member of TD Bank Group, is a North American investment management firm. Operating through TD Asset Management Inc. in Canada and TDAM USA Inc. in the U.S., TDAM brings new thinking to investors' most important challenges. TDAM offers investment solutions to corporations, pension funds, endowments, foundations and individual investors. Additionally, TDAM manages assets on behalf of almost 2 million retail investors and offers a broadly diversified suite of investment solutions including mutual funds, professionally managed portfolios and corporate class funds. Asset management businesses at TD manage $391.3 billion in assets as at September 30, 2018. Assets under management include TD Asset Management Inc., TDAM USA Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (Epoch) and TD Greystone Asset Management. TD Greystone Asset Management represents Greystone Managed Investments Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greystone Capital Management Inc. All entities are wholly-owned subsidiaries of The Toronto-Dominion Bank.

The TD Nasdaq® Index Fund (the "Fund") is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., or its affiliates (NASDAQ OMX, with its affiliates, are referred to as the "Corporations"). The Corporations have not passed on the legality or suitability of, or the accuracy or adequacy of descriptions and disclosures relating to, the Fund. The Corporations make no representation or warranty, express or implied to the unitholders of the Fund or any member of the public regarding the advisability of investing in securities generally or in the Fund particularly, or the ability of the NASDAQ-100 Index® to track general stock market performance. The Corporations' only relationship to TDAM is in the licensing of the NASDAQ®, OMX®, Nasdaq-100®, and NASDAQ-100 Index® registered trademarks, and certain trade names of the Corporations and the use of the NASDAQ-100 Index® which is determined, composed and calculated by NASDAQ OMX without regard to TDAM or the Fund. NASDAQ OMX has no obligation to take the needs of TDAM or the unitholders of the Fund into consideration in determining, composing or calculating the NASDAQ-100 Index®. The Corporations are not responsible for and have not participated in the determination of the timing of, prices at, or quantities of the Fund's units to be issued or in the determination or calculation of the equation by which the Fund's units are to be converted into cash. The Corporations have no liability in connection with the administration, marketing or offering of the Fund. THE CORPORATIONS DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY AND/OR UNINTERRUPTED CALCULATION OF THE NASDAQ-100 INDEX® OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN, THE CORPORATIONS MAKE NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO RESULTS TO BE OBTAINED BY TDAM, UNITHOLDERS OF THE FUND, OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FROM THE USE OF THE NASDAQ-100 INDEX® OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN, THE CORPORATIONS MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE WITH RESPECT TO THE NASDAQ-100 INDEX® OR ANY DATA INCLUDED THEREIN. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CORPORATIONS HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the fund facts and prospectus, which contain detailed investment information, before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed or insured, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

TD Mutual Funds and the TD Managed Assets Program portfolios are managed by TD Asset Management Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank and are available through authorized dealers.

SOURCE TD Asset Management Inc.

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