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MD Financial Management Updates Risk Ratings for the MD Family of Funds and the MDPIM Pools

MD Financial Management Inc. (MD), owned by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), today announced that the Fund Facts and related prospectus documents dated May 24, 2017, for the MD Family of Funds and MDPIM Pools listed below contain updated risk ratings.

Name of Fund

MD Risk Rating

Up to and Including May 23, 2017

MD Risk Rating

On or After May 24, 2017

MD Precision Balanced Income Portfolio™

Low to Medium


MD Precision Conservative Portfolio™

Low to Medium


MDPIM Emerging Markets Equity Pool


Medium to High

The ratings for these funds and pools have been revised using the new Canadian Securities Administrators mutual fund risk classification methodology for Fund Facts documents. The new classification methodology is consistent with the schedule amendment to National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds, effective September 1, 2017. It standardizes terminology, categories and volatility risk descriptions.

MD clients’ investment risk assessments will remain the same; the underlying risks of the MD Family of Funds and MDPIM Pools have not changed.

About MD Financial Management Inc.

Owned by the Canadian Medical Association, MD has one main goal: to help Canada’s physicians achieve financial well-being.

MD has more than $45 billion in assets under administration and is dedicated to serving Canada’s physicians and their families. It provides financial products and services, the MD Family of Funds and investment counselling services through the MD Group of Companies. For a detailed list of these companies, visit

Media Contact

Victoria Savoy, Communications Specialist
MD Financial Management 
613 325-4293