National Bank Investments Announces December 2020 Cash Distributions for all NBI Exchange-Traded Funds


Montreal, December 18, 2020 – National Bank Investments Inc. (NBI) announced today the December 2020 cash distribution amounts per unit for all exchange-traded funds, as indicated in the table below.

Unitholders of record on December 29, 2020 will receive cash distributions on January 5, 2021. Details of the per unit distribution amounts are as follows:

ETF Name
Ticker Symbol (TSX)
Cash Distribution per Unit Payment Frequency
NBI Active Canadian Preferred Shares ETF
$ 0.0943
NBI Unconstrained Fixed Income ETF
  $ 0.0000 * Monthly
NBI High Yield Bond ETF
$ 0.0580 Monthly
NBI Sustainable Canadian Bond ETF
$ 0.0291 Monthly
NBI Global Real Assets Income ETF NREA $ 0.1457 Quarterly
NBI Sustainable Canadian Equity ETF NSCE $ 0.0397 Quarterly
NBI Canadian Family Business ETF NFAM $ 0.3407 Annually
NBI Liquid Alternatives ETF NALT $ 1.5263 Annually
NBI Sustainable Global Equity ETF NSGE   $ 0.0000 * Annually
NBI Global Private Equity ETF NGPE $ 0.3300 Annually

* The annual or monthly distribution, as applicable, was temporarily suspended because the expenses of this NBI ETF exceeded the income generated by said NBI ETF during the period and thus, there was nothing to distribute.

About NBI ETFs

NBI ETFs are offered by National Bank Investments Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of National Bank of Canada. Management fees, brokerage fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Please read the prospectus or ETF Facts document before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. ETF units are bought and sold at market price on a stock exchange and brokerage commissions will reduce returns.


About National Bank Investments Inc.

National Bank Investments Inc. (NBI) is an investment funds management firm committed to manufacturing and offering mutual funds, investment solutions and services designed to help Canadian investors pursue their financial goals. As at September 30, 2020, assets under management in NBI products were valued at over $64 billion.

Guided by an open architecture strategy, NBI is dedicated to providing diverse solutions to meet the evolving needs of its clients. NBI consistently strives to be recognized as a key partner by combining innovation and excellence. NBI’s role is not limited to administrative aspects of management; NBI Advisory Services and its registered representatives form a team of specialists who provide information and advice to help advisors build portfolios adapted to their clients’ financial needs. Follow NBI’s activities at or via social media such as YouTube and LinkedIn.

National Bank Investments is a member of Canada’s Responsible Investment Association and a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment. 


About National Bank of Canada

With $332 billion in assets as at October 31, 2020, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups. It has more than 26,500 employees in knowledge-intensive positions and has been recognized numerous times as a top employer and for its commitment to diversity. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank’s activities at or via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.



Stéphanie Rousseau
Senior Advisor – Public Affairs
National Bank of Canada 
Tel.: 514-394-5684