FT Portfolios Canada Co. announces approval of merger

Feb 20, 2013, 15:26 ET from FT Portfolios Canada Co.

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, at a  special  meeting  of  unitholders  of  First  Trust  Canadian  Quantitative Equity Portfolio  (formerly  known  as  TD Canadian Quantitative Research Portfolio) (the "Fund"), unitholders overwhelmingly approved the merger of the Fund into First Trust Canadian Capital Strength Portfolio (the "Merger").

As the Merger has received all necessary approvals, including regulatory approval, FT Portfolios Canada Co., as manager of the Fund, plans to complete the Merger on or around the close of business on February 22, 2013.

SOURCE FT Portfolios Canada Co.