Federated Investors Canada ULC announces risk rating change

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Dec. 18, 2017) - Federated Investors Canada ULC today announced a change to the investment risk rating of the Federated Strategic Value U.S. Equity Dividend Fund (the “Fund”) as listed in the table below and reflected in the Fund’s 2017 annual simplified prospectus:

Name of Fund Previous Risk Rating New Risk Rating Date of 2017 Prospectus
Federated Strategic Value U.S. Equity Dividend Fund Medium Medium to High December 15, 2017

The risk rating change of the Fund results from compliance with the Canadian Securities Administrators’ updated Risk Classification Methodology (December 2016). The new risk rating is not as a result of changes to the investment objectives, strategies or portfolio management of the Fund.

Details about the Fund’s risk classification methodology are available on request, at no cost, by calling Federated Investors Canada ULC at 1-866-640-4374 or by writing to Federated Investors Canada ULC, c/o CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company, 1 York Street, Suite 900, Toronto, Ontario M5J 0B6.

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

Stephen Van Meter
Chief Compliance Officer