Flaherty & Crumrine Investment Grade Fixed Income Fund (the Fund) is a Canada-based closed-end investment trust. The Fund's investment objectives are to provide unitholders with a stable stream of monthly distributions, to preserve the Net Asset Value per unit and to enhance the total return per unit by actively managing the portfolio. The Fund invests in a portfolio of fixed income securities consisting primarily of the United States-dollar-denominated corporate debt and preferred securities of North American issuers. All securities purchased by the Fund are rated investment grade at the time of investment. The Fund's investment portfolio sectors include insurance, banking, communications, energy, financial services, utilities and miscellaneous industries. The Fund's investment manager is Brompton Funds Limited.