Fiera Capital Calgary spends an evening with The Great One for a great cause
Fiera Capital is the proud presenting partner of the 2013 Edge Legacy Dinner
MONTREAL and CALGARY, Oct. 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - As presenting partner of the 2013 Annual Edge Legacy Dinner featuring Wayne Gretzky held last night at the BMO center in Calgary, Fiera Capital Corporation (TSX: FSZ) is pleased to support the Calgary-based Edge School whose mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of student-athletes through the purposeful integration of excellence in academics, athletics and character-building.
"We are delighted about the opportunity to give back to our community and to help contribute to the well-being of Calgary area youth. Besides being huge fans of hockey, we chose to partner with the Edge School because we share many of the same values, including teamwork, professionalism and integrity," stated Paul Vaillancourt, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Fiera Capital Private Wealth - Western Canada.
Hosted by broadcaster Darren Pang, and featuring an engaging and interactive discussion with The Great One Wayne Gretzky as well as Hockey Legends Lanny McDonald, Paul Coffey, Theo Fleury and Marty McSorley, this year's sold-out event helped raise over $275,000 to the benefit of Edge School's current and future student-athletes and programming. Held annually since 2004, the Edge Legacy Dinner is the organization's major annual fundraising event, raising funds towards academic and athletic programs.
"We would like to thank our presenting partner Fiera Capital for helping make the 2013 Edge Legacy Dinner a huge success. This fundraising event is crucial to making our education programming more accessible to our current and future student-athletes, and we are very pleased with this year's event," stated Pat McLaughlin, Edge School Chief Operating Officer.
About Fiera Capital Corporation
Fiera Capital Corporation is a leading publicly traded, independent investment firm. The Firm is one of only a handful of full service, multi-product investment firms in Canada, offering clients a proven top tier track record in Canadian and foreign equity and fixed income management as well as depth and expertise in asset allocation and non-traditional investments. www.fieracapital.com
About Edge School
Edge School is where busy student-athletes can achieve a balanced life while pursuing their personal best through the purposeful integration of excellence in Academics, Athletes and Character building. Edge School provides financial assistance to over twenty percent of its student population, affording them the opportunity to attend Edge School and pursue their passion. www.edgeschool.com
SOURCE Fiera Capital Corporation
Image with caption: "(from left to right) Sylvain Brosseau, President and Chief Operating Officer, Fiera Capital Corporation, Wayne Gretzky and Paul Vaillancourt, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Private Wealth - Western Canada, Fiera Capital Corporation (CNW Group/Fiera Capital Corporation)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131025_C7163_PHOTO_EN_32573.jpgFor further information:
Mélanie Tardif, CPA, CMA
Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Fiera Capital Corporation