Jean-Guy Desjardins named Financial Person of the Year

MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fiera Capital, Jean-Guy Desjardins, was named Financial Person of the Year 2013 by Finance et Investissement at the gala held to celebrate the Quebec financial industry's Top 25. This is the second time in four years that Mr. Desjardins has won this award. Sylvain Brosseau, President and Chief Operating Officer of Fiera Capital, was also named in the Top 25.

Fiera Capital celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2013 and had an excellent year, both in terms of performance and reach. As such, the nominations of Jean-Guy Desjardins and Sylvain Brosseau are a testament to the remarkable leadership of these two executives as well as the commitment of their entire team.

"I share this honour with all of the employees at Fiera Capital. I am privileged to work alongside the best professionals in the industry. We have had an extraordinary year, during which we finalized four acquisitions, including two in the United States," stated Jean-Guy Desjardins. "And we won't be stopping there - we are more motivated than ever to meet the objectives that we set for ourselves."

"This recognition reflects the passion and talent that reign within Fiera. The entrepreneurial values that drive us are at the heart of our business model, which enables us to go the extra mile and achieve great things together," added Sylvain Brosseau.

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 alternative strategies. For more information, visit www.fieracapital.com

Additional information relating to the Firm, including its Annual Information Form, is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

SOURCE Fiera Capital Corporation

For further information:

Mélanie Tardif, CPA, CMA
Director, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Fiera Capital Corporation
514-954-6456
mtardif@fieracapital.com