Recognizing the value of advice on and off the field
TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - AGF Management Limited (AGF) and the
Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today that AGF is the new
official sponsor of the CFL's Coach of the Year Award.
This multi-year agreement builds on a partnership and multimedia
campaign AGF started with the CFL in the fall of 2014 to promote the
value of professional advice.
AGF has always been a strong advocate for the value of financial advice.
We believe that Canadians that work with an advisor are better
positioned to meet their long term investment goals. Throughout the
campaign, we have been delivering this message to millions of CFL fans
"Like an advisor, a coach is positioning the team to reach a goal. From
the pep talk in the locker room to the last play of the game, they
bring value to their team," said Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer at AGF Management Limited. "AGF is proud to sponsor
the Coach of the Year Award to recognize the advice, hard work and
leadership of the CFL's coaches."
Coach Chris Jones from the Edmonton Eskimos and Coach Rick Campbell from
the Ottawa REDBLACKS were announced as the divisional nominees for the
2015 AGF CFL Coach of the Year Award.
"On behalf of our Board of Governors and our entire league, I want to
congratulate Chris Jones and Rick Campbell on this tremendous honour,
and thank AGF for recognizing outstanding leadership in the CFL and in
communities across Canada," added Jeffrey L. Orridge, CFL
For the 2016 CFL Season, AGF will be launching the AGF Community Coach
of the Year Award to recognize financial advisors who volunteer their
time to coach an amateur sports team and promote the ideals of
dedication, sportsmanship and team work.
"AGF believes in the value of advice on and off the field. We see
advisors as personal financial coaches," said Goldring. "Advisors are
key to helping investors make a game plan to help them achieve their
financial goals - whether it's paying off debt, saving to buy a house
and or building a retirement nest egg."
The AGF CFL Coach of the Year is selected by voting members of the
Football Reporters of Canada. Blake Goldring will present the Award at
the already sold out Shaw CFL Awards on Thursday, November 26th in Winnipeg. The 103rd Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played on Sunday, November 29th at Investors Group Field.
About AGF Management Limited
AGF Management Limited is one of Canada's premier independent investment
management firms with offices across Canada and subsidiaries around the
world. AGF's products include a diversified family of mutual funds,
mutual fund wrap programs and pooled funds. AGF also manages assets on
behalf of institutional investors including pension plans, foundations
and endowments as well as for private clients.
With approximately $33 billion in total assets under management, AGF
serves more than one million investors. AGF trades on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol AGF.B.
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