TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - For the third consecutive year, Edward Jones
Canada ranks highest in client satisfaction with full-service investors,
according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 Canadian Investor Satisfaction
Study(SM), released today.
The firm received top ratings from clients in the areas of investment
performance, account set-up and account offerings, and convenience.
The 2008 Canadian Investor Satisfaction Study is based on responses from
6,240 investors, including 4,255 who use full-service investment institutions
in Canada. The study was fielded in May 2008.
"We are once again honoured to be ranked highest in client satisfaction
with full-service investors by J.D. Power and Associates, and pleased to be at
the top of this distinguished list three years in a row," said Gary Reamey,
principal, Edward Jones Canada. "This ranking is especially important to us at
Edward Jones as we strive to be industry leaders in terms of client
satisfaction, and we will continue to deliver year-after-year."
About Edward Jones
Edward Jones is a full-service investment dealer with one of the largest
branch networks in Canada. It is a member of the Investment Industry
Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund,
and a participating organization of the Toronto Stock Exchange. Including its
affiliates, Edward Jones serves more than 7 million individual investors in
Canada, the U.S. and the United Kingdom from more than 10,000 locations.
About J.D. Power and Associates
Headquartered in Westlake Village, Calif., J.D. Power and Associates is a
global marketing information services firm operating in key business sectors
including market research, forecasting, performance improvement, training and
customer satisfaction. The firm's quality and satisfaction measurements are
based on responses from millions of consumers annually. For more information
on boat ratings, car reviews and ratings, car insurance, health insurance,
cell phone ratings, and more, please visit JDPower.com. J.D. Power and
Associates is a business unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
For further information:
For further information: Jessica Davidson, (416) 969-2735; Greg
Vallentin, (416) 969-2728