Fiera Capital appoints Julie Lalonde as Head of Retail Markets and Strategic Investment Partnerships

MONTREAL, Aug. 16, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Fiera Capital Corporation ("Fiera Capital" or the "Firm"), a leading independent asset management firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Lalonde to the position of Executive Vice President, Retail Markets and Strategic Investment Partnerships ("SIP"), of Fiera Capital's Canadian division, effective September 1, 2016.

In her new role, Julie Lalonde will head the Firm's overall retail markets business in Canada and continue to lead the SIP team, responsible for the Firm's largest strategic partners. She will continue to report to Sylvain Roy, President and Chief Operation Officer of Fiera Capital's Canadian division.

"I am extremely pleased that Julie accepted this new challenge. This appointment is consistent with our plan to develop our retail business and to offer Fiera Capital's differentiated investment solutions such as alternative strategies, true alpha traditional strategies and innovative structured solutions, to financial advisors and retail clients. Additionally, Julie's expertise will be very valuable to maintain and improve our high-quality client service," said Sylvain Roy. "Julie's leadership, keen focus on clients, thorough knowledge of our suite of strategies in both the traditional and alternative space, and her experience with diverse distribution channels will enable us to efficiently bring products to market and build our growing retail business."

A CFA Charterholder, Julie Lalonde has a near 20-year track record in the investment industry and has been with the firm since 2008. Prior to leading the Strategic Investment Partnerships team, she held senior positions within Fiera Capital's Institutional Markets team, where she was responsible for marketing and client servicing for institutional clients, as well as the marketing and development of the firm's alternative strategies. Her experience also includes roles as Director of Investments at two major multinational pension funds.

About Fiera Capital Corporation

Fiera Capital Corporation is a leading North American independent asset management firm listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Firm offers a wide range of traditional and alternative investment solutions, including depth and expertise in asset allocation. At June 30, 2016, Fiera Capital had more than CAD$109 billion in assets under management. The Firm delivers distinctive investment management capabilities to institutional, private wealth and retail clients in Canada. In the U.S., asset management services are provided by its U.S. affiliates, Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC and Fiera Capital Inc. which are investment advisers registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). Registration with the SEC does not imply a certain level of skill or training. www.fieracapital.com

Additional information relating to the Firm, including the Firm's annual information form, is on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

SOURCE Fiera Capital Corporation

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For further information: Daniel Richard, Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Fiera Capital Corporation, 514-954-6456, drichard@fieracapital.com; Marie-Claude Frenette, Advisor, Corporate Communications, Fiera Capital Corporation, 514-954-3784, mcfrenette@fieracapital.com

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