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MONTREAL, June 20, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Fiera Capital Corporation (TSX: FSZ) ("Fiera Capital" or the "Firm"), a leading independent investment management firm, is pleased to announce that Frederick Chenel, CFA, Vice President, Consultant Relations and Business Development, Institutional Markets at Fiera Capital has been appointed President of CFA Montréal.
"I am happy to accept this position in which I will be able to contribute to the development of CFA Montréal, a 67-year-old organization that boasts more than 2,500 members," said Frederick Chenel. "We are in the thick of Montreal's financial scene and plan to continue our efforts to enhance member services, promote Montreal's development as a major financial centre and raise its profile."
"I am confident that Frederick's rigour and dedication will stand him in good stead as president of CFA Montréal," commented Jean-Philippe Lemay, President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Fiera Capital's Canadian Division. "At Fiera Capital, we support any member of our personnel who wants to obtain the CFA certification and we recognize the importance of CFA Montréal's strategic mission."
Fiera Capital counts among its ranks more than 40 investment professionals in Canada who hold the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) title and 3 past presidents of CFA Institute member associations who are still working for the Firm:
- Rodrigue Lussier, CFA, Vice President, Investment Counsellor, Fiera Capital – President of CFA Montréal in 1995-1996;
- Glen Rattray, CFA, Vice President, Institutional Markets, Fiera Capital – President of CFA Vancouver in 1997-1998;
- Claudio Gagliardi, CFA, CFP, Senior Vice President, Investment Counsellor, Fiera Capital – President of CFA Calgary in 2006-2007.
On April 28, 2015, Jean-Guy Desjardins, CFA, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fiera Capital, was honoured with the Award for Professional Excellence, the highest and most prestigious distinction bestowed by the CFA Institute. He is the first Quebecer and second Canadian to receive this award.
About the CFA Montreal
The CFA Montréal is a non-profit organization founded in 1950. Dynamic and dedicated to its members and the Montreal financial community, the Society promotes the CFA® designation and, whenever possible, the Montreal financial community. We strive to contribute to the vitality of the Montreal financial landscape by promoting the principles of excellence, exemplary service and ethics associated with the designation, contributing to the professional development of our 2,500 members, and helping to build close ties among key finance stakeholders, both at home and abroad. www.cfamontreal.org
About Fiera Capital Corporation
Fiera Capital is a leading independent asset management firm with more than CAD$122 billion in assets under management as at March 31, 2017. The Firm provides institutional, retail and private wealth clients with access to full-service integrated money management solutions across traditional and alternative asset classes. Clients and their portfolios derive benefit from Fiera Capital's depth of expertise, diversified offerings and outstanding service. Fiera Capital trades under the ticker FSZ on the Toronto Stock Exchange. www.fieracapital.com
In the U.S., asset management services are provided by the Firm's U.S. affiliates, Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC and Fiera Capital Inc., investment advisers that are registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Registration with the SEC does not imply a certain level of skill or training. Further, Charlemagne Capital (UK) Limited and Charlemagne Capital (IOM) Limited are both registered as investment advisers with the SEC. Charlemagne Capital (UK) Limited is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom and Charlemagne Capital (IOM) Limited is licenced by the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority. Additional information about Fiera Capital Corporation, including the Firm's annual information form, is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
SOURCE Fiera Capital Corporation
For further information: Daniel Richard, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Fiera Capital Corporation, 514 954-6456, firstname.lastname@example.org