TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management
Ltd. (CC&L) today announced the expansion of its quantitative equity
investment framework to include all developed and emerging equity
markets. In conjunction with this expansion, CC&L will be assuming full
responsibility for its global and international equity funds.
Established in 2001, CC&L's Canadian and US quantitative equity
strategies have grown to over $8 billion in assets under management.
Building on this success, CC&L has extended its investment process to
encompass global and emerging market capabilities.
"The North American companies we invest in are increasingly competing
globally and are being assessed by investors relative to global peers,"
said Martin Gerber, CC&L President and Head of Quantitative Equities.
"At the same time, investor demand for global and emerging market
investment solutions continues to rise."
With these enhancements to its platform, CC&L is now able to internally
manage global, international and emerging markets equity strategies. In
the coming months, CC&L will become the exclusive investment advisor
for the CC&L Q Global Equity Fund and the CC&L Q International Equity
Fund and will be launching the CC&L Q Emerging Markets Equity Fund.
"We are excited to have completed this major enhancement because of the
benefits it will bring to our clients' portfolios," said Mr. Gerber.
"The increased accuracy of our risk and return forecasts will improve
our Canadian and US portfolios and our foreign equity solutions will
benefit from a fully integrated model and expanded investment
About Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management
Vancouver-based Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management was
established in 1982 and has grown to be one of Canada's largest
independent money management firms. The firm offers a diverse array of
investment solutions including fixed income, equity (fundamental and
quantitative), balanced and alternative investment vehicles. As at
March 31, 2013, assets under management totalled approximately $26
CC&L is part of the Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd., a
multi-boutique asset management company that provides a broad range of
public and private market investment services. The CC&L Financial Group
and its affiliate companies are collectively responsible for the
management of approximately $46 billion in assets.
SOURCE: Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group
For further information:
Phil Cotterill, Head of Client Solutions
Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management
Brent Wilkins, Head of Institutional Sales
Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group