TORONTO, April 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Excel Funds Management Inc. ('Excel Funds") is proud to announce that it has once again been selected among Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (SME) for 2017. Excel Funds had earlier been selected for the honor in 2015.
"We are excited to be recognized again as one of Canada's Top Small and Medium Employers" says Bhim D. Asdhir, President and CEO of Excel Funds. Known as a specialist in emerging markets investments in Canada, Excel Funds has a highly diverse workforce. "The story of Excel Funds is one of diversity at work with employees from over 7 nationalities, speaking over 6 languages collaborating with 1 goal in mind. This honor will go a long way in helping us acquire, retain and nurture the best talent in the industry."
The SME Award recognizes employers who meet stringent requirements using eight criteria: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.
Asdhir reflects: "At Excel Funds, we lay a lot of importance to employee satisfaction. It took us years of hard work to build an enabling work environment where employees are able to have fun and stay highly productive at the same time. Our family-oriented work culture encourages employees to take ownership of work. Coupled with a package of competitive benefits, this work culture is the primary reason why Excel Funds has been able to attract great talent year after year."
About Excel Funds*
Founded in 1998, Excel Funds Management Inc. offers an award-winning suite of funds, catering to a broad range of investor profiles and objectives. Leveraging a global network of over 500 portfolio managers and 200 research analysts, Excel Funds' team has firsthand knowledge of the markets in which they invest – providing it with a true competitive advantage.
Excel Funds' investment philosophy is grounded in disciplined fundamental research and it continuously seeks out new growth opportunities. Excel Funds' on-the-ground sub-advisers and proprietary asset allocation models contribute to the firm being recognized as "The Authority in Emerging Markets".
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