~ Recognized for being an exceptional place to work ~
TORONTO, Dec. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - For the 4th consecutive year, Fidelity Canada, which is comprised of Fidelity Investments Canada ULC and Fidelity Clearing Canada, has been named one of Greater Toronto's top employers by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the Greater Toronto employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.
"Fidelity Canada is proud to be named a Greater Toronto top employer," says Nancy Lupi, Vice-President Human Resources. "As an investment firm, one of our biggest investments is in our employees. We know that our success as an organization is directly attributed to our corporate culture."
The editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers select employers based on the following eight criteria:
- Physical Workplace
- Work Atmosphere & Social
- Health, Financial & Family Benefits
- Vacation & Time Off
- Employee Communications
- Performance Management
- Training & Skills Development
- Community Involvement
Winners are identified as organizations in their field that offer the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.
With over 700 employees, Fidelity Canada offers an array of benefits and programs that have created an engaged and productive work environment. From peer networking groups and emotional intelligence training to telecommuting and walkstations, Fidelity Canada is committed to providing a positive corporate culture. "Engaged employees directly contribute to successful business outcomes. You can't have one without the other," says Lupi.
Fidelity Investments Canada ULC continues to receive industry recognition for its outstanding performance across all facets of its business. This award builds on other recognitions for Fidelity Investments Canada ULC in 2015 including:
- In September, was recognized by Canadian HR Reporter with its inaugural Employee Engagement award.
- In October, was named as the top overall mutual fund company in an industry-leading study of financial advisors for the 10th consecutive year.
- In November, for the fifth year in a row, was chosen by financial advisors as Advisors' Choice Fund Company of the Year at the 2015 Morningstar® Awards.
About Fidelity Canada
Fidelity Canada includes Fidelity Investments Canada ULC and Fidelity Clearing Canada and is part of the Fidelity Investments organization of Boston, one of the world's largest providers of financial services.
Fidelity Investments Canada ULC manages a total of $111 billion in mutual fund and institutional assets. This includes $19 billion in assets for institutional clients including public and corporate defined benefit pension plans, endowments, foundations and other corporate assets on behalf of clients across Canada as at November 30, 2015.
Fidelity Investments Canada
Fidelity Investments Canada ULC provides Canadian investors a full range of domestic, international and income oriented mutual funds, as well as asset allocation and managed solutions and the high net worth program, the Fidelity Private Investment Program. Fidelity Funds are available through a number of advice-based distribution channels including financial planners, investment dealers, banks, and insurance companies.
Fidelity Clearing Canada
Fidelity Clearing Canada provides clearing, custody and trade execution services to Canadian registered broker/dealers and Portfolio Managers. Fidelity Clearing Canada is a division of Fidelity Institutional, based in Boston and part of privately held FMR LLC (Fidelity Management and Research). Fidelity Institutional provides clearing and custody services to over 3,500 broker dealers, banks, insurance companies registered investment advisors and family offices in the U.S. and has assets under administration of over $1.5 trillion (as of June 30, 2015). Fidelity Clearing Canada helps clients thrive by enhancing their operational efficiency and supporting the growth of their businesses, driving confidence, clarity and results.
For more information about Fidelity Clearing Canada, please visit https://clearingcanada.fidelity.com/
Fidelity Clearing Canada ULC is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund. www.CIPF.ca
Fidelity Canada is a proud supporter of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and we are dedicated to helping young Canadians realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
Morningstar Award methodology:
Morningstar awards 2015©. Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Awarded to Fidelity Investments Canada ULC for Morningstar Advisors' Choice Fund Company of the Year, Morningstar Selected Awards Canada. For details on the Morningstar Awards methodology, please see www.investmentawards.com.
In voting for the 2015 Morningstar Advisors' Choice Investment Fund Company of the Year award, financial advisors across Canada were asked by survey to consider a company's impact on their businesses across a number of areas, including quality and range of products, performance, fees, service, education, community investment and quality of management. Mutual fund, hedge fund, income trust, labour-sponsored or other investment fund companies are eligible for the award.
SOURCE Fidelity Investments Canada Limited
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For further information: Chris Pepper, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Office: 416-307-5388, Mobile: 416-795-7762, Email: [email protected]