MONTRÉAL, Oct. 21, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - PWL Capital is proud to announce that it is now officially certified by the Centre For Fiduciary Excellence (CEFEX). PWL is one of the first investment advisory firms in Canada to successfully complete the independent certification process for their entire business.
"We are very pleased," says Anthony Layton, Chairman and CEO of PWL Capital. "This independent assessment from CEFEX is a 'seal of approval' that reinforces our core value of putting our clients' interest first."
CEFEX is an independent global assessment and certification organization that helps determine the trustworthiness of investment fiduciaries. CEFEX certification means that it recognizes PWL's compliance with a defined standard of practice, that PWL has demonstrated adherence to the industry's best practices, and is positioned to earn the public's trust.
"The certification process involved a thorough audit of our procedures in the areas of research, account opening and portfolio management, along with assessments of operational data and interviews with staff," explains Brenda Bartlett, PWL President & Chief Operating Officer. "It was a very thorough external audit and we are proud to see our values recognized in this way."
PWL is registered at www.cefex.org, where its certificate can also be viewed. A full copy of the standard can be downloaded from CEFEX at www.cefex.org and a summary can be viewed by clicking on PWL's on-line CEFEX certificate. More information about PWL is available at www.pwlcapital.com.
About PWL: PWL Capital Inc. is an independent wealth management firm providing managed portfolio services that help clients reach their goals by combining investment management and ongoing financial planning from offices in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Waterloo. At PWL Capital, we're on a mission to change the way Canadians invest. We take the guesswork out of managing your portfolio. No fads. No guesswork. No drama.
PWL Capital Inc. is regulated by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and a member of Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF). www.pwlcapital.com
About CEFEX: CEFEX®, Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, LLC, an fi360 company, is an independent certification organization. CEFEX works closely with industry experts to provide comprehensive assessment programs to improve the fiduciary practices of investment stewards, advisors, recordkeepers, administrators and managers. CEFEX has offices in Pittsburgh, PA and Toronto, Canada.
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For further information: Jennifer Vachon, Senior Director, Operations and Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer, T 514 875-7566 #294, [email protected], www.pwlcapital.com