CREATION OF THE FIRM
  • $0B 5 AUM
  • 0 50 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 1 LOCATION

2003 // September

Fiera Capital is created through the acquisition of Elantis Investment Management, a subsidiary of the Desjardins Group, with initial AUM of approximately $5 billion.

Strategic Growth

A STRONG GROWTH PLATFORM
  • $0B 10 AUM
  • 0 60 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 2 LOCATIONS

2005 // October

Acquisition of Senecal Investment Counsel represents a significant first step in the building of a strong growth platform that combines organic growth with strategic acquisitions.

Strategic Growth

DEBUT OF ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES
  • $0B 10 AUM
  • 0 60 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 2 LOCATIONS

2005

The firm introduces its first alternative investment strategy.

Organic Growth

BROADENING THE CLIENT BASE
  • $0B 26 AUM
  • 0 95 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 2 LOCATIONS

2006 // February

Acquisition of YMG Capital broadens Fiera Capital’s client base and more than doubles AUM to $26 billion-plus.

Strategic Growth

NEW INFRASTRUCTURE JOINT VENTURE
  • $0B 18 AUM
  • 0 100 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 2 LOCATIONS

2008 // December

Newly-created  Fiera Axium Infrastructure joint venture focuses on investments in core infrastructure assets.

Organic Growth

FOREIGN EQUITIES ADDED TO MIX
  • $0B 17 AUM
  • 0 100 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 2 LOCATIONS

2009

The firm fields its first Foreign Equities team.

Organic Growth

VAULTING INTO THE INDUSTRY’S TOP RANKS
  • $0B 30 AUM
  • 0 150 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 4 LOCATIONS

2010 // September

Merger with Sceptre Investment Counsel creates the fifth-largest independent asset-management firm in Canada.

Strategic Growth

THE FIRM GOES PUBLIC
  • $0B 30 AUM
  • 0 150 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 4 LOCATIONS

September // 2010

Fiera Sceptre shares are listed on the TSX:ticker symbol ‘FSZ’.

Organic Growth

U.S. BEACHHEAD ESTABLISHED
  • $0B 29 AUM
  • 0 160 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 4 LOCATIONS

2011 // September

The firm’s first U.S. office opens in Boston.

Organic Growth

AUM TOPS $50-BILLION MARK
  • $0B 53 AUM
  • 0 210 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 5 LOCATIONS

2012 // April

With the acquisition of Natcan Investment Management, a subsidiary of National Bank, the firm’s AUM reaches $54 billion, making it the fourth-largest independent asset manager in Canada.

Strategic Growth

NAME CHANGE APPROVED
  • $0B 53 AUM
  • 0 220 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 5 LOCATIONS

2012 // April

Coincident with the Natcan acquisition, shareholders approved renaming the firm Fiera Capital Corporation.

Strategic Growth

NATIONAL REAL-ESTATE PLATFORM
  • $0B 53 AUM
  • 0 230 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 5 LOCATIONS

2012 // April

Combination of Fiera Real Estate and Roycom Inc. creates a new national real estate investment platform.

Strategic Growth

INCREASED PROFILE IN WESTERN CANADA
  • $0B 58 AUM
  • 0 255 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 6 LOCATIONS

2012 // November

Acquisition of the Calgary-based Canadian Wealth Management Group Inc. boosts AUM by $6 billion and sets the stage for Fiera Capital’s growth in Western Canada.

Strategic Growth

PURCHASE OF UBS ASSETS FUELS GROWTH
  • $0B 65 AUM
  • 0 265 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 6 LOCATIONS

2013 // January

Fiera Capital acquires the Canadian fixed income, Canadian equity and domestic balanced-account businesses of UBS Global Asset Management, representing some $8 billion of AUM.

Strategic Growth

FIERA QUANTUM ESTABLISHED
  • $0B 65 AUM
  • 0 300 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 6 LOCATIONS

2013 // May

Newly created Fiera Quantum subsidiary assumes responsibility for managing select alternative asset-management funds acquired from GMP Capital Inc

Strategic Growth

KEY ACQUISITIONS BOLSTER U.S. PRESENCE
  • $0B 77 AUM
  • 0 400 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 7 LOCATIONS

2013 // October

Acquisition of Bel Air Investment Advisors, a wealth-management firm based in Los Angeles, and Wilkinson O’Grady, a New York-based global asset manager, expands the firm’s U.S. presence and adds $8.5 billion of AUM.

Strategic Growth

CLOSED-END INVESTMENT FUNDS
  • $0B 84 AUM
  • 0 420 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 8 LOCATIONS

2014 // September

Fiera Capital acquires Toronto-based Propel Capital Corporation, which focuses on closed-end investment funds.

Strategic Growth

U.S. DIVISION GAINS CRITICAL MASS WITH ADDITION OF SAMSON CAPITAL
  • $0B 101 AUM
  • 0 480 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 9 LOCATIONS

2015 // October

The firm continues to grow its U.S. platform with the acquisition of New York-based Samson Capital Advisors LLC, a prominent fixed-income investment manager, increasing total AUM to in excess of $98 billion.

Strategic Growth

FIRM EXTENDS REACH TO ASIA-PACIFIC
  • $0B 101 AUM
  • 0 490 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 9 LOCATIONS

2015 // November

Fiera Capital extends its distribution reach to the Asia-Pacific market, through a partnership with Nissay Asset Management, the investment-management arm of Nippon Life Insurance.

Organic Growth

ADDITION OF APEX CAPITAL HELPS PUSH AUM PAST $100-BILLION MILESTONE
  • $0B 109 AUM
  • 0 500 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 10 LOCATIONS

2016 // June

The addition of Dayton, Ohio-based Apex Capital Management Inc., a prominent growth-equity manager, more than doubles  the firm’s presence in the U.S. institutional and sub-advisory retail markets while increasing AUM to over $107 billion.

Strategic Growth

FIERA INFRASTRUCTURE BRINGS FURTHER DIVERSITY
  • $0B 112 AUM
  • 0 515 Employees
  • 0 10 Locations

2016 // July

Newly-formed Fiera Infrastructure joint venture provides access to a sought-after global asset class. Its portfolio includes regulated utilities, power-generation and transportation infrastructure in North America and Europe.

Organic Growth

LARCH LANE OFFERS U.S. CLIENTS RANGE OF OPTIONS
  • $0B 112 AUM
  • 0 515 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 10 LOCATIONS

2016 // September

The acquisition of  Larch Lane Advisors LLC enables Fiera Capital's U.S. Division to offer clients a range of alternative investment solutions, including a liquid alternatives mutual fund, traditional funds of hedge funds and hedge fund seeding.

Strategic Growth

FIERA COMOX LAUNCH UNDERSCORES LEADERSHIP IN ALTERNATIVES
  • $0B 112 AUM
  • 0 520 Employees
  • 0 10 Locations

2016 // September

Creation of Fiera Comox Partners, which offers agriculture and private-equity strategies, reflects the firm’s drive to continue growing its alternatives platform and provide clients with diversification opportunities not readily accessible in public markets.

Organic Growth

NEW PRIVATE LENDING PLATFORM
  • $0B 116 AUM
  • 0 560 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 10 LOCATIONS

2016 // November

Fiera Private Debt (formerly, Fiera Private Lending), formed with the acquisition of non-bank lender Centria Commerce, manages a portfolio of funds that provide bridge financing for construction projects, financing for real-estate investments and short-term business loans.

Organic Growth

U.K. ACQUISITION AN EXCELLENT STRATEGIC FIT
  • $0B 116 AUM
  • 0 620 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 13 LOCATIONS

2016 // December

Acquisition of Charlemagne Capital Limited, a European asset manager operating in the UK, Isle of Man and Germany specializing in frontier and emerging markets, further strengthens the firm’s global offering in equities and gives Fiera Capital a solid foothold in the European market.

Strategic Growth

EMERGING MARKETS CAPABILITIES EXTENDED
  • $0B 123 AUM
  • 0 620 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 13 LOCATIONS

2017 // December

Fiera Capital acquires the management of City National Rochdale Emerging Markets Fund, a mutual fund investing primarily in Asian emerging markets, complementing the firm’s offer for equity strategies.

Strategic Growth

THE FIRM EXPANDS ITS PRESENCE IN ASIA
  • $0B 128 AUM
  • 0 730 Employees
  • 0 17 Locations

2018 // March

Fiera Capital expands its presence in Asia with the acquisition of Clearwater Capital Partners, a leading Asia-focused credit and special situations investment firm, complementing the firm's existing suite of private alternative investment strategies.

Strategic Growth

AN ENHANCED PRIVATE WEALTH PLATFORM IN CANADA
  • $0B 128 AUM
  • 0 750 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 17 LOCATIONS

2018 // March

Fiera Capital acquires CGOV, an Ontario-based investment management firm focused on high-net-worth and institutional investors, enhancing the firm’s leading Canadian high-net-worth platform and strengthening its institutional investment management capabilities.

Strategic Growth

Growing Fiera Private Alternative Investments
  • $0B 137 AUM
  • 0 750 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 17 LOCATIONS

2019 // March

Fiera Capital announces an agreement to acquire Integrated Asset Management. The transaction complements Fiera Private Debt (formerly, Fiera Private Lending) and Fiera Real Estate’s (formerly, Fiera Properties) existing private alternative investment strategies, adding over $3 billion in AUM and committed capital.

Strategic Growth

Long-Term Partnership Established with Global Player
  • $0B 145 AUM
  • 0 750 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 17 LOCATIONS

2019 // May

Fiera Capital and Natixis Investment Managers enter into a strategic partnership that establishes Fiera Capital as Natixis' preferred Canadian distribution platform. Natixis acquires an 11.0% stake in Fiera Capital.

Strategic Growth

Growing Liability-Driven Investment Strategies
  • $0B 145 AUM
  • 0 750 EMPLOYEES
  • 0 17 LOCATIONS

2019 // May

Fiera Capital announces the acquisition of Foresters Asset Management Inc., an Ontario-based investment management firm focused on institutional and insurance liability-driven investment with approximately $10.5 billion in AUM (April 30, 2019).

Strategic Growth