Fiera Capital’s highly experienced team combines investment and actuarial expertise with sophisticated risk management systems to attain client objectives while identifying, quantifying and appropriately managing client specific risks.
A shared characteristic of our structured fixed income strategies is that they do not adhere to a “one size fits all” approach. Fiera Capital’s investment professionals work closely with prospective and existing clients to fully explore various options and ensure that long-term value is added through the design of personalized mandates that best capture our clients’ risk and return objectives.
Stéphane Jean is the leader of the Liability Driven Investment team and is responsible for managing immunized and liability driven mandates as well as index, structured equity and bond, and alternative beta strategies for pension plans, financial institutions, and foundations.
Mr. Jean has 22 years of industry experience, including positions as principal and senior actuarial consultant at a leading investment consulting firm.
Mr. Jean graduated from Université Laval with a Bachelor of Science (BSc), majoring in Actuarial Sciences. He later became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA).
Hugo Sarkisian is a member of the Liability-Driven Investments team and is a Portfolio Manager for immunized and liability-driven mandates, as well as index, structured equity and bond and alternative beta strategies for financial institutions, pension plans, and foundations.
Mr. Sarkisian has 13 years of experience in the investment management industry. He has been with the firm and a predecessor since 2008. Prior experiences include positions as Portfolio Manager and Analyst at a major Canadian financial institution and an investment management firm.
Mr. Sarkisian graduated from the Université du Québec à Montréal with a Bachelor of Mathematics (B.Sc.) and a Master’s in Financial Mathematics (M.Sc.).
Caroline Grandoit holds a dual role working on Multi-Asset Class Solutions (MACS) and Liability Driven Investment (LDI). She is responsible for creating, implementing and monitoring risk targeted and immunized liability driven portfolios as well as structured multi-asset mandates. Furthermore, she is in charge of the research and development supporting Fiera’s Multi-asset class solutions and proprietary risk factor-based asset allocation model.
Mrs. Grandoit joined the firm in 2017. Her career in the financial industry spans over 12 years working both in the United States and Canada, helping institutional clients in her actuarial, financial strategy and portfolio management roles. She specializes in asset-liability modeling, portfolio projections and customized strategic asset allocation optimization.
Mrs. Grandoit is a graduate of Concordia University in Montreal where she studied Actuarial Mathematics and Finance. She is also a CFA charterholder (CFA), a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Certified Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA).
Martin Dionne is a member of the Liability-Driven Investments team and develops customized portfolio solutions to achieve the risk management and liability-driven objectives of pension funds, insurance companies and structured debt funds.
Mr. Dionne has 14 years of investment industry experience. Before joining Fiera Capital, he was a Director and Senior Adviser at a global consulting service company in the pension fund sector.
Mr. Dionne has a BSc in Actuarial Science from the Université du Québec à Montréal. In 2008, he became a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FICA).
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