Fiera Capital announces closing of transaction to acquire selected alternative asset management funds of GMP Investment Management

MONTREAL, May 1, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Fiera Capital Corporation ("Fiera" or the "Firm") (TSX: FSZ) announced today that it has closed the transaction, which was previously announced on January 18, 2013, with GMP Capital Inc., one of Canada's leading independent investment dealers, to notably acquire advisory contracts and assets pertaining to the GMP Diversified Alpha Fund (which has been renamed "Fiera Quantum Diversified Alpha Fund") and the Canadian ABCP Fund (together, the "Funds") (the "Transaction").

These Funds are now managed by Fiera Quantum Limited Partnership ("Fiera Quantum"), a recently established subsidiary of Fiera. As part of the Transaction, key members of GMP Investment Management L.P.'s team responsible for the management of the Funds, including Jason Marks, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner, have joined the management team of Fiera Quantum.

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Fiera Capital Corporation is a leading publicly traded, independent investment firm. The Firm is one of only a handful of full service, multi-product investment firms in Canada, offering clients a proven top tier track record in Canadian and foreign equity and fixed income management as well as depth and expertise in asset allocation and non-traditional investments.

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