MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Fiera Capital Corporation (TSX: FSZ) ("Fiera Capital" or "the Firm"), a leading independent asset management firm, is pleased to announce that the Fiera Capital Global Equity Fund has received Fundata's FundGrade A+ annual rating for 2015. The FundGrade A+ Rating is an objective rating system based on risk-adjusted performance, taking into account recognized standards of the Canadian mutual fund industry. This is the third consecutive year the Fiera Capital Global Equity Fund has received Fundata's FundGrade A+ rating.
"At Fiera Capital, we are committed to offering industry-leading investment solutions and proud of the strong and consistent performance of our Global Equity strategy. Our clients continue to benefit from our long-term investment approach focused on identifying high quality, best-of-breed companies. The A+ rating is a prestigious endorsement of our leadership within this space," stated Nadim Rizk, Senior Vice President and Lead Portfolio Manager, Global Equities.
Fiera Capital was also named 2015 Global Equity Manager of the Year at the Professional Pensions Investment Awards, sponsored by Aon Hewitt, which were held in London in December 2015. This award was in recognition of the Global Equity team's one and three-year performance, as well as the growth in assets under management for the year ended June 30, 2015.
"The numerous accolades received by our Global Equity team speak for themselves. Nadim Rizk and his team have continued to apply their investment decision-making process and portfolio construction expertise for the benefit of our clients and the firm. I congratulate them for this latest, well-deserved industry recognition," stated Jean-Guy Desjardins, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
About Fiera Capital Corporation
Fiera Capital Corporation is a leading North American independent asset management firm listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The firm offers a wide range of traditional and alternative investment solutions, including depth and expertise in asset allocation. At December 31, 2015, Fiera Capital had over CAD$100 billion in assets under management. The firm delivers distinctive investment management capabilities to institutional, private wealth and retail clients in Canada. In the U.S., asset management services are provided by its U.S. affiliates, which are investment advisers registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. For more information, visit www.fieracapital.com.
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