Fiera Capital announces a change in its Board of Directors


MONTREAL, Jan. 23, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Fiera Capital Corporation ("Fiera Capital," the "Firm" or the "Corporation") (TSX: FSZ) announces the appointment of Martin Gagnon to the position of Director and Member of the Firm's Board of Directors. Mr. Gagnon is the Executive Vice-President, Wealth Management, of National Bank, as well as Co-President and Co-CEO of National Bank Financial. At the Board of Directors, he will be taking over from Louis Vachon, President and CEO of National Bank, who had joined the Board in 2012 in the wake of the transaction conducted between the Firm and the National Bank with regards to the assets of Natcan Portfolio Management Inc.

"We are delighted to welcome Martin Gagnon as a Director of Fiera Capital," declared Jean-Guy Desjardins, Fiera Capital Chairman and CEO. "At the same time, we would like to thank Louis Vachon for his contribution and dedication as a Director of the Corporation over the last four years."  

"Fiera Capital boasts a solid, experienced Board," stated Louis Vachon. "I am confident that Fiera Capital will continue to grow steadily over the next few years."

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About Fiera Capital Corporation

Fiera Capital is a leading North American independent asset management firm with more than CAD$112 billion in assets under management as at September 30, 2016. The Firm provides institutional, retail and private wealth clients with access to full-service integrated money management solutions across traditional and alternative asset classes. Clients and their portfolios derive benefit from Fiera Capital's depth of expertise, diversified offerings and outstanding service. Fiera Capital trades under the ticker FSZ on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

In the U.S., asset management services are provided by the Firm's U.S. affiliates, Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC and Fiera Capital Inc., investment advisers that are registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Registration with the SEC does not imply a certain level of skill or training. Additional information about Fiera Capital Corporation, including the Firm's annual information form, is available on SEDAR at


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