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 (TBC).

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

2010 // September

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 Properties and Roycom Inc. creates a new national real-state 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 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