Desjardins Global Asset Management

Established in 1998, Desjardins Global Asset Management (DGAM) is one of Canada's largest asset managers with in-house expertise in equity, fixed income and real assets (infrastructure, real estate) across a variety of investment vehicles. DGAM manages over CAN$81 billion1 in institutional assets on behalf of insurance companies, pension funds, endowment funds, non-profit organizations and corporations across Canada.

With offices in Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto, our team of over 50 investment professionals is guided by three main pillars: ethics and integrity, responsible investment and collaboration.

Combining innovation, accessibility and discipline, we design solutions tailored to our clients' unique needs. We infuse our cooperative values into our investment process to ensure we are helping our partners and clients' assets grow in a sustainable and responsible manner.

Responsible investment (RI)

DGAM is convinced that taking environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into consideration when managing investments can have a positive impact on financial returns for clients and partners. Indeed, it is about helping assets to grow, while respecting the optimal the balance between risk and return.2 This is why DGAM engages with companies to advise them on how to integrate ESG criteria in their industry. DGAM values are what drive them to follow responsible investment best practices.

DGAM manages asset portfolios for clients in a number of sectors, such as:

  • Life, health, and property and casualty insurance companies
  • Pension funds
  • Foundations
  • Trust companies
  • Corporations

DGAM has more than 80 employees working out of its Montreal, Quebec and Toronto offices.

Desjardins Global Asset Management provides a full range of comprehensive solutions driven by innovation and performance. Its team offers services in the following investment sectors:

  • Fixed income
  • Canadian equity
  • Systematic strategies
  • Asset allocation
  • Alternative strategies
  • Responsible investment

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DGAM accompany its clients with an investment philosophy built on 4 principles.

  • Collaborative relationships for custom solutions
  • Diversified expertise for sustainable returns
  • A proven track record for effective risk management
  • Research and innovation for a prosperous future

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