Investors Group announces new deal with BlackRock Canada

World's largest asset manager retained as sub-advisor

Investors Group announces new deal with BlackRock Canada
Steve Randall

Investors Group Financial Services has agreed a new relationship with BlackRock Asset Management Canada Ltd (BlackRock Canada) to add to its portfolio of sub-advisors.

"Adding the world's largest asset manager once again demonstrates that Investors Group works with industry-leading sub-advisors for the benefit of our clients," said Jon Kilfoyle, Senior Vice-President, IG Investments, Investors Group Financial Services Inc. "BlackRock's world-class investment management capabilities delivers additional choice and value to our clients, helping them pursue their financial goals."

The relationship includes access to BlackRock Canada's Systematic Active Equity (SAE) team. This includes investment professionals with diverse backgrounds and expertise including portfolio managers, researchers, and strategists.

"BlackRock Canada is proud and excited of our new relationship with Investors Group," said Marcia Moffat, Managing Director and Head of BlackRock Canada. "Our Systematic Active Equity group brings world-class expertise and an approach that we believe will greatly benefit Investors Group clients."