A LEADING GLOBAL ASSET MANAGER
For over half a century, AGF1 has been providing asset management services to institutions and individuals around the globe. As an independent firm, we strive to help investors succeed by delivering excellence in investment management and providing an exceptional client experience.
Our suite of diverse investment solutions extends globally to a wide range of clients, including pension plans, corporate plans, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations. Our investment management expertise is broad and well tested, with qualified individuals in each of our subsidiary firms: AGF Investments Inc., AGFIA Limited, Acuity Investment Management Inc. and Highstreet Asset Management Inc.
AGF has investment operations and client service teams on the ground in North America, Europe and Asia. This strong regional presence provides our clients with timely knowledge, insight and understanding of global markets – no matter where your organization is located.
Learn more about the diverse AGF investment platform and investment approach.
OUR INVESTMENT APPROACH
Four cornerstones of our investment approach:
- Shared Intelligence
We embrace the collaborative autonomy of investment teams that operate with a global presence, delivering solutions based on distinct investment philosophies
- Disciplined Processes
Our portfolio management teams adhere to disciplined investment processes that lead to long term investment excellence.
- Innovative Thinking
We build on our premier reputation of over half a century of independent and innovative investment thinking
- People-First Culture
As stakeholders, we invest in our people to foster an open environment based on passion, integrity and professional respect.
OUR INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FIRMS
Today, AGF is a multifaceted company offering diverse, innovative investment strategies and solutions.
AGF Investments Inc.
AGF Investments Inc. is an investment management firm located in Toronto, Canada. AGF Investments Inc. has an established history of portfolio management, with the earliest strategy dating back to 1957. Through fundamental research the investment team manages a broad spectrum of strategies across many asset classes and regions. For all products the investment philosophy is clearly stated, proven and consistently applied.
AGFIA Limited (AGFIA)
AGFIA Limited is a specialized asset management firm located in Dublin, Ireland. AGFIA was founded to conduct bottom-up research on companies around the globe. The firm's investment approach layers its tradition and philosophy of patient value investing on a foundation of rigorous fundamental research. The team seeks out undervalued companies that have strong franchise value.
Acuity Investment Management Inc. (Acuity)
Acuity Investment Management Inc. (Acuity), founded in 1990, offers a full array of clearly differentiated, value-added solutions and mandates. The addition of Acuity in 20112 enhanced our investment management capabilities and allowed AGF to offer institutional investors an even broader range of investment styles and solutions for every market cycle. The firm's competitive edge lies in the scientific and technical backgrounds of its investment professionals.
Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (Highstreet)
Highstreet Asset Management Inc. (Highstreet) is a specialized asset management firm located in London, Ontario. Highstreet3 was founded in 1998 and strengthens AGF with its employment of a unique quantitative approach to investment management. The core Highstreet strategy utilizes a GVQ+RTM investment approach, creating a portfolio of stocks with strong Growth, Value and Quality characteristics while maintaining a moderate level of Risk.
1 AGF Management Limited provides these services through its investment management subsidiaries.
2 Acuity Investment Management Inc. is registered as a portfolio manager across Canadian provincial securities commissions. On February 1, 2011, Acuity Investment Management Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary of AGF Investments Inc.
3 In December 2006, AGF purchased an 80% stake in Highstreet.