Our Story | 2000s

A Diversified, International Investment Firm

“Endurance and innovation are the hallmarks of Canada’s best organizations…

As always, we look to the future but remain rooted by the values and priorities that motivate our clients and investors.”

– Warren Goldring

2000s | A Diversified, International Investment Firm
2000 | Continued Expansion

Blake Goldring was named Chief Executive Officer in 2000.
2000: Global Strategy Financial Inc. acquired
2005: Global Institutional Account Services team formed

AGF expanded with the acquisition of private
client businesses:
2003: P.J. Doherty & Associates Ltd.
2004: Cypress Capital Management Ltd.
2006: Highstreet Asset Management Inc.

 

2000 | Continued Expansion

Blake Goldring was named Chief Executive Officer in 2000.
2000: Global Strategy Financial Inc. acquired
2005: Global Institutional Account Services team formed

AGF expanded with the acquisition of private
client businesses:
2003: P.J. Doherty & Associates Ltd.
2004: Cypress Capital Management Ltd.
2006: Highstreet Asset Management Inc.

2002 | Sound Choices Program for Advisors Launched

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Originally called AfterWorks, this business-building program – the first for a financial services company in Canada – helps investment advisors and their clients develop a life plan that complements their financial plan.

2005 | AGF Elements Launched
This new fund-of-fund product attracted more than $1 billion in assets its first year, making it one of the most successful products launches in the industry.
2005 | AGF Elements Launched
This new fund-of-fund product attracted more than $1 billion in assets its first year, making it one of the most successful products launches in the industry.
2006 and 2008

AGF is named Advisors’ Choice Favourite Investment Fund Company of the Year at the Morningstar Canadian Investment Awards

2007 | AGF Baby Tiger-Cam at Toronto Zoo

"AGF was proud to sponsor the AGF Baby Tiger-Cam at the Toronto Zoo and to share the growth and development of these very special babies with Canadians. Through the Baby Tiger-Cam we witnessed the previously hidden world of one of nature's most endangered animals, the Sumatran Tiger."

– Blake Goldring, , Executive Chairman

2007 | 50 Years Strong

 

The theme of AGF's 50th anniversary – modern thinking, classic performance – captured what the company is all about. Innovative thinking has carried AGF through the decades and will continue to carry it well into the future.

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