Our fund managers
You should know who's managing your money
Our mutual funds are managed by professional portfolio managers who buy the securities in each fund.
A team of experts supporting you
Professional fund mangers ensure the securities they buy and the asset classes they invest in are in line with the fund’s investment objective—and yours. Fund managers must have the right education, professional credentials and investment management experience.
Meet our fund managers
To determine suitability for investors, Canada Life Mutual Funds and Canada Life Pathways fund managers are regularly reviewed and monitored for corporate structure, compliance processes, investment style and risk, and investment performance.
Aristotle is an investment management organization backed by an experienced leadership team that has worked together for over 25 years. Their investment teams specialize in U.S., international and global equity portfolios in addition to a variety of fixed income strategies. As of March 31, 2020, Aristotle’s investment teams managed over $28 billion globally.
Established in 1967, Beutel, Goodman & Company Ltd. is a privately owned, independent Canadian investment manager dedicated to creating long-term wealth for institutional, private wealth and retail clients. Beutel Goodman’s fundamental bottom-up value investment philosophy is grounded in a highly disciplined proprietary research process, with a focus on capital preservation, absolute risk reduction and downside protection in declining markets.
Brandywine Global, an independent affiliate of Legg Mason, offers the advantages of an investment boutique backed by the resources and infrastructure of one of the world's leading asset managers. As of March 31, 2020, they have $60 billion of assets underadministration.
C WorldWide Asset Management
C WorldWide was founded in 1986. Their vision has always been to be one of the world’s best equity-focused asset management boutiques, specialising in lasting investments through global insights.
Galibier’s investment philosophy is driven by an unwavering belief in valuation driven, bottom-up stock selection. They also employ a long-term investment horizon that enables them to take advantage of opportunities that other managers with a shorter time horizon may not be able to.
GLC Asset Management Group Ltd.
GLC, a Canadian asset management subsidiary of The Canada Life Assurance Company, is a leading investment management firm with more than $55 billion in assets under management.
GWL Investment Management
GWL Investment Management (GWLIM), is GLC Asset Management’s all-cap investment management division. GWLIM’s management style blends top-down macro-analysis with bottom-up fundamental stock research.
Irish Life Investment Management
Irish Life Investment Management (ILIM) has been working with clients to deliver investment solutions and is entrusted with assets exceeding €80 billion (as of May 13, 2020) across a broad range of asset classes and investment solutions. They work for a wide range of Institutional clients including insurance companies, wealth managers, pension schemes, fiduciary managers and sovereign wealth funds across Ireland, Europe and North America.
JP Morgan Institutional Asset Management is a global leader in asset management, providing capital markets knowledge and investment expertise to clients across every strategic asset class and investment region. With $1.7 trillion in assets under management, the JP Morgan team generates the best risk-adjusted outcomes and deliver the latest investment opportunities.
Laketon is the bottom-up, large-cap division of GLC Asset Management Group. Laketon’s dynamic financial models and deep dive analysis into companies seeks to capture opportunities and manage risks not yet priced into the market. It’s a deep fundamental analysis approach to stock selection that results in concentrated portfolios of large cap stocks.
London Capital Management
London Capital Management is GLC’s bottom-up, quantitative-driven investment management division. London Capital’s proprietary approach to fundamental factor analysis underpins both stock selection and portfolio construction. Their systematic method is designed to deliver strong, long-term, risk-adjusted returns through a transparent and repeatable process.
Founded in 1967, Mackenzie Investments is a top investment management firm that works with a range of clients. The company has $137.5 billion in assets under management as of May 31, 2020.
Northcape Capital is an international boutique fund manager specializing in managing concentrated high-quality equity portfolios. Significant value-added returns since they were established in 2004 has facilitated growth in funds under management to more than $10 billion Australian.
Portico Investment Management
Portico Investment Management is GLC Asset Management’s fixed-income investment management division. They use a consistent, measured and disciplined investment approach that integrates fundamental, quantitative and technical analysis to add value while managing risk.
Inspired by balance, Putnam Investments practices an active, risk-conscious approach to handling client mandates since the launch of the George Putnam Balanced Fund in 1937. Today, Putnam manages US$ 164 billion (as of May 31, 2020) across a range of funds. The company has more than 200 investment professionals working from offices in Boston, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Sydney, Singapore, and Beijing.
Setanta Asset Management
From its base in Dublin, Setanta manages more than €10 billion in assets as of July 2018. As value investors, Setanta view themselves as part owners of a business rather than regular traders.
T. Rowe Price
Founded in 1937, Baltimore-based T. Rowe Price is a global investment management organization with more than $1.2 trillion in assets under management as of Jan. 31, 2020. They offer a variety of sophisticated investment planning and guidance tools and their disciplined, risk-aware investment approach focuses on diversification, style consistency, and fundamental research.