AGF Management

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AGF Management Limited
Public Company
Traded as TSXAGF.B
Industry Investment Management
Founded 1957
Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Key people
Blake Goldring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Products Mutual funds, AGF Elements, Harmony
Number of employees
Approximately 900
Slogan What are you doing after work?
Website www.agf.com

AGF Management Limited is a premier Canadian-based investment management firm serving institutions and individuals around the globe since 1957. Co-founded by C. Warren Goldring and Allan Manford, AGF began as a single, innovative idea: to pool the funds of Canadian investors to provide greater access to the U.S. market. The American Growth Fund, created in 1957, was the first mutual fund in Canada to invest solely in U.S. equities and its initials, AGF, became the company’s namesake. For nearly six decades, AGF has been providing asset management services to institutions and individuals around the globe, with operations and investments in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Asia. Today, under the leadership of Blake Goldring, AGF is one of the largest independent Canadian investment management firms providing services and products to more than one million investors with offices in Toronto and Montreal. In addition to Offices across Canada, AGF has international operations in Boston, London, Dublin, Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing.

  • 2007 - AGF celebrates the 50 th anniversary of American Growth Fund 50th Anniversary
  • 2008 – AGF opens Boston office to enhance services to U.S. institutional clients Institutional
  • 2009 – AGF circles the globe with a presence in Hong Kong Hong Kong
  • 2010 – AGF offers Emerging Market bond and balanced funds to Canadian retail investors Emerging market bond
  • 2011 – AGF acquires Acuity Investment Management Inc.Acuity
  • 2012 – AGF acquires Robitaille Asset Management Inc. Robitaille Asset Management
  • 2012 – AGF launches floating-rate fund in Canada Floating-rate Fund
  • 2013 – AGF offers funds on UCITS platform and opens office in London, England UCITS Platform
  • 2013 – AGF launches AGF U.S. AlphaSector Class AlphaSector Class
  • 2014 – AGF launches InstarAGF Asset Management to offer infrastructure investments to institutional clients Instar AGF

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