Global Investment Management

Global Investment Management

Letko, Brosseau & Associates Inc. is an independent investment manager founded in 1987. As at December 31, 2017, the firm manages over $30 billion in assets for more than 450 institutional investors and several thousand private clients. It has offices in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary.
 
Our aim is to safeguard and responsibly grow the assets that our clients have entrusted to us. We are committed to acting ethically, always serving clients’ interests.

Investment Approach

Fundamental
in-house research

Top-down forecasts of global economies and bottom-up assessment of industries and businesses are key.

International
perspective

Research team organized along global sector lines is optimal.

ESG
integration

Sustainability factors contribute to long-term performance.

Price
sensitivity

Price only has meaning when compared to the underlying economic value of a company's activities.

Longer investment
horizon

Economic forces often become more predictable when viewed over longer periods.

Public-markets
universe

Diversification, liquidity, transparency, low costs and strong governance reduce risk.

All Natural, No Alternatives.
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Independent for 30 years, Letko Brosseau has provided clients consistent outperformance.

No alternative investments.
No alternative facts.

Simple ingredients:

  • Low cost
  • Long-only investments
  • No leverage
  • All public market holdings
  • Fundamental research
  • A talented team

Try our recipe for investment success.

  • Balanced
  • Global Equity
  • Canadian Equity
  • Emerging Markets Equity
  • Fixed Income
All Natural, No Alternatives.

30

$

Billion in firm assets under management

11.9

%

Annualized returns over 30 years, and

4.0

%

Annualized benchmark outperformance

Performance results referenced above are annualized and presented in Canadian dollars gross of fees for the Letko Brosseau Global Balanced (Canadian Bias)
Composite. This $12.9 billion composite includes all discretionary balanced mandates with a bias towards Canadian equities and asset mix targets within the ranges
of 30-70% for fixed income and 30-70% for global equities. The benchmark is 5% FTSE TMX 91 day T-bill Total Return Index, 40% FTSE TMX Universe Bond Total
Return Index, 20% S&P/TSX Composite Total Return Capped Index and 35% MSCI World Total Return Net Index. The benchmark from January 1, 2001 to May 31,
2007 was 5% FTSE TMX 91 day T-bill Total Return Index, 40% FTSE TMX Universe Bond Total Return Index, 30% S&P/TSX Composite Total Return Capped Index
and 25% MSCI World Total Return Net Index. The benchmark from January 1, 1988 to December 31, 2000 was 5% FTSE TMX 91 day T-bill Total Return Index, 40%
FTSE TMX Universe Bond Total Return Index, 35% TSE 300 Composite Total Return Index adjusted to cap the weighting of any associated group of equities at 10%
of the index and 20% MSCI World Total Return Net Index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

*Peer comparison universe is the $650 billion RBC Investor & Treasury Services Canadian Defined Benefit Plans Universe, dated December 31, 2017.

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