Established in 1939 as one of Canada’s first investment counselling firms, Leon Frazer & Associates has built an enviable track record investing in Canadian companies through periods of war, inflation and market volatility.
With $961 million (as at December 31, 2017) under management, offices in Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary; an experienced portfolio management team; a well-honed and tested investment philosophy; and, a compelling view of the future of Canadian equity investment, Leon Frazer has established a reputation as one of Canada’s leading authorities on dividend investing. The firm is a founding member of the Portfolio Management Association of Canada.
Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (Industrial Alliance) acquired Jovian Capital Corporation, the parent company of Leon Frazer & Associates Inc. on Oct. 1, 2013. Following a corporate reorganization, on May 1, 2016, Leon Frazer & Associates Inc. became known as “Leon Frazer & Associates, a member of iA Investment Counsel Inc.” Leon Frazer has a long relationship with Industrial Alliance through its management of the flagship IA Clarington Canadian Conservative Equity Fund, which launched in 1950.
Founded in 1892, Industrial Alliance is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada. It offers a wide range of life and health insurance products, savings and retirement plans, RRSPs, mutual and segregated funds, securities, auto and home insurance, mortgage loans and other financial products and services in Canada and the United States.