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BMO | Global Asset Management

BMO Global Asset Management is a global investment manager delivering service excellence from 24 offices in 14 countries to clients across five continents. Including discretionary and nondiscretionary assets, BMO Global Asset Management had more than US$244 billion in assets under management, as of July 31, 2015.

Headquartered by four multi-disciplined investment teams based in Toronto, Chicago/Milwaukee, London and Hong Kong, the organization is complemented by a network of world-class boutique managers strategically located across the globe. BMO Global Asset Management has been recognized by Pension & Investments as one of the world’s largest 100 asset managers based on combined assets under management as of December 31, 2014 and is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative (UNPRI).


BMO | Exchange Traded Funds

BMO Global Asset Management first introduced ETFs in Canada in 2009, and is now one of the fastest growing ETF providers globally. Since its inception, BMO’s ETF business has grown to 72 funds covering a number of diverse asset classes, sectors and regions. Delivering high income levels based on sustainable underlying portfolio yields has been one of the primary focuses of the platform.

BMO Global Asset Management is a part of BMO Financial Group (NYSE: BMO), a fully diversified financial services organization with C$672 billion as of July 31, 2015, and more than 47,000 employees.


SPARX Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Sparx Asset Management Co., Ltd. is an independent financial services company, founded in 1989 and headquartered in Tokyo, that offers investment management services primarily to institutional investors and sophisticated individuals.

In 2001, Sparx Asset Management became the first independent asset management company listed on Japan’s JASDAQ market. In 2006, the company was renamed Sparx Group Co., Ltd. (“Sparx Group”) and all asset management activities were transferred to a new company, Sparx Asset Management Co., Ltd.

In line with its vision to become the world’s most trusted and respected investment company, Sparx aims to become a “center for Asia investment intelligence,” unique among Japanese companies as a source of Asia-wide insight. To meet this goal, Sparx is focused on strengthening both its brand and a hybrid business model that combines traditional long-term investment with alternative investment styles.

Today, Sparx Group – with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul – is among the largest alternative investment companies in Asia with $7.4 billion in assets under management. In recent years, Sparx has diversified its portfolio to include energy, infrastructure and real-estate business holdings, thereby broadening and deepening its well of investment intelligence Asia-wide.


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