Boston, MA., April 3, 2018 – Wellington Management (“Wellington”), one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms, today announced the opening of its first Canadian office in downtown Toronto. Located in the Exchange Tower at 130 King Street West, the new office creates greater proximity to better serve Wellington’s clients.
Alan Matijas, Managing Director, Canada, is responsible for overseeing the office on a day-to-day basis. Mr. Matijas, an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience serving North American institutional investors, has been with the firm for more than 10 years, and has extensive relationship management and business strategy expertise serving Canadian clients.
“With nearly 40 years of experience partnering with Canadian institutional investors, we have a longstanding commitment of helping our clients in this important market achieve their financial objectives,” said Mr. Matijas. “Now, with an established local footprint in place, we will have an even greater ability to leverage our global reach and local knowledge to continue serving clients well and collaborate more seamlessly with local industry constituents, including the consultant community.”
Wellington has a significant presence and proven track record across nearly every sector of the global securities markets. The firm’s investment approaches span the global equity, fixed income, currency, commodity, and alternative markets, as well as multi-asset, multi-manager, liability-driven, and specialty strategies.
About Wellington Management:
Tracing our history to 1928, Wellington Management is one of the world’s largest independent investment management firms, serving as a trusted investment adviser to more than 2,200 institutional clients and mutual fund sponsors in 60 countries. Wellington had over US$1 trillion of client assets under management, including over US$17 billion in Canadian client assets, as of December 31, 2017.