Who we are

  • 1926

    First Canadian office established.

    1926
  • 1930

    Theodore O. Peterson starts his career in Regina. Becomes the company's first President in 1946.

    1930
  • 1936

    Harold Sinclair starts his career in Calgary. 64 years later becomes the longest-serving Consultant in Investors Group history.

    1936
  • 1941

    First Canadian product launched: Series One Installment Certificate.

    1940
  • 1950

    Investors Group launches first mutual fund in Canada.

    1950
  • 1955

    Investors Group introduces the concept of Dollar Cost Averaging.

    1955
  • 1962

    Investors Group launches first international mutual fund.

    1962
  • 1966

    Clarence E. Atchison becomes the second President of Investors Group.

    1966
  • 1971

    First offshore fund launched: Investors Japanese Growth Fund.

    Robert H. Jones becomes the third President of Investors Group.

    1971
  • 1972

    Investors Group develops the Personal Financial Review.

    1972
  • 1980

    "Managing for Capital Growth" asset allocation strategy launched.

    1980
  • 1981

    Arthur V. Mauro becomes the fourth President of Investors Group.

    1981
  • 1986

    Power Financial Corporation becomes the parent company of Investors Group.

  • 1988

    Investors Group opens new corporate head office at One Canada Centre.

    1988
  • 1992

    H. Sanford Riley becomes the fifth President of Investors Group.

    1992
  • 1993

    I.G. Investment Management, Ltd. opens new office in Dublin, Ireland.

    1993
  • 1995

    Personal Financial Planning software introduced.

    1995
  • 1997

    Investors Group joins Great-West Life in the purchase of London Life.

    1997
  • 2000

    I.G. Investment Management, Ltd. opens new office in Hong Kong.

    2000
  • 2001

    Investors Group acquires Mackenzie Financial Corporation.

    Jeffrey Orr becomes the sixth President of Investors Group.

    2001
  • 2002

    The Investors Group Corporate Class Inc., Canada's largest tax-advantaged fund structure, is launched.

    Investors Group is named the winner of the 2002 Imagine Mutual Fund Community Investment Award.

    2002
  • 2003

    Symphony Strategic Investment Planning™ is launched.

    Herbert H. Carnegie Community Service Award is created.

    2003
  • 2004

    Murray J. Taylor becomes the seventh President of Investors Group.

    2005
  • 2005

    Murray J. Taylor is appointed the Co-President and Chief Executive Officer of IGM Financial Inc.

    2005
  • 2006

    The Investors Group Charitable Giving Program is established.

    2006
  • 2007

    Investors Group employees collect 176 tonnes of food for local food bank, setting a Guinness World Record.

    2007
  • 2009

    Investors Group is awarded the CIA Corporate Citizenship Award.

    Investors Guaranteed Investment Funds and retirement income longevity guide introduced.

    2009
  • 2011

    Investors Group receives the Red Cross Power of Humanity Award in the Corporate Organization of the Year category.

    2011
  • 2012

    Investors Group receives the Food Banks Canada Donor Award of Excellence.

    2012

Our philosophy

For over 85 years, we have firmly believed that building long-term relationships with clients is the best way to help individuals reach their financial goals at each stage of their lives.

Our money management expertise

Investors Group is a part of IGM Financial, and a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, one of Canada’s largest and most respected companies.

In the community

Community

Investors Group has a long heritage of community involvement, corporate funding and project initiation, which has created a strong culture of caring.