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Desjardins Global Asset Management

Head office:
Montreal, QC
Assets Managed:
$62.1 Billion (2014-12-31)

"As 50% owner of NEI Investments, Desjardins has been a trusted investment management partner and resource. For close to ten years they have contributed great value to our portfolio management process, including the management of the NEI Money Market Fund."

- Daniel Solomon, Chief Investment Officer, NEI Investments

Company Profile

Desjardins Global Asset Management (DGAM) manages assets chiefly from the equity of insurance subsidiaries as well as management mandates from other Desjardins Group components. The firm's clients include life, health and insurance companies, pension funds, foundations and trust companies.


Investment Approach

A necessary condition to achieve added value in the portfolio management process is diversity of experience and a focus on specialised expertise. Prudent management of the fixed income portfolio is fundamentally consistent with the intrinsic role of fixed income assets in a diversified portfolio. With a long-term horizon and a controlled risk environment, a structured approach will give our clients the ability to achieve their objectives through superior fixed income performance.

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Name Lead Managers Inception Date Category Morningstar Profile
NEI Money Market Fund Mathieu Bouthot, CFA 2000-10-06 Money Market A

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Mathieu Bouthot, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Mathieu Bouthot is involved in managing all Index Plus-type money market mandates, certain partners' treasury mandates, and also some actively managed bond mandates. He specializes in managing overlay portfolios and in tracking mandate performance. Mr. Bouthot began his career in 2003 with Desjardins Asset Management's back office department before becoming a performance analyst with the compliance department in 2006. Mathieu joined the portfolio management team in 2008 as a fixed income portfolio manager. A CFA charterholder, Mathieu Bouthot holds a Bachelor's degree in business administration from HEC-Montreal (2001).