5 Reasons to Work With Exponent

1. Safety

Our clients continue to choose Exponent Investment Management Inc. because they recognize that dealing with a registered portfolio management firm offers important benefits.

Safekeeping of your assets by Canadian Chartered Bank

Our clients’ investments are held with National Bank Correspondent Network or Credential Correspondent Partners. 3rd party custodians gives our clients the assurance and peace of mind that a recognized, independent party facilitates all transactions, administration and safeguarding of client assets. These institutions are member firms of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).

100+ years of combined industry experience

Investing is a human capital endeavor where experience and continuity are factors to consistent success. Having an experienced team managing your investments matters.

Recognized industry education and accreditation

Our clients’ expect and value relevant education and accreditations. We believe that education combined with experience is an important part of the foundation for investment success.

Investment Policy Statement (IPS)

Every client has an IPS which outlines how we will work with you, including investment selection, risk tolerance, ongoing communication, reporting, management fees, as well as any other issues related to your situation.

Registration and regulatory requirements

Our firm and the portfolio managers are registered and regulated by the provincial securities commissions. Exponent Investment Management Inc. must adhere to all regulatory and financial reporting requirements in order to maintain our licenses.

2. Stewardship

Our clients’ understand the benefits of our fiduciary duty towards them. They also appreciate that Exponent Investment Management Inc. is not a sales organization remunerated by product sales, volumes, quotas or the number of generated transactions. Exponent Investment Management Inc. clients are informed of both the investment decisions we make on their behalf and the fees they pay for our service.

Fiduciary Responsibility

Portfolio managers have a fiduciary duty to act with care, honesty, good faith and always in the best interest of their clients. Our investment decisions are completely independent and free of biases.


Fees are charged as a percentage of the investments we manage. Our fees are transparent and generally much lower than retail management products.

3. Pure Service

Clients benefit from our drive to offer investment management services tailored their individual situation. Our firm’s advisor compensation model allows for a more dedicated service that is aligned with our client’s goals and objectives.

4. Types of Accounts We Manage

We manage non-registered investment accounts, as well as various tax-deferred accounts such as Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF), Individual Pension Plan (IPP), Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSP), Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP), and Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA). We also manage corporate assets, charitable foundations, family trusts and holding companies.

5. Approach

Our approach is simple. We design, implement and manage our clients’ portfolios so that they can benefit from Growth & Income with a Global Perspective. Our service is designed to be attentive to the needs of our clients’. We continuously invest in technology and education so that our clients’ benefit from portfolios designed for their goals and aspirations.


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