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(Toronto, ON – April 11, 2017) – Empire Life Investments Inc. today announced the appointment of Jennifer Law, CFA, as Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities, to the Empire Life Investments team effective May 8, 2017.
Ian Hardacre, Chief Investment Officer of Empire Life Investments Inc., was featured in a Financial Post article by Jonathan Ratner. He discussed his investment strategy and some opportunities in the market. The article is entitled "The market is expensive, but this fund manager is still finding opportunities to invest".
January 30, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario)— Empire Life Investments Inc. has been recognized for its superior risk-adjusted performance, winning five 2016 Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards for its funds. Fundata picks the winners using an objective score-based calculation that determines the “best of the best” for each calendar year based solely on risk-adjusted performance.
(Kingston, ON – December 19, 2016) – Empire Life Investments Inc. today announced the appointment of Ian Hardacre, MBA, CFA, as Chief Investment Officer. Hardacre also joins the executive leadership team of The Empire Life Insurance Company (TSX: EML.PR.A), the parent company of Empire Life Investments Inc..
We are making the following changes to the management of our funds effective November 1, 2016.
In the event of a disruption in postal service, we will hold all Canada Post mail until service resumes.
Chief Investment Officer Gaelen Morphet, CFA, has chosen to leave Empire Life Investments Inc. to pursue another opportunity, effective August 12, 2016
On November 20, 2015, Empire Life was the victim of an email phishing incident. Several employees received an email from an unauthorized third party that appeared to be a trusted source. Upon discovery of the incident, we began an investigation and notified the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.
Empire Life Investments Inc. is pleased to announce that Ian Hardacre, MBA, CFA has joined the investment team as Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities and that Lieh Wang, CFA has been appointed Senior Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equities.Read more
March 29, 2016 - Empire Life President and CEO Mark Sylvia and Chairman of the Board Duncan Jackman opened the Toronto Stock Exchange on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 to celebrate the listing of the company’s preferred shares on the Exchange. Watch the video.
We are pleased to announce that Gaelen Morphet, Chief Investment Officer of Empire Life Investments Inc. and Julie Yoshikuni, Vice President, Investment Products and Marketing, are featured on Wealth Professional's Women of Influence list. Read more.
Empire Life ranked second out of 12 segregated fund companies, with 76.2% of long-term assets in 1st and 2nd quartile. 2015 marks three consecutive years of assets in 1st and 2nd quartile above the 60% mark for Empire Life. Learn more.
Listen to a recent interview featuring Gaelen Morphet, CFA, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Empire Life Investments on CJAD 800's Dollars and Sense radio show.
Gaelen discusses reasons to be optimistic about the market.
Changes to the British Columbia’s Pension Standards Benefits Act (PBSA) come into effect on September 30th, 2015. The changes impact the administration of former Locked In Retirement Savings Plans (LRSPs) now referred to as Locked In Retirement Accounts (LIRAs) and Life Income Funds (LIFs).
On April 21, 2015, the federal government announced, as part of its current budget ("Economic Action Plan 2015"), its plan to reduce the minimum amount that must be withdrawn from Registered Retirement Income Funds (RRIFs) for the 2015 and subsequent taxation years.