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What We Offer

In today’s economic environment institutional clients’ needs are often unique and invariably complex. As institutional investment managers, we offer tailored and relevant solutions in traditional and alternative investment strategies to optimize success.

Investment Solutions

With access to the strength of the Scotiabank® network of respected global investment experts and our extensive experience across multiple asset classes, we have the knowledge and confidence to plan and innovate for our clients. This allows us to put client capital to work using progressive solutions.


Fixed Income

Scotia Institutional Asset ManagementTM offers a diverse set of fixed income capabilities and solutions, ranging from traditional benchmark-driven to absolute return strategies. We seek to add value to our clients investment portfolios through the application of a capital preservation philosophy and distinctive investment processes designed to optimize the trade-off between reward and risk.

To complement the skills of our accomplished fixed income team, sophisticated systems help identify, quantify and manage risks associated with the market. This combination of skills and technologies enables a proactive approach to protecting and growing our clients’ capital.

Areas of strength include:

  • Canadian Core

  • Investment Grade Credit

  • High Yield

  • Preferred Shares

  • Absolute Return


  • Equities

    Equity capabilities at Scotia Institutional Asset ManagementTM span a wide spectrum of geographies, sectors, and investment styles. Backed by tremendous strength in our internal research capabilities, we strive to optimize risk-adjusted returns with the dual objective of capital preservation and consistent long-term outperformance. We are primarily bottom-up stock pickers focusing on finding the best companies within each industry.

    Featured Strategies

    Scotia Institutional Corporate Bond

    An actively managed and diversified portfolio of primarily investment grade Canadian corporate bonds.

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    Scotia Institutional Credit Absolute Return

    A diversified long and short North American credit strategy with an objective to maximize absolute returns throughout a complete credit cycle.

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    Scotia Institutional Tactical Bond

    An actively managed tactical core bond strategy with an objective to maximize total return by optimizing the risk/reward trade-off in changing market environments.

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