Guardian Capital Group Ltd.
Guardian Capital Group Ltd. provides financial services. The company has three major operating business segments: Investment Management, Financial Advisory and Corporate Investments and Activities. The Investment Management segment provides investment management services and offers a range of investment products in Canada to government, university and corporate pension funds, unions, labour associations, taxable corporations and to high net worth individual investors. It also provides investment advice to mutual funds and third party wrap programs. The Canadian investment management operation is carried on primarily through Guardian Capital LP, which provides institutional investment management, and Guardian Capital Advisors LP, which provides private client investment management from offices located in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. The Financial Advisory segment provides financial advisory services, related to the retail distribution of mutual funds, other investments and life insurance. This segment provides services through Worldsource Wealth Management Inc., which sponsors agents as mutual fund representatives. These independent agents offer mutual funds from all major Canadian mutual fund groups, and other financial products, such as segregated funds. The Corporate Investments and Activities segment manages company's own investment capital, and providing general corporate services. Guardian Capital Group was founded by Norman Short, Ralph Horner and Alan Grieve on January 18, 1962 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.