Montréal
Montréal

Who are we?

Optimum Asset Management is an independent firm created in 1985 by the Optimum Group, a private Canadian financial group with international operations.

With our wide range of traditional, alternative and innovative services, our firm currently has close to $7.5 billion in assets under management entrusted to us by our private and institutional clients. 

Our History

For more than 30 years, Optimum Asset Management has used its expertise to help clients while remaining true to the fundamental values that have guided it since inception:

  • Thorough risk management
  • Full compliance with regulations
  • Training and professional development of a highly skilled team
  • A strategic approach that balances boldness and caution

 

Our firm is completely independent of all financial institutions, which provides us the freedom to create custom investment solutions for our clients without restrictions. Our creativity and market knowledge allow us to develop diversified strategies based on reliable quantitative and fundamental research, as well as high-value-added technology. 

Designed to meet the needs of a variety of investors, our portfolio management services are founded on extensive experience that guarantees sustained quality.

 

Only one firm can combine prosperity and financial security at an Optimum level.

It’s up to you to take advantage of our services!

Mission and Vision

Our Mission

From the outset, Optimum Asset Management has made its mark by thoroughly understanding its clients’ goals and effectively deploying its skills to achieve them. Our mission is simple and clear: ensure our clients’ prosperity and financial security. It is supported by four strong pillars:

  1. Top-quality services and investment strategies
  2. A tailored approach that meets our clients’ individual needs
  3. Constant support of employee talent and development
  4. Continuous investment in process improvement

Our Vision

Our vision is dynamic: it combines thoroughness, insight, technology and prosperity. It has helped us build lasting success as a leader in our industry. We intend to continue reinforcing this position by further developing the four strengths that set us apart from our competitors:

  1. Our ability to develop long-lasting, trustworthy relationships
  2. Our ability to evaluate and take advantage of market opportunities
  3. Our focus on maintaining excellence in investment selection
  4. Our creativity in developing profitable, innovative solutions

Our Strengths

As with all of the Optimum Group’s subsidiaries, Optimum Asset Management stands out due to the seven core strengths of the organization. These strengths allow it to respond effectively to the needs and mandates of its clients.

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Client Focus

We focus our efforts on client satisfaction and creating lasting relationships.

Employee Focus

We pay special attention to our employees, their expectations and their professional development.

Integrity

We expect our employees to demonstrate the high level of professional ethics and behaviour that lives up to the company's commitments, rules and values.

Expertise

Our most important resource and our capacity to make our mark in the industry depend on the talent, expertise and innovative ability of our team.

Risk Management

We make risk management an integral part of all our decisions.

Rigorousness

We distinguish ourselves by our attention to detail in every activity and at every level of the organization.

Profitability

We create value for our shareholders by closely tracking our profitability, to build a firm foundation for the future and guarantee our sustainability.

Our Investment Philosophy

Optimum Asset Management is actively committed to maximizing its clients’ long-term returns while protecting their capital. To do so, we apply a high-tech, disciplined management approach based on thorough analysis of securities and issuers, well-defined risk management and sound investment selection.

Each of our strategies has been developed with a specific process that integrates four types of analysis (fundamental, technical, market sentiment and seasonality) with the application of specific quantitative filters. As a result, we can offer each client a portfolio with an appropriate risk-return profile.

Regardless of the objectives established, our investment philosophy allows us to offer customized, high-value-added solutions that lead our clients to Optimum results.

Our Code of Ethics

Optimum Asset Management has a strict Code of Ethics, where client interests and rigorous monitoring are top priorities. By constantly and thoroughly applying the Code, we ensure that our activities always comply with applicable laws and regulations.  Our Code is distinguished by its stringent monitoring cycle.

  • Overseeing the opening of accounts
  • Daily monitoring of operations
  • Monitoring compliance with investment policies
  • Monitoring compliance with current regulations

Given that compliance is an essential part of our clients’ trust, our Code of Ethics must be read and signed annually by all of our employees and managers. A copy of our Code of Ethics is available upon request for investors, market intermediaries and prospective clients.