About us

Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group - External link. Opens in a new window. is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest in the world, with assets of $404 billionFootnote 1. It has been rated one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp.Footnote 2

To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada.

Ranked among the World's Strongest Banks according to The Banker magazine, Desjardins has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings - External link. Opens in a new window. in the industry.Footnote 3

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Desjardins Funds

When investors choose Desjardins Funds, they benefit from the experience of Desjardins Investments Inc., one of Canada's leading investment fund manufacturers, with $46.7 billionFootnote 4 in assets under management.

Desjardins Investments offers a variety of investment solutions, including a number of responsible investment (RI) products, so that members and clients of Desjardins Group can achieve their financial expectations while contributing to sustainable development. As a pioneer in the responsible investment (RI) field since 1990, Desjardins offers the largest selection of RI solutions and has the most in-depth RI expertise in Canada, thanks to a team of seasoned portfolio managers.Footnote 5

A business model that puts members and clients first

Desjardins Investments entrusts portfolio manager selection to Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM). DGAM draws from around 20 nationally and internationally acclaimed Portfolio management firms to find the most qualified portfolio managers for each investment type and make sure that your investments are in good hands.

Desjardins Funds and solutions from Desjardins Investments regularly receive honours from national mutual fund rating entities.

Desjardins FundsFootnote 6 by the numbers:

  • Nearly 600,000 investors
  • $46.7 billion in assets under managementFootnote 7
  • More than 70 mutual funds
  • 4 fund portfolio families

Desjardins is taking part in Environics Research's 2020 Advisor Perception Study

This annual study is the most comprehensive of its kind and has been continuously measuring Canadian independent advisor behaviours and perceptions of mutual funds, insurance and ETF providers for over 2 decades.

As a valued advisor and client, you may be randomly contacted by Environics Research to voluntarily participate in this study. This study uses insider perspectives to create a portrait of current industry trends and forecasts for the future of the industry. These key insights will help Desjardins continue to improve our relationships with Canadians and their advisors.

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  1. Quick facts about Desjardins As June 30, 2022.
  2. Quick facts about Desjardins As June 30, 2022.
  3. As at December 31, 2020.
  4. As at December 31, 2021.
  5. Desjardins internal research, June 30, 2022.
  6. As at December 31, 2020.
  7. As at December 31, 2021.