Sylvain Brosseau has served as CEO and Founding Partner of Walter Global Asset Management since the company was founded in 2018. His proven expertise in generating growth allows him to support independent asset management firms in reaching new heights. Sylvain has over 25 years of experience in the investment management industry, including his tenure as Global President and COO of Fiera Capital from 2003 to 2017. Before joining Fiera Capital, he served as Executive Vice-President, Institutional Markets at TAL Global Asset Management Inc. and as Executive Vice-President at TAL International, where he oversaw worldwide distribution and operations. His experience also includes terms as Vice-President of Marketing and Vice-President of Technology and Operations at Talvest Mutual Funds.
- Under his leadership, Fiera Capital Corporation grew its assets under management from $5 billion to $120 billion and its market capitalization from $20 million to over $1 billion.
- He also spearheaded the firm’s international expansion, overseeing more than 15 acquisitions across Canada, the United States and Europe and the opening of new offices throughout North America and Europe.
- He is a current board member for several organizations, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, LionGuard Capital Management, Quadra Capital Partners, Kilgour Williams Capital, Validus Risk Management, Auspice Capital Advisors, Bonnefield Financial, LFIS Capital and Samara Multi-Family Office. He has also sat on the board for numerous other organizations in the past, such as Fiera Capital Corporation, Centria Commerce, Fiera Properties, Bel Air Investment Advisors, Charlemagne Capital, Fiera-Axium Infrastructure and Fundserv.
- He holds a Master of Science from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Vermont.
Sylvain brings to Equisoft’s Board of Directors a long-standing experience in the investment management industry, and a proven expertise in generating outstanding growth globally.