BlackRock Leads $1B+ Mutual Fund Fundraising in 2021


The average fundraising size has also increased $2.04 billion in 2019 to $2.23 billion in 2021.

All dollar ($) figures are in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted.

BlackRock directs all mutual fund managers
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited led with 7 funds for a total fundraising of $16.49 billion. TD Asset Management Inc. ranked second with 5 funds $11.55 billion. Fiera Capital Corporation reported 4 funds for $6.23 billion.

RBC Global Asset Management Inc., BNY Mellon Asset Management Canada Ltd. and Canso Fund Management Ltd. rounded out the top 20 funds with 2, 1, and 1 funds, respectively.

Equity funds lead in both number and total dollars
Equity funds managed with 9 funds for $16.84 billion. Established bond funds and money market funds $15.30 billion and $11.09 billion from 6 or 4 funds. 1 mortgage fund launched $1.36 billion.

ontario institutional investors lead in terms of investment contributions
Of $44.58 billion upset, investors, primarily institutional investors ontario Total contribution included $27.77 billion while Quebec investors invested $10.35 billion. Alberta investors contributed $2.78 billion.

investors out British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Islandand Newfoundland and Labrador contributed the rest $44.58 billion.

Summary report
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Information is based on regulatory filings from Canadian and overseas issuers.

Ranking may change as new information becomes available following late submissions.

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