Emerging Managers


We build bridges between emerging portfolio
managers and asset allocators.

Promote. Support. Connect.

To contribute to the growth of Canadian emerging managers by educating asset allocators about the many benefits of investing with local talent.

Our not-to-be-missed events

06 December 2023

EMB Montreal Holiday Cocktail

To thank you for your support and confidence, the CGE, in collaboration with AIMA Canada, invites you to their Holiday Cocktail Party, to be held on December 6 [...]

16 February 2024

17th Annual Emerging Manager & MWBE Conference

The Emerging Manager Program of the New York State Common Retirement Fund (the Fund) invests with emerging managers directly, or with the assistance of managers [...]

18 April 2024

2024 Canadian Alternative Investment Forum

The 13th Canadian Alternative Investment Forum will be held in Toronto on Thursday, April 18, 2024. CAIF sells out each year; don’t miss out on the alterna [...]

Six good reasons to invest with an emerging manager

alpha potential through active strategies


Lower asset volume for transactional agility


Fees that are more flexible and competitive

Early-stage access to portfolio managers


Better alignment of objectives and interests


Demonstrated success in capital preservation

Find out why they joined our network.

The ranking of our members

Track the potential of emerging managers.

The EMB provides you with its annual ranking of the Top 10 participating emerging managers in three categories: Alternative Management, Traditional Equity Management and Traditional Fixed Income Management.

Our service providers

Experts to put emerging firms on the path to success.

To assist our members with their operational, compliance, marketing and business development needs, we provide a list of specialized securities-industry providers.

Latest news from the EMB

Why Invest with Emerging Managers?

Why Invest with Emerging Managers?

Although we hear more often in the media about large asset managers, there can be substantial advantages to investing with a  smaller and more nimble manager. In fact, evidence suggests that taking advantage of market opportunities becomes more...

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