Our history

We’ve been providing sophisticated money management services to investors since 1961.

2019

GLC joins the Responsible Investment Association (RIA) furthering our ongoing commitment to the importance and value of responsible investing.

2018

GLC expands alternative asset offering to include a private debt mandate.

2016

GLC becomes a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. Portfolio Solutions Group becomes GLC’s 5th investment division focused solely on asset-allocation fund strategies.

2012

GLC establishes Portico Investment Management, a fixed-income specialist investment division.

2011

GWL Investment Management (GWLIM), London Capital and Laketon unite to form GLC Asset Management Group Ltd.

2008

London Capital launches its first specialty-sector global mandate and applies its quantitative abilities on a larger scale.

2006

Laketon’s Canadian dividend mandate reaches $1 billion in assets. London Life Investment Management Ltd. (LLIM) is renamed London Capital Management Ltd.

2003

Great-West Lifeco Inc. buys Canada Life. Laketon Investment Management Ltd. becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada Life.

2000

GWLIM launches its first socially-responsible fund mandate - the Ethics Fund.

1999

Privately-owned investment company Indago Capital Management merges with Laketon Investment Management Ltd.

1998

Two of GWLIM’s oldest mandates – GWL Canadian Equity Investment Fund and GWL Canadian Bond Fund – top $1 billion in assets. London Life Investment Management Ltd. (LLIM) is incorporated as the investment management subsidiary of London Life.

1997

Great-West Life buys London Life. London Life’s Equity Fund and Bond Fund both hit $1 billion in assets. Canada Life Investment Management is renamed Indago Capital Management.

1981

GWL Investment Management Ltd. (GWLIM) is incorporated as the investment management subsidiary of Great-West Life.

1979

Canada Life Investment Management is founded as the investment management subsidiary of Canada Life.

1969

Canada Life establishes a Canadian equity segregated fund, which is now the Laketon Canadian Equity mandate.

1961

London Life offers the Canadian Equity Fund, marking the origins of London Capital. Great-West Life establishes the GWL Property Fund (the forerunner to the Mortgage fund), marking the origins of GWL Investment Management.