Desjardins Securities is the brokerage firm of Desjardins Group, the largest cooperative financial group in Canada.
Following are the six key advantages that sets us apart from the competition:
1- Through our duly qualified wealth managers, you’ll have access to the largest pool of recognized wealth management specialists.
2- Since Desjardins is the second safest financial institution in the world, our brokerage firm guarantees you a highly secure environment.
3- Thanks to our exceptional Research Department, our wealth managers’ recommendations are always based on reliable data and detailed analyses.
4- To better respond to your investment needs, we offer you many exclusive products and services that can simplify your life.
5- Knowing that you don’t have a minute to waste on poorly designed online tools, we have made our secure site both user-friendly and efficient.
6- As Social commitment is an integral part of our values, each year we support many causes that contribute to the well-being of Quebec society.
Our process is dedicated to helping our families understand their current reality and clarify their future goals and vision. Once we have formulated a clear picture of their needs and wants, we determine how to best utilize their assets and opportunities to close the gap that lies between where they are now and where they wish to be. In short, our families define what they want their financial plan to look like, not us. The resulting plan will play a significant role in dictating our approach to growing and preserving their wealth.
Build Wealth. Build a Better World. We can help you do both. We’ve been advising individuals, families, professionals, and small non-profits and endowment funds for more than 20 years. We use proprietary screens and select money managers to manage portfolios on both a discretionary or non-discretionary basis, all with a responsible investment focus. Our caring services include retirement, estate, and legacy planning to ensure our clients’ wealth helps them achieve their goals through all stages of their life.
Brian Coote is a Portfolio Manager at Scotia Wealth Management with over 20 years’ experience. Brian has been a Portfolio Manager with Scotia Wealth Management since 2014. For the previous 10 years, Brian ran a successful business self-employed as a Portfolio Manager at an independent firm in the South Surrey/White Rock area. The experience he gained being a business owner helps him to relate to his clients, many of whom are, or have been successful business owners themselves.
Brian adheres to a disciplined investment philosophy that is focused on long term performance while managing risk. Through a systematic process, Brian develops appropriate financial strategies that will allow his clients to reach their personal financial goals.
As a Portfolio Manager, he manages each client’s portfolio based on a detailed Investment Policy Statement that outlines the parameters of the portfolio.