IG Wealth Management announced Dec. 4 that it has expanded its partner relationships to include PIMCO Canada Corp. IG says this new partnership is aligned with its commitment to engage high quality asset managers and make them available to its clients.

"IG Wealth Management is thrilled to have one of the world's premier fixed income investment management firms as part of our asset manager group," said Jon Kilfoyle, Senior Vice-President, IG Investments. "PIMCO has a demonstrated track record of innovation and expertise that seeks to create opportunities for investors in every environment."

PIMCO will bring its expertise to the iProfile Fixed Income Pool, investing primarily in a diversified selection of global government and corporate debt securities, says IG.

"We are honoured and excited about our new partnership with IG Wealth Management," said Stuart Graham, President of PIMCO Canada. "As a Canadian leader in wealth management, IG understands the importance of a well-constructed financial plan. We look forward to playing a role in those plans, as we help IG clients achieve their investment objectives."