Blake C. Goldring

Blake C. Goldring, M.S.M., LL.D., CFA

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

AGF Management Limited

Blake Goldring is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AGF Management Limited, a premier independent investment management company with operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. Named Chairman in 2006, Chief Executive Officer in 2000 and President in 1997, Blake has led the growth of AGF's business, which today manages over $35 billion (C$) in investors' assets globally.

Recent Articles from this contributor
post image Post-USMCA Business Conditions in North America

Post-USMCA Business Conditions in North America

Reaching the elusive USMCA agreement allows our respective governments, regulatory authorities and business communities to turn their collective attention to the critical task of improving conditions to promote economic growth, job creation and business investment. And while reduced uncertainty is a great positive, important non-tariff barriers – namely, regulation and taxation – must be addressed, while also keeping a close eye on the implications of interest rate hikes.

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post image IFIC Survey Gives Voice to Canadian Investors

IFIC Survey Gives Voice to Canadian Investors

AGF has always been a strong advocate for the value of financial advice, and these findings from Pollara Strategic Insights support previous research that demonstrates: Canadians who work with an advisor build more savings over time and are better positioned to meet their long-term investing goals. In fact, more than three-quarters (78%) of the surveyed investors specifically reported having better saving and investment habits because of their advisors.

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post image AGF Perspectives – A Conversation with Blake Goldring

AGF Perspectives – A Conversation with Blake Goldring

Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AGF Management Limited announced his decision to transition to the role of Executive Chairman for the firm and to name Kevin McCreadie as the new CEO in conjunction with his Chief Investment Officer role for AGF.

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post image Regulation must support – not stifle – choice and innovation

Regulation must support – not stifle – choice and innovation

AGF will continue to be an advocate for sound regulatory changes that are grounded in the needs of all investors. All proposed changes, however, should be coordinated in an organic way, with a view to limiting unintended consequences.

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post image Brexit A New Trade Agreement – Part Three

Brexit A New Trade Agreement – Part Three

Preparing for Brexit Not Just a British Challenge I recently participated in a “Preparing for…

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post image CSA Decisions Support Optionality in Industry

CSA Decisions Support Optionality in Industry

Earlier today, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced a policy decision related to investor protections…

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post image Brexit an Opportunity for Canada – Part Two

Brexit an Opportunity for Canada – Part Two

Preparing for Brexit Not Just a British Challenge As a Canadian business leader, I recently…

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post image Brexit is a Process not an Event – Part One

Brexit is a Process not an Event – Part One

Preparing for Brexit Not Just a British Challenge Earlier this week, I had the privilege…

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post image AGF Board Achieves Near Gender Parity

AGF Board Achieves Near Gender Parity

At our most recent Board of Directors meeting, we appointed two new directors and I…

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post image Embedded Commissions Debate and The Value of Advice

Embedded Commissions Debate and The Value of Advice

The one conclusive thing that came out of the Canadian Securities Association (CSA) roundtable on…

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