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Cordiant Capital Inc.

Address

1002 Sherbrooke St. West, Suite 2800
Montreal, QC H3A 3L6
(514) 286 - 1142
tgalasso@cordiantcap.com
www.cordiantcap.com

Principal Contacts

Tony Galasso
Chief Compliance Officer
Tel: (514) 286 - 4512
tgalasso@cordiantcap.com

Don McKelvie
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (514) 286 - 0504
dmckelvie@cordiantcap.com

Client Minimums

Private: $10,000,000
Institutional: $10,000,000

Types of Accounts Managed

  • Private Individual / Investor
  • Institutional Investor - Pension Plan
  • Institutional Investor - Non-Profit
  • Institutional Investor - First Nations
  • Institutional Investor - Other

Provinces of Business

  • Alberta
  • Ontario
  • Quebec*
  • United States
  • International - Non-North American

* indicates a physical location in this province

Company

Cordiant is a fund management firm established in 1999 and dedicated to investments in the emerging markets. Cordiant has raised over $2 billion in commitments from institutional investors to private debt and equity funds.  Cordiant’s private debt funds, which comprise the core of its activity, aim to achieve stable low-volatility returns by investing in high quality secured loans to private sector borrowers in the emerging markets.

Approach

  • Buy-and-hold strategy
  • Long-term investments in private sector companies
  • Focus on companies with sustainable businesses and hard assets
  • Origination through extensive network of partners in both the developed and emerging markets
  • Risk management supported by extensive bottom-up credit selection process, diversification across sectors and regions and stringent oversight
  • Philosophy of open communication and full transparency with investors

Responsibility

Cordiant has integrated analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into its investment process since its inception. Central to Cordiant’s investment philosophy is the belief that socially responsible investing makes fundamental business sense, adds value, and enhances the quality of investment portfolios.   Cordiant was  an early signatory and has been an active contributor to the development of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investing (UNPRI).