The Investment Funds Institute of Canada is the voice of Canada’s investment funds industry. Our efforts as industry leaders and advocates are aimed at strengthening the integrity of the investment funds industry, fostering public confidence in investment funds, and enabling investors to achieve good outcomes.
IFIC brings together 150 organizations, including fund managers, distributors and industry service organizations, to foster a strong, stable investment sector where investors can realize their financial goals. IFIC’s broad membership base provides unique perspectives on issues and access to expertise.
IFIC members represent approximately 82% of mutual fund assets under management (AUM) and approximately 84% of ETF AUM.
Member-driven: In a complex public policy environment, the need for a strong, unified and respected body to represent the interests of the investment fund industry and its investors is greater than ever. More than two dozen IFIC committees, made up of experts from our Member companies and Affiliates, provide leadership, knowledge and contributions to industry responses on important public policy issues.
Trusted: Public officials, regulators and policy makers trust IFIC’s expertise and value our participation on issues that matter to our industry.
Proactive: We monitor Canada’s public policy environment and proactively raise the real business impacts and implications of proposed policy changes. We are a catalyst for cross-association initiatives, proactively seeking common ground and opportunities to create alliances with other stakeholders to ensure a strong, stable investment sector for the benefit of our Members and investors.
Our primary role is: