Mission & Objectives

PMAC’s mission is to advocate the highest standards of unbiased portfolio management in the interest of the investors served by members



  • Founded in 1952 (formerly the Investment Counsel Association of Canada (ICAC))
  • A not-for profit organization that exclusively represents firms that provide discretionary investment management for private clients, pension plans, foundations and other institutional investors
  • All Members are registered with provincial securities commissions under the category of Portfolio Manager (PM)
  • Members manage in aggregate more than $2.9 trillion in assets for more than one million institutional (pension plans) and high-net-worth investors.