François Lalande

Industrial Alliance Investment Management

Francois-Lalande_square[1] François is Vice President and joined Industrial Alliance in 1997. He leads a team of fixed-income portfolio managers based in Quebec, with assets of $429.3 million (as of December 31, 2015). François has over 25 years of investment experience with past roles as an Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Director Portfolio Management, and now Vice-President Portfolio Management. François has his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Laval and attained his CFA designation in 1991. He is also a member of the IAIM Asset Mix Committee.

Funds managed

IA Clarington Target Click 2020 Fund IA Clarington Target Click 2025 Fund IA Clarington Target Click 2030 Fund
"Investor needs and capacity for risk change over time. We adjust our asset allocation to help ensure that investors are best positioned to meet their financial goals in retirement."

François' philosophy

François' goal is to provide investors with an all-in-one, diversified solution that adapts to the evolution of investor needs over a long-term investment horizon. To help reduce risk, his all-in-one target-date solutions gradually reduce equity exposure as investors approach retirement.