Investment operations

We take pride in making the kinds of investments that help Canadians reach their financial goals at each stage of life.


As one of Canada’s leading financial services companies, we take pride in making disciplined, purposeful long-term investments that support growth in the Canadian economy while helping Canadians reach their financial goals.

Our commercial mortgages, public bond and private placement investments provide opportunities for businesses and governments to create employment, fund research and support infrastructure, healthcare and renewable energy projects. GLC Asset Management Group Ltd. and GWL Realty Advisors provide professional investment management across a wide spectrum of fixed income, equity, real estate, asset-allocation and specialty investment funds.

In Canada, London Life along with its affiliates Great-West Life and Canada Life, manage over $125 billion in assets.

Commercial mortgage investments

We are a leading provider of conventional and CMHC insured mortgages in Canada, and have a commercial mortgage portfolio exceeding $13 billion.

With commercial mortgage lending offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto,, and Montreal, we are positioned to provide nationwide real estate financing solutions with local market expertise. Our team of commercial mortgage loan professionals has extensive experience sourcing, structuring, closing, and administering commercial real estate loans. The commercial mortgage loan program at our companies encompasses transactions ranging from $1 million to over $150 million, and financing is available on a conventional or CMHC insured basis. We offer competitive rates, with terms ranging from floating to 25-year fixed rate financing.

We have extensive experience lending on all major real estate asset classes, including:

  • Multi-Family
  • Office
  • Anchored Retail
  • Single and Multi-Tenant Industrial
  • Retirement Properties

For further information and enquiries, please contact us.

Private debt investments

With assets of more than $7 billion, we are one of the leading providers of traditional and customized private debt solutions in the Canadian marketplace. We source transactions directly, and through a number of agents and brokers. We act as an underwriter, a sole lender, as a member of a “club” deal with a small number of investors or as purchasers of broadly marketed private placements.

Our typical investment ranges from $20 million to $120 million and is structured to meet our internal investment grade criteria. Our investments are focused primarily on Canadian fixed income investments in:

  • Power generation projects
  • Public private partnerships
  • Corporate issuers
  • Long-term care facilities/Senior care
  • Structured finance

For further information and enquiries, please contact:

Gaurav Mittal, Vice President

GLC Asset Management Group Ltd.

GLC Asset Management Group Ltd. is a leading investment management firm offering sophisticated investment management services to Canadian investors. Our focus is to provide our clients with superior, long-term investment performance. We manage $51 billion in assets* through our different investment management divisions:

  • GWL Investment Management
  • London Capital Management
  • Laketon Investment Management
  • Portico Investment Management
  • Portfolio Solutions Group

Each division pursues its own unique investment style, process, and philosophy. This unique structure makes it possible to offer a broad range of traditional and specialty investment mandates as well as major investment styles managed by seasoned portfolio managers – an advantage few Canadian investment managers can offer.

We manage money for pension plans, endowments, group and individual retirement plans, institutional and high net worth clients, on behalf of some of the largest corporations in Canada. We are passionate about the professional asset management business and are dedicated to achieving our highest priority – delivering superior long-term investment performance.

*as at Dec. 30, 2016

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GWL Realty Advisors Inc.

GWL Realty Advisors is a leading Canadian real estate investment advisor providing a full complement of comprehensive asset management, property management, development and specialized real estate advisory services to some of Canada’s major pension funds and institutions. We help our clients reach their long-term investment goals by leveraging the power of our collective real estate knowledge research and expertise across all real estate asset classes.

GWL Realty Advisors is a registered real estate brokerage firm.

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