1974: Firm is Born
Charles Brandes founds Brandes Investment Partners, L.P., in San Diego. His first client was a Canadian. Over the next three decades, Brandes deepens its Canadian connection through institutional and sub-advisory relationships.
2002: First Canadian Office
Brandes Investment Partners & Co. (BIP & Co.) opens its Canadian office in Toronto with an initial offering of nine mutual funds.
2006: Strategic Alliance
BIP & Co. announces a collaboration with Sionna Investment Managers, Inc., offering three mutual funds rooted in Sionna’s relative value expertise, focused on Canadian equities.
2013: Exciting Collaboration
Building on our first strategic alliance, we establish a new relationship with renowned global investment manager, Lazard Asset Management, Inc., and add two Lazard Funds to our world-class fund platform.Building on our first strategic alliance, we establish a new relationship with renowned global investment manager, Lazard Asset Management, Inc., and add two Lazard Funds to our world-class fund platform.
2013: New Name
With three strong investment brands—Brandes, Sionna and Lazard—now available from one source, it is time for an independent trade name that reflects our expanded offering. The name Bridgehouse Asset Managers conveys our commitment to connect advisors with their clients, and provides all Canadians with access to world-class solutions.
2014: Bridgehouse Family Grows
Bridgehouse teams up with Greystone Managed Investments Inc. (Greystone), offering the first stand-alone Greystone fixed income mutual fund to Canadian investors.
2016: Deepening Roots
Bridgehouse announces a new partnership with Morningstar Associates Inc. (Morningstar) in an alliance structure designed to deliver a long-term, stable investment approach. The collaboration brings the number of managers on the Bridgehouse Independent Platform to five.