Founded in 1974, Mawer Investment Management Ltd. (pronounced "more") is a privately owned, independent investment firm, managing over $50 billion in assets for individual and institutional investors across all major investment strategies. We have over 150 employees across our locations in Calgary, Toronto, and Singapore.

For over 40 years, we have provided investment management for our clients using our “boring” investment approach. This approach has helped our clients safely and profitably navigate the investing landscape over many economic cycles. Our mission is to be our clients’ most trusted investment manager by delivering long-term investment excellence, building strong client partnerships, and making a commitment to do the right thing—always.

Welcome to Mawer


Our values

Our core values form the foundation of our firm. We think of them as much more than words on a wall; they reflect what is truly important to us and serve as a compass for our actions.

Act with integrity

We hold ourselves and each other to the highest ethical standards.
We believe that there are no small breaches of integrity.
We do what we say we’ll do.
We take ownership of our mistakes.
We are consistent in thought, word, and deed.
We are honest, open and candid.
We keep the “camels out of our tent." 

Put clients' interests first

We never forget that clients have entrusted us with their money.
We know that by helping our clients succeed, we succeed.
We treat our clients with the same care and respect as our family and friends.
We continually look for ways to delight our clients and deliver the best experience.
We are objective in our advice and know that “yes” isn’t always the right answer. 

Pursue excellence

We believe that excellence does not equal perfection.
We are relentlessly curious and have a passion for learning.
We challenge the status quo.
We are doers as well as thinkers.
We encourage and inspire everyone to achieve more than they think they can. 

Work as a team

We succeed or fail as a team.
We aim to be egoless and humble—ideas matter, not titles.
We recognize that no one has a monopoly on the truth.
We believe that every seat on the bus is valuable.
We play to strengths and spend most of our time working in our genius areas.
We care about our teammates’ successes and help them achieve their goals.  

Think long-term

We think and act like owners; investing for the future and managing risk.
We are comfortable with giving up short-term wins for long-term success.
We strive to be resilient no matter how the future unfolds.
We act as “stewards of the jersey."

Our Founder

In 1974, Commander Charles (Chuck) N. Mawer started Mawer & Associates with a single mantra: “Do the Right Thing.” He believed if we always did the right thing on behalf of clients, success would follow.