Industrial Alliance Gives $1.5 Million to Laval University

Industrial Alliance Group (IAG) has recently confirmed the continuation of its relationship with Laval University through an annual donation to Laval’s Foundation for the benefit of the « Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Chair ». Over the period 1996-2015, IAG will have invested $2 million into the Chair’s endowment fund to sustain its activities.

The mission of the Chair is to foster research, training and transfer activities on emerging topics of interest for the financial services industry, in particular the insurance sector. The current holder of the chair is Professor Gilles Bernier, Ph.D.

The Chair’s Web site address is :

About Industrial Alliance

Founded in 1892, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. is a life and health insurance company that offers a wide range of life and health insurance products, savings and retirement plans, RRSPs, mutual and segregated funds, securities, auto and home insurance, mortgage loans and other financial products and services. The fifth largest life and health insurance company in Canada, Industrial Alliance is at the head of a large financial group, which has operations across Canada as well as in the western United States. Industrial Alliance contributes to the financial well-being of over 3 million Canadians, employs more than 2,900 people and manages and administers over $50 billion in assets. Industrial Alliance stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IAG. Industrial Alliance is among the 100 largest public companies in Canada.