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Strength of Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network

A national distribution network

Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network with its Quebec counterpart, SFL Partner of Desjardins Financial Security, is a national financial products and services distribution network.

Altogether, the network has over 50 financial centres and branches and more than 1600 independent representatives across Canada.

Independence at the core of our network

At Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network, every associate is an independent representative in partnership with the network. This means that our financial services advisors are not limited to a single line of products, and we’re not tied to a specific investment management company or insurance provider. We look at our clients’ individual needs and guide them in choosing the services and products that are right for them.

An alliance with Desjardins Insurance[1]

Forming a strategic alliance with Desjardins Insurance, part of the Desjardins Group, our network benefits from the strength of a leading Canadian financial institution.  Our alliance contributes to the sustained growth of our network and allows us to rank among the top distributors in Canada’s financial services industry.

Desjardins Insurance in numbers[2]

  • More than 5 000,000 clients in Canada
  • 4 700 employees
  • Total revenues of nearly $6.0 billion
  • Net insurance premiums of approximately $3.8 billion
  • General account assets and segregated fund assets of over $36.7 billion
  • Total assets under management of nearly $96.4 billion

About Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.

Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc. (DFS Investments) is a corporate body separate and apart from Desjardins Insurance.1


DFS Investments is a mutual fund dealer registered in every Canadian province and territory and an exempt market dealer registered in Quebec. It is also registered in every Canadian province and territory for the distribution of insurance products. DFS Investments’ advisors may be qualified to provide advice on mutual funds, exempt market products and other investment products, among other things.


In Quebec, DFS Investments is also registered as a restricted dealer, a group insurance of persons and a financial planning firm.


Unless otherwise indicated, investments in products distributed by DFS Investments are not insured, in whole or in part, by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by another public deposit insurance fund, as the case may be, nor are they guaranteed, in whole or in part, by Desjardins Insurance1, and their value is subject to market fluctuations.

[1] Desjardins Insurance refers to Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company, a provider of life and health insurance and retirement savings products.

[2] As of December, 2016