Striking an acquisition to double the size of your business would normally be enough deal-making in one year for most chief executive officers. But not for Jean-Guy Desjardins. Not in 2012.
The head of Fiera Capital Corp. already bought Natcan Investment Management from National Bank of Canada in June, and added a tuck-in Western Canadian acquisition in October. But now he's scooping up UBS's Canadian asset management arm, adding fixed-income, equity and balanced funds to his fast-growing business.