Departure at Montrusco Bolton
As published in the December 18, 2017, issue of
The Essential, Christian Godin, head of equities and portfolio manager for the Montrusco Bolton Canadian Small Cap Equity Fund, was relieved of his functions on November 30, 2017. John Goldsmith, head of Canadian equity, will become head portfolio manager of the small cap strategy. He will be supported by Kimberly Cheong, portfolio manager. They are also both responsible for the management of the equity income strategy. A seamless transition is ensured as John Goldsmith was previously involved in the strategy as an analyst and portfolio manager. The investment style, philosophy and investment process will remain unchanged.
Nomination at AlphaFixe
On December 20, 2017, AlphaFixe announced the nomination of Paul-Marie Vigneau as Analyst, Responsible Investment. He will contribute to the implementation of evaluation methodologies for green bonds, the ESG rating as well as calculations of the carbon footprint. He will also assist portfolio managers in their research and analysis of issuers.
Nomination at Epoch
In December 2017, Epoch announced the nomination of Jeff Cino as a research analyst in the Global Equity Shareholder Yield team, which manages the Desjardins Global Equity Dividend Fund available on the platform. Before joining the team, Mr Cino was senior vice-president and investment analyst at PIMCO for many equity strategies, including the Global Dividend strategy.