What Graduates Need to Know About the Canadian Alternatives Industry
Date: February 21, 2018
Location: Montréal, QC
Venue: McGill University

McGill University and CAASA are proud to present a panel discussion and networking event on the Canadian hedge fund industry and career opportunities therein. This is a content-packed session for those who might look to enter the hedge fund/alternative investment industry either right out of school or down the line. Open to all students, you will learn about what it takes to be a portfolio manager or trader (Finance Students); fund or service provider salesperson (Finance, Marketing students); fund administration, audit or compliance professional (Accounting, Law); and other associated service providers such as prime brokers (Finance, Accounting, Law) and securities lawyers (Law).

Agenda

4:30 – 5:00 pm Registration
5:00 – 6:30 pm Panel discussion and Q&A
Onwards – meet up at local pub, more casual discussion

Registration Pricing

Complimentary for McGill students.

Speakers

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Pierre-Philippe Ste- Marie, Chief investment Officer, Optimum Asset Management Inc. (BA, McGill University; M.Sc. Carnegie Mellon University)
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Alexander Matthews, Senior Investment Analyst, Palomino Capital Corp. (B Comm, McGill University)
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François Dufour, Vice President of Business Development, LionGuard Capital Management Inc. (B.A. Econ, Bishop’s University; MBA, Université de Sherbrooke; M.Sc. France Business School)
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James Burron, President, CAASA (BBA, Simon Fraser University)