Desjardins Global Asset Management (DGAM)
On June 8, 2021, DGAM announced that Eric Bergeron has joined Guy Lamontagne’s Senior Investment Strategies Department as Investment Risk Management, Expert Advisor. Eric joined the team on June 14, 2021. In addition, DGIA also announced the departure of Marie-Michèle Brault, a credit analyst in the fixed income team. Marie-Michèle left DGIA on June 9, 2021. The sectors previously under her authority are now covered by the team’s 2 senior analysts.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
On June 18, 2021, RBC, which manages the PH&N Funds, announced the imminent retirement of Bill Tilford, Head of Quantitative Strategies, including the RBC QUBE Global Equity mandate, a component of the PH&N Balanced Fund. His supervisory responsibilities will be transferred to Jaco van der Walt, Head of Research and Quantitative Investments. Bill Tilford’s last day at RBC will be October 31, 2021.
MFS Investment Management®
On June 30, 2021, MFS informed us that since July 2021, the firm is now a signatory of the
Net Zero Asset Managers
(NZAM) initiative. Launched in December 2020, NZAM is an international group of asset managers committed to supporting the goal of zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or earlier.
Mawer Investment Management
On July 8, 2021, Mawer announced that effective January 1, 2022, Peter Lampert, CFA, will take on the position of Senior Manager of the International Equities Strategy. David Ragan, CFA, will remain co-manager of this strategy.