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Man Investments Opens Office in Calgary


Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Author: Fleishman-Hillard Press Release

New office opening identifies Western Canada as key growth market

 

Toronto, ON – October 1, 2008 – Today Man Investments, one of the world’s largest alternative investment firms, is proud to announce an expansion of its national presence in Canada by opening an office in Calgary on October 1, 2008. The announcement indicates Man Investments’ confidence in the continued financial growth of Western Canada and solidifies its commitment to providing clients across Canada with robust investment solutions. 

 

The expansion, spearheaded by Toreigh Stuart, CEO of Man Investments Canada Corp., will be staffed with Lawrence Berrigan, Executive Vice-President, Athas Kouvaras, Regional Sales Manager, and Jaclyn Britton, Internal Sales. The new location will act as a hub to Western Canada, and will facilitate Man investments ability to foster relationships with clients and distribution partners across the country. The new office will provide an opportunity for organic growth, while at the same time provide the Western region with increased access to Man Investments and fund managers.

 

“Our new presence in Calgary reflects the growing demand for alternative investment solutions to compliment the accelerated growth pattern in the region” says Stuart. “Calgary, and all of Western Canada, is home to an increasingly high number of sophisticated investors who demand unparalleled experience, high-quality service and access to a wide variety of products, funds and global markets.”

 

Man Investments is part of the Man Group plc, celebrating its 225th anniversary this year. With strong performance and a disciplined approach to investing, Man Investments provides investors with new diversification opportunities while providing protection from market downside risk.

 

Notes to Editors

Man is a world-leading alternative investment management business. With a broad range of funds for institutional and private investors globally, it is known for its performance, innovative product design and investor service. Man manages over USD 70 billion¹ and employs approximately 1,800 people in 13 countries worldwide.

 

The original business was founded in 1783. Today, the parent company, Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and ranked in the top 40 companies of the FTSE 100 Index, with a market capitalization of about USD 12 billion².

 

Man supports many awards, charities and initiatives around the world, including sponsorship of the Man Booker literary prizes and the Man Group International Climate Change Award. Further information can be found at www.mangroupplc.com.

 

¹At September 29, 2008

²At September 29, 2008

 

For further information please contact:

David Kaiser

Fleishman-Hillard

416-645-3682

david.kaiser@fleishman.ca