Celebrating, Supporting and Expanding Canada’s Hedge Fund Industry

2014 Hedge Fund Conference

October 21, 2014 at One King West Hotel in Toronto

Thanks to those who attended!

Information from / about the event:
pdf2014 CHFA Winners
pdf2014 CHFA Program

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Keynote Address:   Gary Ostoich, President, Spartan Fund Management Inc.


Panel One: Investors’ Views on Alternatives

Moderator: Chris Pitts CPA, CA; Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP

  • Davee Gunn, Principal, Prime Quadrant
  • Mark Purdy, Managing Director & CIO, Arrow Capital Management Inc.
  • Gary Ostoich, President, Spartan Fund Management Inc.
  • Craig Machel, Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Richardson GMP
  • Darren Coleman, SVP, Branch Manager & Portfolio Manager, Raymond James Ltd.



Networking Break


Panel Two: Correcting Risk/Reward Misconceptions

Moderator: Margaret McNee, Senior Partner, McMillan LLP

  • Colin Stewart, CEO & Portfolio Manager, J C Clark Ltd.
  • Richard Pilosof, Managing Partner, CEO & Head of Risk, RPIA
  • Blair Levinsky, Co-Founder & Portfolio Manager, Waratah Advisors
  • David Picton, President and Portfolio Manager, Picton Mahoney Asset Management

Reception – Food and Cocktails

6:30 – 8:00
Awards Ceremony: Seventh Annual Candian Hedge Fund Awards