Laurentian Bank Securities organizes its first Canadian Small Cap Conference for institutional investors

MONTREAL, March 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank Securities (LBS) will be hosting its first annual Canadian Small Cap Conference for institutional investors on Thursday, April 10, 2014. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, located in downtown Montréal.

"Small and medium-sized enterprises represent a very large part of the Canadian economy. The purpose of this conference is to offer them an opportunity to highlight their strategies among institutional investors and will also facilitate and promote exchange between institutional investors and the leaders of more than 30 small cap companies," explains Ben Vendittelli, Senior Vice-President, Institutional Equity. "The event will also enable investors to gain exposure to new portfolio diversification opportunities offering excellent growth potential and represents another investment that LBS is making to service its clients."

The event will also serve to further solidify LBS' increasing presence within the small cap market, where it has built a formidable reputation over the years as a firm of choice within the small cap segment.

Eight sectors will be represented at the full-day conference. These sectors include industrials, technology, infrastructure, healthcare, real estate, agriculture, special situations and consumer discretionary. The conference will focus on companies covered by Laurentian Bank Securities' Equity Research team.

About Laurentian Bank Securities

Laurentian Bank Securities (LBS), is an integrated, full-service investment broker encompassing four fundamental business lines. Its Institutional Fixed Income division has a solid presence throughout Canada and is actively involved in government and corporate underwriting financing, as well as in secondary markets. For its part, LBS' Institutional Equity division provides clients with research, negotiation and corporate financing services within the small cap sector. Operating 16 offices in Québec, Ontario and Manitoba, its Retail Brokerage Services division continues to grow rapidly, and in its role as a carrier broker, LBS also provides a full range of back-office support services to a diverse clientele.

SOURCE Laurentian Bank Securities

For further information:

Mary-Claude Tardif
Public Relations Advisor
514 284-4500, ext. 4695
mary-claude.tardif@banquelaurentienne.ca