TSX Symbol: CIX
TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2011 /CNW/ - CI Financial Corp. ("CI") is pleased to
announce the appointment of Clay Horner, an internationally recognized
leading legal advisor for mergers and acquisitions, to its Board of
Mr. Horner, Partner and Chair of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP,
specializes in corporate finance, securities and mergers and
acquisitions, including cross-border transactions.
He is a highly respected lawyer who has been named by the 2011
International Who's Who Legal as one of the Top 10 most highly regarded
M&A individuals in the world, making him the only Canadian on the list.
He is also ranked by the 2011 Chambers Global guide to the world's
leading lawyers as being in the top tier for corporate and M&A
practitioners. He holds law degrees from Harvard University and the
University of Toronto.
"Clay is one of the top M&A advisors in Canada, with extensive
experience in significant transactions in Canada, the U.S. and
internationally," said William T. Holland, Executive Chairman of CI.
"He has been providing advice to CI's Board for many years and is very
knowledgeable about the asset management industry. We are delighted to
have someone of his stature and expertise on our Board."
With this appointment, CI's Board will have 10 members, of which eight
CI Financial Corp. (TSX: CIX) is an independent, Canadian-owned wealth
management company with approximately $92.2 billion in assets as of
October 31, 2011. CI offers a broad range of investment products and
services, including an industry-leading selection of investment funds,
and is on the Web at www.ci.com/cix.
SOURCE CI Financial Corp.
For further information:
William T. Holland
CI Financial Corp.