Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. announces the appointment of Antony Solomon as Vice-President & Strategist

Antony Solomon joins as a senior member of the Company's Investment Management team.

TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. ("Gluskin Sheff" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Antony Solomon has joined the team in Toronto as Vice-President & Strategist, Alternative Investments.

Mr. Solomon will work alongside Bill Webb, Executive Vice-President & Chief Investment Officer and Jeff Moody, Executive Vice-President, Investments & Client Service in further developing the Company's focus on alternative strategies.

"I am extremely excited to have Tony join our team. He is an astute investor, and I believe he will greatly aid the tactical side of our alternative investments business," said Jeremy Freedman, President & Chief Executive Officer. "We look for ways to ensure that the talent we have to serve our clients remains the best in the business, and with Tony's addition we have again raised the bar."

Mr. Solomon has held senior positions with TD Securities, as a Managing Director both in the Debt Capital Markets and Strategic Acquisitions areas, and with Merrill Lynch Canada, where his last position was Co-President.

Mr. Solomon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in economics from McGill University and a Masters of Business Administration degree majoring in finance from Boston University.

Founded in 1984, Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. is one of Canada's pre-eminent wealth management firms serving high net worth private clients and institutional investors. Gluskin Sheff offers equity and fixed income investment portfolios in addition to being one of the largest managers of alternative investments in Canada. The Company's Subordinate Voting Shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "GS". For more information about the Company, please visit our website at www.gluskinsheff.com.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements relating to Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.'s business and the environment in which it operates. These statements are based on the Company's expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to control or predict. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's regulatory filings available on the Company's website at www.gluskinsheff.com or at www.sedar.com. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. Readers, therefore, should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, a forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any such statement or to reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances.

SOURCE Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc.

For further information:

M. Corey Goldman
Director, Marketing & Communications
416.681.6033


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