TORONTO, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Aston Hill Asset Management Inc. ("Aston
Hill") is pleased to announce the appointment of Aston Hill Vice
President & Portfolio Manager Jeffrey Burchell to the position of
co-Chief Investment Officer. Effective immediately, Jeff will be
sharing the title with CIO Ben Cheng.
"I have had the privilege of working alongside Jeff since he joined
Aston Hill in 2010. His promotion to co-CIO is in recognition of his
performance, the contribution he's made to our investment team, and the
insight he brings to Aston Hill," said Ben Cheng. "Jeff's investment
expertise will be invaluable for our team and I look forward to his
contribution to our continued success."
Jeff joined Aston Hill in 2010 after several years managing alternative
portfolios at a prominent Canadian alternative investment manager. He
brings fifteen years of industry experience in the areas of portfolio
management, equity research and trading across asset classes with a
strong focus in the U.S. Jeff's prior investment experience includes
various research and sales roles on the sell-side at several Canadian
banks. Since joining Aston Hill, Jeff has been responsible for managing
portfolio investments primarily in North American equities, leveraging
his expertise in alternative strategies involving traditional
fundamental analysis across a broad universe of stocks. Jeff holds the
Chartered Financial Analyst designation as well as a M.B.A. and Law
degree from Dalhousie University.
About Aston Hill
Aston Hill is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aston Hill Financial Inc.
(TSX: AHF). Aston Hill Financial Inc. is a diversified asset management
company with a suite of retail mutual funds, closed end funds, private
equity funds, hedge funds and segregated institutional funds. Aston
Hill Financial is also engaged in the administration of Argent Energy
Trust (TSX: AET.UN). Aston Hill Financial has offices in Calgary,
Toronto and Halifax.
SOURCE: Aston Hill Asset Management Inc.
For further information:
Michael J. Killeen
Aston Hill Asset Management Inc.