TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Excel Funds Management Inc. (Excel
Funds), Canada's Authority in Emerging Markets, is proud to announce
the appointment of Christine Tan to the role of Portfolio Manager.
Working alongside our Senior Portfolio Manager, David Kunselman, and
award winning Excel Investment Counsel Inc., Ms. Tan will add
significant value to the Excel Funds family of products with her solid
track record, top quartile performance and extensive research in the
"Ms. Tan will complement our team and strengthen our overall investment
management capabilities", said Bhim D. Asdhir, President and CEO of
Excel Funds. Ms. Tan's high conviction investment style and performance
focus furthers Excel Funds commitment to financial professionals and
In her over 10 years in the financial industry, Ms. Tan was most
recently a portfolio manager at Gluskin Sheff & Associates, a
pre-eminent wealth manager serving high net worth private clients and
institutional investors, where she co-managed a $1 billion equity fund.
Conversational in several language including French, Italian and
Mandarin, Ms. Tan's extensive experience includes research, mergers and
acquisitions as well as equity financing.
"We are truly excited to have Christine on board", Mr. Asdhir concluded,
"over the next five years the emerging markets will become an essential
allocation in every portfolio and with the addition of Christine to our
in-house and on-the-ground award winning teams, we are ideally
positioned to deliver solid performance to Canadian investors."
About Excel Funds
Excel Funds Management Inc. is a multiple Lipper Award winning company,
and Canada's only emerging markets focused mutual fund provider. For
over 14 years, we have been partnering exclusively with best in class,
on-the-ground portfolio managers that bring Canadian investors
firsthand insight and expertise in these flourishing economies. Through
our funds, investors gain early exposure to companies positioned to
become future leaders in some of the world's fastest growing markets.
Excel Funds maintains a highly ranked fund family that is focused on
emerging market growth opportunities.
SOURCE: Excel Funds Management Inc.
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For further information, please contact your financial advisor, call our investor relations line at 1-888-813-9813 or visit our website at www.excelfunds.com.
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