TORONTO, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - Jovian Capital Corporation ("Jovian")
(JVN: TSX-V) and its subsidiaries Jove Investment Management Inc. and
Gibraltar Consulting Group are pleased to announce the launch of the CIBC
Gartman Global Allocation Deposit Notes, Series 1. The Note will be
sub-advised by The Gartman Letter, L.C., the publisher of The Gartman Letter.
Its author, Dennis Gartman, is a leading global markets trader and analyst.
This Note is the first investment product ever to benefit from Mr. Gartman's
participation as investment advisor.
The performance of the Note will be linked to the Gartman Index, a
proprietary index offering long, short or neutral exposure in various
weightings to any combination of 22 underlying equity, commodity, bond and
currency sub-indices, as selected by Dennis Gartman on a monthly basis.
"We are delighted to be collaborating with CIBC and Dennis Gartman to
issue these Notes," said Raj Lala, President of Gibraltar Consulting Group.
"Dennis Gartman is one of North America's foremost commentators on the global
capital markets - we look forward to the application of his insight as advisor
to the Gartman Index."
"This is an exciting opportunity to apply my investing insight,
principles and rules to the Index for this Note," commented Dennis Gartman. "I
thank Gibraltar Consulting Group and CIBC for the opportunity to participate
in this innovative Note."
The Notes are 100% principal protected by CIBC, if held to maturity - a
six-year term. The CIBC Gartman Global Allocation Deposit Notes will be
available for sale until March 30, 2007.
For more information:
Visit: www.ppns.ca or www.cibcppn.com
About Dennis Gartman and The Gartman Letter L.C.
Dennis Gartman, the author of The Gartman Letter, has worked in the
capital markets since 1974. Born in Akron, Ohio, Gartman received his B.A.
from the University of Akron and M.A. from North Carolina State University.
After finishing his graduate work in the mid-1970s, he worked as an economist
for Cotton Inc., analyzing cotton supply/demand in the U.S. textile industry.
From there he went to North Carolina National Bank where he traded foreign
exchange and money market instruments.
In 1977, Mr. Gartman became the Chief Financial Futures Analyst for A.G.
Becker and Company in Chicago, where he also served as an independent member
of the Chicago Board of Trade, trading in treasury bond, treasury note and
GNMA futures contracts. In 1984, Mr. Gartman moved to Virginia to run the
futures brokerage operation for the Virginia National Bank, and in 1987 began
producing The Gartman Letter on a full-time basis. Subscribers to The Gartman
Letter include some of the top financial institutions in the world.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution providing
financial services to more than 11 million customers, including retail and
small business banking customers, as well as corporate and investment banking
About Jovian Capital Corporation
Jovian is a publicly-traded company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange
(JVN). Jovian is a management and holding company with interests in a variety
of financial service firms specializing in wealth(*) and asset(xx) management.
The Jovian group of companies operates as a national financial services
organization with approximately $13.5 billion of client assets ($4.9 billion
in assets under management and $8.6 billion in assets under administration).
(*)Wealth management entities include Convoy Capital Corporation, Jovfunds
Inc., MGI Securities Inc., MGI Securities (USA) Inc. and Rice Financial Group
Inc. (xx)Asset management entities include Accumulus Management Ltd., BetaPro
Management Inc., Charterhouse PSI Management Corporation, DOCP Management
Corp., Horizons Funds Inc., Jove Investment Management Inc., Jovfunds
Management Inc., Jovian Asset Management Inc., Leon Frazer & Associates Inc.,
Pescara Partners Inc., Taliesin Capital Inc., T.E. Wealth. Financial corporate
service entities include Felcom Data Services Inc. and Services Felcom Data
(Quebec) Inc./Felcom Data Services (Quebec) Inc.
The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this release.
For further information:
For further information: Don Sangster, Investor Relations, Jovian
Capital Corporation, (416) 933-5744; Raj Lala, President, Gibraltar Consulting
Group, (416) 601-2503