TORONTO, Feb. 5 /CNW/ - Jovian Capital Corporation ("Jovian") (JOV:TSX) and its subsidiary JovInvestment Management Inc. ("JovInvestment") are pleased to announce that Stephen Rogers has joined JovInvestment as Vice-President and Portfolio Manager and will lead the team responsible for managing U.S. equity mandates, including the new Horizons AlphaPro North American Growth ETF, which has been conditionally approved for listing on the TSX under the ticker symbol HAW.
Steve has over 25 years of experience in the investment funds industry, most recently guiding the Mavrix North American Growth Fund to first quartile performance among its U.S. equity peers. As Senior Vice-President at AGF Management Ltd. Steve won numerous accolades including "Best U.S. Equity Fund" at the 1998 Canadian Mutual Fund Awards, and was named "U.S. Equity Manager of the Decade" in Gordon Pape's Year 2000 "Guide to Mutual Funds". Steve was also the founder and President of Albireo Asset Management Corp., specializing in sector specific hedge fund strategies. He has an MBA and B.Comm. from the University of Toronto.
"We are thrilled to strengthen our team of investment professionals with such a skilled and experienced asset manager," said Steven J. Hawkins, President, JovInvestment. "His solid reputation and track record speaks for itself and adds to our organization's growing presence in Canada."
About JovInvestment Management Inc.
JovInvestment is a member of the Jovian Capital group of companies and provides investment advisory and administration services to a broad range of clients, including ETFs, public mutual funds, closed-end funds, hedge funds and principal protected notes. JovInvestment manages more than $3.3 billion in assets under management as at January 31, 2010.
About Jovian Capital Corporation
Jovian acquires, creates and grows financial services companies specializing in wealth and asset management. The Jovian group of companies (AlphaPro Management Inc., BetaPro Management Inc., Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc., Horizons Funds Inc., JovFunds Management Inc., JovInvestment Management Inc., Leon Frazer & Associates Inc., MGI Financial Inc., MGI Securities Inc., MGI Securities (USA) Inc. and T.E. Wealth) manages $12.0 billion of client assets ($7.0 billion in assets under management and $5.0 billion in assets under administration). Additional information is available at www.joviancapital.com and www.sedar.com.
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For further information: For further information: Steven J. Hawkins, President and COO, JovInvestment Management Inc., (416) 601-2442; or Don Sangster, Investor Relations, Jovian Capital Corporation, (416) 933-5744; or Philip Armstrong, Chief Executive Officer, Jovian Capital Corporation, (416) 933-5752