MONTREAL, April 9, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank Securities (LBS) is hosting its second Annual Institutional Investor Conference in Montreal today.
In the wake of the great success of the first edition, some 45 companies accepted LBS' invitation to attend this year's Conference. These enterprises operate in such diverse activity sectors as industrials, technology, infrastructure, healthcare, real estate and agriculture, as well as special situations and consumer discretionary.
"The Conference is a unique opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises to present their strategies to institutional investors, and it facilitates and promotes exchange between these investors and the leaders of small cap companies," underlines Ben Vendittelli, Senior Vice-President, Institutional Equity. "The event also enables investors to gain exposure to new portfolio diversification opportunities offering excellent growth potential."
The Conference also serves to further solidify Laurentian Bank Securities' growing presence and enviable recognition within the small cap company niche. In fact, LBS is the only banking brokerage firm to specialize in this high-growth-potential sector.
The conference focuses on companies covered by Laurentian Bank Securities' Equity Research team. The detailed program is available at www.vmbl.ca.
About Laurentian Bank Securities
Laurentian Bank Securities (LBS), is an integrated full-service investment dealer, focusing on five lines of business. The well respected Institutional Fixed Income division has a strong presence in Government and Corporate underwritings, as well as in secondary markets. In addition, the Institutional Equity division is solidly established across the country and focuses on serving clients through research, trading and investment banking in the small capitalization sector. The fast-growing Retail division and Discount Brokerage division currently serve clients through 16 offices in Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba. Furthermore, LBS' corresponding business provides complete back office support to a wide range of customers.
SOURCE Laurentian Bank of Canada
For further information: Hélène Soulard, Assistant Vice-President, Communications, Laurentian Bank, 514 284-4500, ext. 8232