TORONTO, April 10 /CNW/ - VentureLink LP is pleased to announce the
appointment of Brian R. Fraser as the Senior Vice-President of Sales. Mr.
Fraser brings significant experience in the investment industry to the role.
Mr. Fraser joined the VentureLink sales force in May 2006 as the Regional
Vice-President for the Niagara Region. Prior to joining the VentureLink team,
he served in several senior roles within the financial services industry,
including Regional Vice-President, Sales with VenGrowth Asset Management Inc.
and District Sales Manager, Institutional Sales (Western Canada) with Fidelity
Investments Canada Limited.
As head of VentureLink's sales team, Mr. Fraser is mandated to build and
manage the regional sales teams, develop the firm's marketing strategy and
maintain and build VentureLink's relationships with advisors and financial
"We are very pleased to appoint Brian to this new role within the
VentureLink family," said John Varghese, Managing Director of VentureLink LP.
"His valuable experience in the investment fund industry makes him an ideal
choice to lead our sales team, enhance the service and support we provide to
advisors and raise the profile of the VentureLink funds."
The VentureLink Group of Funds is a diverse group of four
labour-sponsored funds (LSIF). VentureLink LP was a pioneer in bringing funds
focused on mezzanine debt to the LSIF market. With this approach, investors
benefit from the security of debt positions along with the growth potential of
equity holdings. The VentureLink management team has extensive experience in
venture capital investing and in managing and providing advice to businesses.
VentureLink maintains a strong relationship with CI Financial Income Fund,
which provides client services and client account administration to the funds.
More information about the VentureLink funds is available at
For further information:
For further information: John Varghese, Managing Director, VentureLink
LP, (416) 681-6371