TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Sprott Asset Management LP ("Sprott") is
pleased to announce that John Wilson will join Sprott as Senior
Portfolio Manager, subject to regulatory approval. In the coming
months, Sprott expects to launch new investment solutions with core
Canadian equity and core Canadian balanced mandates for which John will
serve as the lead manager.
"We are pleased to add a senior portfolio manager of John's calibre to
our team of investment professionals," said Peter Grosskopf, Chief
Executive Officer of Sprott Inc. "John has a history of delivering
superior performance to investors and will fit in well with our team
and culture. He is an independent thinker with a high conviction style
of investing and a strong focus on protecting capital."
"John's core expertise and strategy fall within the investment
categories that represent the largest pools of invested capital in
Canada," continued Mr. Grosskopf. "Our clients have been requesting
that we offer products in these areas and we are confident that these
strategies will be an ideal complement to our existing high-conviction
"Sprott has assembled one of the top investment teams in the industry,"
said John Wilson. "I am excited to be joining this group and look
forward to working with them to provide Sprott investors with new
investment options, designed to fit a wide range of risk tolerances and
investment time horizons."
Mr. Wilson has over 25 years of investment and business experience. Most
recently, he was Chief Investment Officer of Cumberland Private Wealth
Management. Previously, Mr. Wilson was the founder of DDX Capital
Partners, an alternative investment manager. Prior to that, he was
Managing Director and a top-rated technology analyst at RBC Capital
Markets; and previously, a Director at UBS Canada. Mr. Wilson is an MBA
graduate of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
About Sprott Asset Management LP
Sprott Asset Management LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sprott Inc., is
an investment manager dedicated to achieving outstanding returns for
its investors over the long-term. With a history dating back to 1981,
Sprott has a team of leading investment professionals that think
independently and have the courage to act on their convictions. Our
clients include individual and high-net-worth investors, institutions
and endowments. Please visit us at www.sprott.com to learn more about
our award-winning investment professionals and their market insights.
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contained herein does not constitute an offer or solicitation by anyone
in the United States or in any other jurisdiction in which such an
offer or solicitation is not authorized or to any person to whom it is
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