Connor, Clark & Lunn Managed Portfolios Expands into Atlantic Canada

    TORONTO, Feb. 25 /CNW/ - Connor, Clark & Lunn Managed Portfolios Inc.
(CC&L Managed Portfolios) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shawn
O'Brien as Vice President for Atlantic Canada. Shawn will lead the sales and
service efforts for the managed portfolio program from Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    "We recognize the importance of Atlantic Canada to our business," said
Nick Mancini, President and CEO of CC&L Managed Portfolios. "The best way to
meet the needs of advisors in the region is to recruit high-calibre
individuals like Shawn who understand advisors' practices, and bring with them
a track record of success in the industry."
    Shawn brings his over 20 years of experience in the industry to CC&L
Managed Portfolios. He has worked as an advisor and has held several senior
management positions across both manufacturing and distribution in Atlantic
Canada, Quebec, and Ontario.
    Over the past several years, Shawn has been working with financial
advisors across Canada to redefine and build stronger advisory practices. He
has been a featured speaker on television and radio, and currently writes a
practice management column for an industry web site.

    About Connor, Clark & Lunn Managed Portfolios Inc.

    CC&L Managed Portfolios Inc. offers a suite of six broadly diversified
investment portfolios to clients with minimum investable assets of $100,000
through a select group of financial advisors. As part of the Connor, Clark &
Lunn Financial Group they are able to provide the expertise of institutional
investment managers to meet the needs of individual investors.
    Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group is a multi-boutique asset management
firm responsible for the investment of over $37 billion in financial assets
through its investment managers on behalf of institutional, private and retail
clients. Their broad range of investment management services are delivered to
pension funds, capital accumulation plans, foundations and endowments, mutual
funds and individual investors through offices in Vancouver, Edmonton,
Calgary, Regina, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

For further information:

For further information: please visit or
contact: Craig Swistun, Vice President, Marketing & Development, Connor, Clark
& Lunn Managed Portfolios Inc., (416) 214-2026,,

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