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Tricon Capital Group Announces Q2 2015 Results and Changes to Senior Management Team

Tricon Capital Group Inc. today announced its consolidated financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015

Published: 19Aug2015

Is this video software company set to take hockey analytics to the next level?

What actually happened? What was actually important? Those are water cooler questions that go back a long time. They’re also questions that hockey’s number-crunchers have been chasing for some time now. The challenge in answering those questions, since day one, has been the quality of data.
... Buntin is the CEO of SportLogiq, the Montreal-based tech startup which is looking to change the way coaches, scouts, players, fans and broadcasters look at the game.

Published: 19Aug2015

Vermögensverwalter Blackrock der "große Elefant im Teich"

Groß ist gleich gefährlich, diese Gleichung wird spätestens seit der Finanzkrise aufgemacht. Sie gilt für Banken, die als zu "big to fail" bezeichnet wurden.
... Massimo Massa lehrt an der französischen Business School Insead, Davi Schumacher an der McGill University in Montreal und Yan Wang an der Erasmus-Universität in Rotterdam. Der Kern ihrer Untersuchung: Aneger werden dann nervös, wenn sie zu viele Aktien in einer Hand sehen. 

Published: 18Aug2015

Research Proposal Presentation: Mr. Abdolmanaf Zargoush


Mr. Abdolmanaf Zargoush, a doctoral student at McGill University in the CREATE Program will be presenting his research proposal entitled:

Homecoming 2015

Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1G5, CA

We invite alumni with degree years ending in 5 and 0 to reconnect and reminisce, share accomplishments, and celebrate achievements at Homecoming on October 22 - 25, 2015.

Desautels Homecoming Events:

Open House 2015

Bronfman Building 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5, CA

Geoffroy en pleine ascension

Il y a un mois, Geoffroy lançait le vidéoclip et la chanson You Say, premier extrait d’un EP qui paraîtra cet automne. La pièce, fort accrocheuse, marie brillamment le folk à l’électro. 

Read full artcle: Le Journal de Montréal, August 7, 2015

Published: 13Aug2015

Yogurt maker builds Cult following but aims for mainstream sales

The chain of events that culminated in the creation of Cult Yogourt began 15 years ago, when Montreal resident Adam Coape-Arnold drank unfiltered water during a stay at a coffee plantation in Costa Rica.”I got a parasite,” said Coape-Arnold. “It did a number on my gastrointestinal system. I lost my energy, my joie de vivre. I became lactose-intolerant. I never really got over it until I started taking probiotics.”

Published: 13Aug2015

Asset Manager M&A Leads to Improved Fund Performance: Study

Beyond the potential financial benefits of an M&A deal, two of the biggest payouts for asset managers are access to investment expertise and new markets. 
... “We have solid evidence that there are positive synergies for both firms,” says David Schumacher, an assistant professor of Finance at McGill University and co-author of the study.

Published: 13Aug2015

Who’s Afraid of BlackRock?

With US$4-5tn of assets directly under its control, BlackRock is a giant among giants in the financial world, and until recently was firmly under the eye of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
... To this end my colleagues David Schumacher, Assistant Professor of Finance at McGill University, Yan Wang, Assistant Professor at Erasmus University and I examined the impact of the 2009 acquisition by BlackRock of Barclays Global Investors (BGI) on a cross section of stocks globally.

Published: 13Aug2015