This year, McGill University celebrates the 10th anniversary of Desautels Capital Management (DCM), Canada’s first university-owned, student-run investment management firm. The DCM Annual Reception took place on October 3, 2019, at the McGill Faculty Club.
Desautels Capital Management welcomed more than 30 industry professionals to meet fund analysts representing both the Honours in Investment Management and the Master of Management in Finance programs. Student Analysts included Rakan Lamy, Stanislav Timoshenko, Olivier Arsenault, Mathew Kwan, Pier-Olivier Laflèche and Mitch McEwen. They provided an overview on fund performance, explained DCM's approach to quant strategies and socially responsible investing, and presented two stock pitches and a bond pitch.
This event was well attended by industry leaders from various companies including Applied Research Investments, DNA CAPITAL, Burgundy Asset Management, Fiera Comox Partners, RBC Dominion Securities, Caisse de dépôt placement du Québec, PSP Investments, DESJARDINS, Mackenzie Investments, Knowledge from the Heart, Bornite Capital, RBC PH&N Investment Counsel, BDG et Associés, Cordiant Capital, 6elm Capital, Quantum Management Services Ltd, DEK Investments LLC, Capespan North America Inc., TD Securities, Lester Asset Management Inc., National Bank, Canadian National Railway Pension Fund, Kounavios Consulting Inc. , LETKO BROSSEAU & ASSOC, VAN BERKOM AND ASSOCIATES, MKB, CDPQ, JPH International, Jarislowsky Fraser, Préfontaine Capital Inc., Addenda Capital, Rosen Partnership, WSP , BCA Research and CN.