TORONTO, October 19, 2011 — Kensington is pleased to announce Jeffrey Pike has joined Kensington Capital Partners Limited as Senior Vice-President, responsible for leading the sales, marketing and distribution development efforts, effective immediately.
Jeffrey has been involved in the financial services industry for over 25 years, with extensive senior experience in the Mutual Fund and Brokerage sectors. He has led numerous product and business development initiatives covering mutual funds, wrap programs, retirement solutions and private label investment programs.
“The opportunity is clear” says Jeffrey, “Kensington’s innovative investment approaches and expertise in Private Equity, Hedge and Infrastructure are tremendously appropriate for scrutiny from a much wider set of investors. The marketplace is ready for Kensington to creatively connect with Investment Advisors, HNW Wealth Managers and Investors across Canada.”
Tom Kennedy, Managing Director of Kensington adds “We have been building our investment and advisory activities in the alternative asset space for over fifteen years. We like the investment opportunities and believe Jeff is a great addition to our team, because he shares our passion for smart alternatives.”
Kensington is a leading Canadian investor in alternative investments, founded in 1996. Kensington is best known for its private equity investment programs, having committed over $550 million since 2002, and is also an active investor in infrastructure assets. In July Kensington acquired Manna Asset Management Inc, a multi-manager hedge fund. Institutional investors such as pension funds and professional asset managers, as well as high net-worth individuals and retail investors, hold Kensington funds. For more information on Kensington and current offerings, please visit www.kcpl.ca.
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