Monthly Archives: May 2020

IIAC seeks nominations for the 2020 IIAC Top Under 40 Award – Deadline Extended

IIAC seeks nominations for the 2020 IIAC Top Under 40 Award – Deadline Extended

The IIAC Top Under 40 Award recognizes and celebrates the new generation of highly motivated and talented young professionals whose drive, dedication, personal and professional qualities and accomplishments have brought distinction to the investment/financial industry.

The caliber of past nominees and Award recipients has been truly excellent and portends a bright future for the securities industry. Their passion for the investment business and commitment to giving back is worthy of acclaim. We are calling on members of the public to put forth the names of outstanding individuals for consideration for this year’s Award. Submit your nomination by clicking HERE. … Continue reading

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Remembering Robert Gouinlock (1929 – 2020)

Remembering Robert Gouinlock (1929 – 2020)

In Memoriam: It is with deep regret we observe the passing of Robert Gouinlock.

Robert was a respected and accomplished member of the investment community, and often consulted for his expertise. He was a participant on many industry committees and a founding Governor of the Canadian Securities Institute.

Robert first joined his father at Bell Gouinlock (which later merged with Pemberton Houston Willoughby) where he spent most of his career. In 1989, when Pemberton was absorbed into RBC Dominion Securities, Robert discovered the joy of working with people as an investment adviser. He served as Chair of the … Continue reading

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Remembering Benoit Lauzé (1964 – 2020)

Remembering Benoit Lauzé (1964 – 2020)

In Memoriam: It is with profound sadness we observe the passing of Benoit Lauzé, after a long struggle with cancer.

Benoit was a much-admired member of the investment community, and a respected member of the IIAC Board of Directors. His presence will be profoundly missed.

Benoit spent much of his career at CIBC Wood Gundy in Toronto. After a move back to Montreal, he joined the Investment Banking Department of CIBC, gradually assuming different leadership roles, before returning to Toronto as Head of CIBC’s Equity Capital Markets desk.

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