Justin Oliver has assumed the newly created role of Chief Investment Officer of Canaccord Genuity Funds.
The firm said Justin, a highly experienced investment professional, joined Canaccord UK over 20 years ago and has served as deputy IT manager for the central investment team since 2014.
In his new role, Justin will report to Andy Finch, CEO of CGWM International.
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The Canaccord Genuity Funds include a suite of five multi-manager funds with varying levels of risk and return, as well as the Canaccord Genuity Global Equity Fund.
The firm said Justin has made a significant contribution to the investment process and to the CGWM business as a whole and that his influence has been instrumental in the success of the Canaccord Genuity Funds.
Andy Finch, CEO of CGWM International, said, “Justin brings a wealth of experience to this role and has already made a major contribution to the success of the Canaccord Genuity Funds business. Over the past few years, we have established our firm as the outsourced investment partner of choice for financial advisors and the quality of our investment process has been key to achieving this.
“We look forward to building on the success of the Canaccord Genuity Funds under Justin’s dedicated investment leadership.”
Canaccord provides wealth management solutions and brokerage services to individual investors, private clients, charities and intermediaries. Its Blackpool office is in the Whitehills Industrial Estate.
Its latest set of numbers, for the third quarter of its fiscal year, showed an 18.2% increase in revenue.