Arrow and Blumont have come together under one roof, the Toronto-based firms announced Tuesday.
Arrow Capital Management ("Arrow") annouced the acquisition Tuesday after receiving all necessary approvals of applicable securities regulatory authoritiesa and completing the purchase of BluMont Capital Corporation (“BluMont”) from Integrated Asset Management Corp. (TSX:IAM) on Monday.
BluMont is the manager of the Exemplar Global Agriculture Fund, the Exemplar Global Infrastructure Fund, the Exemplar Leaders Fund, the Exemplar Timber Fund, the Exemplar Yield Fund, the Exemplar Canadian Focus Portfolio and the Exemplar Diversified Portfolio (the “Exemplar Funds”). Arrow will continue to use the Exemplar Funds brand for our actively managed prospectus offered mutual funds.
Effective immediately, James McGovern, Chief Executive Officer of Arrow and Robert Maxwell, Chief Financial Officer of Arrow, will become the respective Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of BluMont. Also, Mr. McGovern and Mr. Maxwell have been appointed as directors of BluMont, such that the board of directors of BluMont will be comprised of James McGovern, Robert Maxwell and Veronika Hirsch. The same individuals also are now the officers and directors of the Exemplar Portfolios Ltd., which includes the Exemplar Canadian Focus Portfolio class of shares and the Exemplar Diversified Portfolio class of shares. (continued on Page 2.)