Next Edge Capital Corp.

Office address: 1 Toronto Street, Suite 200 Toronto, ON M5C 2V6
Year established: 2006
Company type: asset management
Employees: 11 to 50
Expertise: investment solutions, alternative investments, private debt, private lending, and biotech
Parent company: N.A.
CEO and key people: Robert Anton, President and Founding Partner
Financing status: corporate backed or acquired

Next Edge Capital is a Toronto-based asset fund manager specializing in alternative investments. It has raised $3 billion of alternative assets in Canada (out of this amount, $2 billion was raised at a previous firm).

Next Edge Capital was established in 2006 as Man Investments Canada Corp. After a management buyout in 2014, Man Investments was renamed Next Edge Capital Corp.

Throughout the years, Next Edge Capital launched alternative mutual funds such as the Next Edge Strategic Metals and Commodities Fund (2019) and Next Edge Biotech and Life Sciences Opportunities Fund (2021). Today, Next Edge Capital is a leading distributor of alternative, private credit, and value-added funds in Canada.

Next Edge Capital provides a variety of products and services to its portfolio companies, such as:

  • alternative investments
  • private credit funds
  • value-added solutions

Next Edge Capital provides leading-edge products and services to its investors. It has carved a niche in the alternative investments space, offering clients “access to what’s next”.

For over 20 years, the team at Next Edge Capital has launched innovative investment solutions. They are high-caliber professionals with the knowledge and expertise to support clients in their investment decisions.

Robert Anton is the President and Founding Partner of Next Edge Capital. Anton has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years.

Before joining Next Edge Capital, Anton was with BluMont capital from 2001 to 2006. He moved to Man Investments, Next Edge Capital’s predecessor company, in 2006. He took over as Next Edge Capital’s President and Partner in 2014.

Anton holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo. He is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA). He is an active member of CAASA (Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets) and AIMA Canada (Alternative Investment Management Association).

Next Edge Capital pursues innovation through its offerings and expert services. The firm continues to build on its expertise in alternative, private credit, and value-added funds for the Canadian investor.

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