MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Authentic Asset Management Inc. is delighted to announce the hiring of Martin Trudel in Montreal.
Martin Trudel, MSc, CFA joins Authentic Asset Management Inc. (“AUTHENTIC”) in Montreal as Manager and Quantitative Trader, Portfolio Management, effective June 1, 2022. Mr. Trudel will contribute to the success of the company in several specific ways.
“Develop quantitative tools that will provide better structure for decision-making, strengthen the investment process and mitigate risk,” according to Christian Fournier, Director, Authentic Asset Management, to whom Mr. Trudel will report. “Furthermore, it is important to build and implement processes and techniques that improve trade execution. I’m confident in Martin’s ability to add value in these and other ways.
“We felt particularly encouraged to hire Martin with recent interest from institutional investors to launch the Authentic Event Driven Fund LP in partnership with the PGEQ and Innocap Investment Management Inc.“, commented Duncan Webster, President and CEO, Authentic Asset Management. AUTHENTIC’s event strategy has an 18-month track record of positive returns with negligible correlation to equity markets, positioning it as a true diversifier for institutional investors.
The success of the strategy highlights the importance of the process of allocating investments to sub-strategies to diversify risk, the judicious use of derivatives to collect convex return opportunities and the implementation of optimal hedges to mitigate risk. . Mr. Trudel’s work will support these activities.
Mr. Trudel previously worked for 9 years in various progressive roles at PSP Investments in Montreal. “With Martin’s commitment, we have the added benefit of accelerating our continued development and use of industry-leading systems and approaches to satisfy our current and future customers,” says Eric Green, Director, Authentic Asset Management with enthusiasm. Mr. Trudel’s work history ranges from risk, valuation, portfolio reporting to volatility modeling and in-house absolute return strategies involving relative value and arbitrage.
AUTHENTIC welcomes Martin Trudel to the AUTHENTIC team.
About Authentic Asset Management Inc.
AUTHENTIC is an independent portfolio management firm that has been providing a unique suite of product solutions to clients in Canada since 2015. The firm believes that investment opportunities vary as market forces change, with gains available for investors. experienced people who use thoughtful investment strategies and timely market exposures.