Montreal

Mogo, Moka, some Montreal players and the El Mocambo's Michael Wekerle
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From zero to $50m exit in 4 years.

Fintech

GameStop: Two Montrealers among biggest winners: Richard Mashaal of Senvest and Ryan Cohen
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My sister publication, The Wall Street Journal, has reported on a $700m gain on GameStop, now fully realized, by a hedge fund operated by Senvest Management. Montreal connoisseurs will know that Senvest has roots in Montreal and is part of a TSX-listed holding company, Senvest Capital. It was originally started

Hedge funds

Montreal family office conned by American She-Wolf
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Montreal entrepreneur Ariel Shlien is the victim of a Ponzi scheme.

Family offices

Walter Global Asset Management wants to back money managers...sad!
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A wealthy Montreal family office wants to invest in emerging managers, for some reason.

Family offices

Barrage Capital : The One Direction of Hedge Funds
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Montreal Buffett disciples with intriguing performance.

Hedge funds

Philip Fayer of Nuvei - Move over Mike Katchen, there's a new king of fintech - with unicorn status
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A financing last week minted Canada’s first fintech unicorn. Nuvei, a Montreal based payments processor, raised US $270 million at a US $2 B valuation. Nuvei was started by Philip Fayer in 2003, when he was 24 years old. Philip started the company while taking some time off from

Fintech

Francois Rochon of Giverny Capital: The real Warren Buffett of Canada
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Calling a successful investor the "Warren Buffett" of X is a journalistic cliché. Often, the people so described have very little in common with Buffett's approach. Many managers cover themselves in the cloak of Buffett. But few are truly close adherents to his strategy. Francois Rochon of Giverny Capital is

Money Managers

Sagard Holdings, Power Corp's answer to Blackstone, has made $27 million since 2005
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Who is providing capital to media darling Wealthsimple? Power and affiliates? Wrong! You are clearly no Vladimir Putin. Companies don’t make decisions, humans make decisions. Paul Desmarais III is the driving force behind the fintech initiatives at Power. But Paul III is not in charge of Power. His father

Private Equity