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Discover how Alternative ETFs can answer investors’ needs with funds that seek to achieve positive returns in both positive or negative equity market conditions.

Join us at the webinar, live on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 1:00 pm ET, Alternative ETFs: Learn how to differentiate yourself and discover how you can answer investors’ needs with Alternative ETFs that seek to generate alpha through unique long/short equity strategies. They are designed for investors aiming for stable positive returns and low volatility in all market conditions and will aim to provide uncorrelated returns with all asset classes.

Moderated by:
Glen Wyllie - Regional Vice-President, Sales, Western Canada, Desjardins Investment Solutions

Presented by:
Maxime Chevalier – Expert Advisor, Alternative Strategies – Desjardins Global Asset Management
Tommy Nguyen - Manager and Head of Global Equities – Desjardins Global Asset Management

Register Now and get IIROC CE credits (pending approval)*

*Note: CE accreditation for this webinar is pending approval. CE accreditation is powered by CE Corner and the CE Corner team will be applying to IIROC for continuing education credits. You will receive an email notification when your CE certificate is ready, which can take up to one month after attending the live webinar.

About the moderator

Glen Wyllie

Regional Vice-President, Sales, Western Canada, Desjardins Investment Solutions

Glen has been working in the financial industry for almost 20 yrs. He started out as an advisor and has spent the last 15 years working as a wholesaler. Originally from Montreal, he and his family have been living in Halifax for the last decade. He earned a BA in economics from Concordia and graduate degree in management from McGill.

Glen took up running about 5 years ago and has since run several half-marathons.

About the presenters

Maxime Chevalier

Expert Advisor, Alternative Strategies – Desjardins Global Asset Management

As an Expert Advisor, Maxime specializes in the analysis of alternative strategies. With in-depth knowledge of the financial markets and a passion for quantitative analysis, he offers skills that complement those of the other members of the Business Development and Client Relationship Maxime joined DGAM in 2022 with 12 years of experience in investment risk management and other portfolio management related activities. After starting his career at Standard Life Investment as a quantitative portfolio management specialist, Maxime held various positions in the industry. Recently, as a Manager at KPMG, he advised investment teams at CPPIB, CDPQ and other Canadian pension funds on how to adopt best investment risk management practices.

Maxime holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Polytechnique de Montréal and a Master of Science in Financial Engineering from Université Laval.

Tommy Nguyen

Manager and Head of Global Equities – Desjardins Global Asset Management

Tommy Nguyen is the co-lead manager of the Market Neutral Strategy and manages the DGAM Canadian Equity portfolios. Tommy is responsible for the analysis of the energy and gold and precious metal sectors. Prior to joining Desjardins Global Asset Management in 2015, he was managing portfolios for Professionals Financial and Palos Management. He has been working in the financial industry since 2003.

Mr. Nguyen holds a bachelors' degree in software engineering from Concordia University and an executive master’s degree in business administration from Athabasca University.

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