Prior to founding HGC, Dave was a Managing Partner at K2 Investment Management Inc, a Toronto based hedge fund. At K2 Dave developed significant expertise in merger arbitrage, participating in thousands of merger arb and spin-off situations, with a primary focus on the energy sector. This energy expertise led Dave to build a complete energy investment group within K2, opening offices in Calgary, and expanding energy investments to include mezz lending, distressed debt, and activist situations. Dave has served on several private and public company boards.
Sean began his investment career in 2011 as a merger arbitrage and special situations Analyst at a Toronto-based hedge fund. With over 7 years of experience Sean has been involved in hundreds of merger arb positions, and has become well versed in nuances of special situations. Sean holds an Honors BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.
In the role of Executive Vice President, Brett manages the business aspects of HGC including internal finance and service providers such as fund administration, legal and audit. Brett brings 20 years of investing experience in Canadian Hedge Funds and 8 years of experience in Operations, Sales and Marketing.
Prior to joining HGC, Chris worked as an Institutional Equity Sales Associate at a Canadian brokerage. Chris received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Applied Economics from Queen’s University and is a CFA Charterholder.
Prior to joining HGC, Stuart was the Canadian Chief Compliance Officer of an international electronic broker dealer. Previous to that, he worked in risk and compliance for two Canadian prime brokers. He has over 10 year of finance experience in both Canada and the UK. Stuart received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Belmont University and is currently working towards a Master of Science in Finance from Boston University.