PCMA RECOGNITION & AWARDS MC – 10:50 am
Andrew McCreath is BNN BLOOMBERG Markets Commentator, appearing on Business Day AM and Weekly with Andrew McCreath. He has over 20 years in the investment business with seven as a sell-side analyst and 14 as portfolio manager. This means he can provide valuable insight and perspective into the business world to BNN viewers, as he does on WEEKLY WITH ANDREW MCCREATH. McCreath helped start, build and sell two investment management businesses. First, in December of 1997 he was a founding shareholder of Synergy Mutual Funds and in 2004 he was the founding shareholder of Waterfall Investments, selling it to Sentry Investment in 2008. At Sentry, McCreath managed the Diversified Total Return mutual fund, winner of 2010 Lipper Award (Canadian focused equity category), and the Sentry Market Neutral Hedge Fund, winner of the 2010 Morningstar Canadian Investment Award for Best Relative Value Hedge Fund. During the Fall of 2012, McCreath launched another asset management (or investment management) company, Forge First Asset Management. McCreath has a BBA in Finance, an MBA in Economics from York University and he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.