TORONTO, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ – Bristol Gate Capital Partners, a leader in dividend growth investing, announced today that Reyer Barel, Co-Chief Investment Officer, will pursue his long-held career aspirations in academia. He will be enrolling in a full time PhD program, an ambitious undertaking which we fully support. Following a brief transition, it is expected that he will leave the firm in mid-May. Peter Simmie, CIO, will assume responsibility for the firm’s Data Science and Fundamental Research teams. Portfolio decisions will continue to be made by the firm’s Investment Committee.
We are pleased to announce that Izet Elmazi, CPA, CA, CFA has joined the firm as a Senior Portfolio Manager*. Izet was most recently at Goodman & Company Investment Counsel and previously had spent eight years with 1832 Asset Management (formerly Dynamic Funds). Izet has a B. Comm degree from the University of Toronto.
We are also pleased to welcome Katie Taylor CPA, CA as the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer*. Katie was in the same role with Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. for the past six years following a steady progression of roles in the firm’s finance and compliance areas. Katie has a B. Comm degree from Queen’s University.
President, Bristol Gate Capital Partners,