CC&L expands sales team south of the border

Canadian asset management firm Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd (CC&L) has expanded its sales team in the United States. Kieran Brennan has joined the firm’s office in New York as vice president, institutional sales. Brennan, who previously worked for First Eagle Investment Management, will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with investment consultants and institutional investors. Based in Toronto, CC&L’s private market activity includes its infrastructure division and partnership with private equity firm Banyan Capital Partners.


Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group Expands US Sales Team

New York – June 17, 2015

Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd. (CC&L Financial Group), one of the largest independent and privately owned asset managers in Canada whose affiliate investment managers collectively manage over US$47 billion in assets, today announced that Kieran Brennan has joined Eric Hasenauer, Senior Vice President and Head of Institutional Sales, USA, and Gary Simonette, Vice President of Institutional Sales, USA in our New York office as Vice President Institutional Sales, USA.

“We’re very excited to have Kieran join our team,” said Eric Hasenauer, “his addition will expand our outreach to the institutional investor community as we continue to leverage our multi-boutique structure in order to offer innovative solutions designed to help investors achieve their goals.”

Working closely with Eric and Gary, Kieran will be responsible for helping the team develop and manage relationships with investment consultants and institutional investors across the United States. Kieran comes to CC&L Financial Group from First Eagle Investment Management where he worked in institutional marketing and client service.

Since opening the US office in June 2013, the team has signed several significant clients, and with this recent expansion of the team seeks to grow the client base considerably while continuing to bring unique strategies to US investors.

About Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group
CC&L Financial Group is a multi-boutique asset management company that provides a broad range of investment products and services to institutional, high net worth and retail investors. With offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, London (England) and New York, CC&L Financial Group and its affiliates are collectively responsible for the management of approximately US$47 billion in assets as at March 31, 2015.

For further information contact:
Eric Hasenauer Greig McKenzie
SVP and Head of Institutional Sales, USA Chief Marketing Officer
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