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Hong Kong, China; As he steps up to the podium to address the eager lunchtime crowd, Gordon Campbell is clearly among friends. The B.C. premier cuts a striking yet businesslike figure in a dark suit and ice-blue tie. Studded with inside jokes and dropped names, Campbell’s speech is vintage B.C. boosterism.
There are days when Randy Heward envies his buddies back in Vancouver, the ones who shared his enthusiasm for business but weren’t plagued by the burning desire to launch a firm in a foreign land. When North American toy makers began...
Local corporate execs hear the warning constantly: ‘If you don’t have an Asia-Pacific market strategy, you better get one. Fast.’ But what’s lacking are the specifics for scaling the wall – on-the-ground tales from entrepreneurs who have cracked Asia, often after a few missteps, and have the revenues to prove it.
David Levi vows to conquer the Canadian LSF landscape. GrowthWorks is the only labour-sponsored fund manager to cross provincial boundaries and, once it’s completed a series of mergers, will have four major labour-sponsored funds as well as three private funds for a total of $850 million under management.
Canaccord Capital Corp., Canada’s largest independent investment dealer and a Howe Street institution, is rolling in good news: revenues are up, profits are moving in the same direction and its new London office is slammed with business.
John Montalbano’s first task as the new head of Canada’s largest privately owned money management firm was to ban the role of CEO. The move gives more airtime to the company’s line that it’s all about the clients, and the...