Waratah Alternative Equity Income Fund

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Our mandate is to consistently grow

your capital while protecting it against loss.

grow and protect your wealth

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Summerhill Resorts Ltd.

A UNIQUE NICHE REAL ESTATE PRIVATE EQUITY OPPORTUNITY

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Lithium Royalty Corp.

THE ELECTRIFICATION OF TRANSPORTATION

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Waratah Alternative ESG Fund

THE INTEGRATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL,

SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE FACTORS

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Waratah Capital Advisors is a Toronto-based asset manager that specializes in alternative strategies.

Waratah manages over $1.5 billion in assets from high-net-worth individuals, family offices, foundations, Canadian bank platforms, and pension funds. With a team of 34 experienced professionals, Waratah combines intensive research-driven stock selection with a disciplined and robust risk management program. Founders and employees collectively represent over $100 million of the firm’s assets under management.

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Strength in numbers

Meet the Team

We are a skilled team of 34 investment and business professionals. Our Executive Committee has varying backgrounds in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, portfolio management and optimization, investment banking, and sell side research. The team is also well positioned to meet the challenges in the constantly changing environment with expertise in risk, prime brokerage, operations, and corporate finance.

Blair
Levinsky

Co-Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer

Blair is Co-Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Waratah Capital Advisors.

Blair manages the Company’s strategic growth and direction, is the Co-Head of the Executive Committee, as well as a majority shareholder of Waratah. In addition, he is a Portfolio Manager on several of the Waratah strategies and the Co-Chairman of Waratah’s Lithium Royalty Corporation.

Prior to founding Waratah, Blair was a Managing Director at TD Securities, where he held several positions over 11 years within the institutional equities, equity capital markets and mergers & acquisitions groups.

Blair holds a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University, as well as a Master’s in Business Administration, and received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Western Ontario. He is also a Director of Women’s College Hospital Foundation and serves as a member of its Investment Committee.

Assistant:

Brad
Dunkley

Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer and Chief Risk Officer

Brad is Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer, and Chief Risk Officer of Waratah Capital Advisors.

Brad is the lead Portfolio Manager, and oversees all investing and risk management activities. Brad is a majority shareholder, and Co-Heads the firm’s Executive Committee.

Prior to founding Waratah in 2010, Brad distinguished himself as an astute investor, managing several equity long/short strategies at a Canadian money manager totalling $1 billion from 1998 to 2010.

Brad holds a CFA designation and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, where he was a gold medal recipient for academic achievement.

Assistant:

Dimitri
Michalopoulos

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Dimitri Michalopoulos is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Waratah Capital Advisors.

Dimitri joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2010. Dimitri is a shareholder as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Dimitri oversees and leads business operations, finance, compliance and corporate governance at Waratah.

Prior to joining Waratah, Dimitri worked at BMO Financial Group, where he was Head of Enterprise Reconciliations. Dimitri also developed and ran Market Operations and Client Service for Alpha Trading Systems, and was Vice-President of Operations for Institutional Equities, Fixed-Income, and Prime Brokerage at TD Securities.

Dimitri serves as the Chairman of the Reaching for Stars Children’s Foundation, a grassroots foundation supporting programs that are aimed at providing a holistic approach to caring for children in need.

Assistant:

Jason
Landau

Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager

Jason is Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Jason joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2010. Jason is a shareholder as well a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He manages all energy sector investing at Waratah, is the lead Portfolio Manager on the Waratah Alternative ESG fund and leads the investment team.

Prior to Waratah, Jason worked at TD Securities as an Associate in Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets. During his time at TD, Jason was involved in domestic mergers and acquisitions, as well as the structuring and pricing of equity securities, convertible debentures, and preferred shares. Jason received an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Jessica
Clark Barrow

Executive Vice President, Investor Relations

Jessica is Executive Vice President, Investor Relations at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Jessica joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2013. Jessica is a shareholder as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and leads the Investor Relations team.

She has more than 20 years of experience in capital markets and alternative investment strategies, having worked on institutional trading desks at CIBC World Markets, and BMO Nesbitt Burns, as well as her own consulting firm, First Element Capital. Jessica holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario, has completed the Richard Ivey School of Business Investor Relations program, and is registered as a Dealing Representative.

Jessica also sits on the Ontario Emerging Managers Board, is the former Toronto Chair of 100 Women in Finance, and was Co-Chair of the first-ever True Patriot Love Women’s Expedition to Baffin Island.

Ron
Lloyd

Executive Vice President, Investor Relations

Ron is Executive Vice President, Investor Relations at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Ron joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2015. Ron is a shareholder as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is responsible for account management for high-net worth individuals, advisory and institutional clients.

Ron brings over 30 years of leadership in pension consulting and investment management to Waratah. Prior to joining Waratah, Ron was President of Hewitt Associates Canada (now known as AON Hewitt), and held senior executive positions at various Canadian asset management firms.

Ron graduated from Queen's University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Masters of Industrial Relations degree. Ron has also completed executive courses at the Harvard Business School and University of Toronto, in addition to the Fundamentals of Alternative Investment Certificate Program by the CAIA Association. He received his CIM designation and is registered as a Dealing Representative.

Tim
Stinson

Executive Vice President, Investor Relations

Tim joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2019, after a successful 12 years at a large Canadian asset management firm. Tim is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He is responsible for the account management of high net worth individuals, foundations and institutional clients.

Tim has over 30 years of experience in asset management, having held senior executive positions at Gluskin Sheff, Knight Bain Private Counsel and Beutel Goodman Investment Counsel throughout his career.

Tim graduated from Western University with an Economics Degree. Tim is currently a Canadian Advisory Board Member for Right to Play Canada, a Director of the board of The KBSH Spirit Foundation, a Cabinet member of the Massey Hall Forever Campaign and former Chair of the Havergal College Foundation. Tim is registered as an Advising and Dealing Representative.

Jeannine
LiChong

Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager

Jeannine is Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Jeannine joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2018 after a successful 22-year career at a Canadian money manager. She is a shareholder and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Jeannine is a Portfolio Manager for the Waratah Income Fund and is on the Summerhill Resorts Ltd. Investment Committee.

In her previous role, she was an Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager in Canadian Equities, responsible for managing $2.6 billion, and a member of both its Management and Asset Mix Committees. Early in her career, she was in the management training program at Canadian Pacific, and also worked at Deloitte. She is currently a trustee of the Toronto Symphony Foundation and is a past board member of the Royal Conservatory of Music. Jeannine received an Honours Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo, and also holds CPA, CA, and CFA designations.

Adrian
Wong

Vice President and Portfolio Manager

Adrian is Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Adrian joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2018, after working for eleven years at a Canadian money manager. Adrian is a Portfolio Manager on the Waratah Income Fund, a manager on the financial services basket in the Waratah Alternative ESG Fund, and is on the Summerhill Resorts Ltd. Investment Committee. He is also a shareholder and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

In his former role, he was a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, responsible for portfolios focusing on Canadian Equities. Earlier in his career, Adrian worked as an analyst at CIBC Capital Partners, the Merchant Banking Group of CIBC. Adrian holds a CFA designation and received an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with distinction, from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Rob
Pulkys

Vice President, Trade Execution

Rob is Vice President, Trade Execution at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Rob joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2013. Rob is a shareholder as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Rob oversees all trading activity at Waratah.

Prior to Waratah, Rob worked at Highstreet Asset Management, where he was the Head Trader for the firm’s quantitative mandates. Before Highstreet, Rob was at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, where he traded equities and derivatives in all developed and major emerging markets, on both an agency and proprietary basis. Rob earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, and holds a CFA designation.

Benjamin
Thorek

Associate Portfolio Manager

Benjamin is Senior Analyst at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Benjamin joined Waratah Advisors in 2013. He is a shareholder as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Benjamin manages capital within the real estate, industrials, battery tech and special situation sectors for the Waratah Funds. He also contributes fundamental research to Lithium Royalty Corp. and is on the Investment Committee for Summerhill Resorts Ltd.

Benjamin previously worked at Genuity Capital Partners (now Hawthorn Equity Partners) focusing primarily on middle-market private equity investments in the consumer products and business service sectors. Prior to Genuity Capital Partners, Benjamin worked in Corporate Finance at SkyPower Corp., a large Canadian renewable energy developer. Benjamin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science from Queen’s University, a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge and holds a CFA designation.

Bill
McGill

Executive Vice President, Waratah Capital Advisors and President, Summerhill Resorts Ltd.

Bill is Executive Vice President, Waratah Capital Advisors and President, Summerhill Resorts Ltd.

Bill joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2013. Bill is a shareholder as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is also President of Summerhill Resorts, responsible for acquisitions and park operations.

Before joining Waratah, Bill was the CEO of Versapay Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based financial technology solutions. Prior to Versapay, Bill was with TD Securities for 11 years, where he was a Managing Director in Investment Banking and Equity Proprietary Trading. Bill has an MBA from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, and is registered as a Dealing Representative. Bill is on the Audit and Investment Committee of the Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario.

Zenya
Rosocha

Vice President, Operations

Zenya is Vice President, Operations at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Zenya joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2018. She is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Zenya manages the Operations team at Waratah, leading operational projects to enhance operational efficiency.

Prior to joining Waratah, Zenya led the Operations of Institutional Equities and Equity Capital Markets at TD Securities where she streamlined workflows, creating significant operational efficiencies. Later, she ran the Compliance Trade Surveillance program globally, specializing in listed products. Zenya brings over 20 years of capital markets experience with an extensive background in operations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University.

David
Greenwald

Associate Portfolio Manager

David is an Associate Portfolio Manager at Waratah Capital Advisors.

David joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2015. David is an Associate Portfolio Manager responsible for capital in Waratah One and Alternative ESG funds. His primary focus is on the consumer discretionary, consumer staples and business services sectors.

Prior to joining Waratah, David worked in the Direct Private Equity team at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board where he evaluated private equity investment opportunities in North America and Europe. Prior to the CPP Investment Board, he worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Moelis & Company in New York.

David holds an Honors Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Eugene
Vath

Investment Analyst

Eugene is an Investment Analyst at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Eugene joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2016. As an Investment Analyst, Eugene specializes in the utilities and energy sector where he assists in managing risk to achieve capital preservation.

Prior to joining Waratah, Eugene worked at Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets in the trading and equity research groups with a focus on Oil & Gas E&P's.

Eugene holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Victoria and both the CFA and CPA designations.

Barrett
Cribbey

Trader

Barrett is a Trader at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Barrett joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2015.

Prior to joining Waratah full-time, Barrett completed two summer internships with the firm, analyzing long and short equity opportunities and participating in trade operations.

Barrett holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree with distinction from Wilfred Laurier University and a CFA designation.

Zach
Spence

Investment Analyst

Zach is an Investment Analyst at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Zach joined Waratah Capital Advisors in September 2017.  As an Investment Analyst, Zach’s primary focus is in the consumer, business and info services, technology, and industrial sectors.

Prior to joining Waratah full-time, Zach completed two co-op placements with Waratah as an Equity Analyst, analyzing long and short North American equity opportunities.

Zach holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University graduating with distinction.  Zach also held a position as an Analyst on the Laurier Student Investment Fund (LSIF), a student managed $1 million fund focused on high-conviction value ideas.

Sally
Kim

ESG Investment Analyst

Sally is an ESG Investment Analyst at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Sally joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2018. Sally is an Investment Analyst on the Waratah Alternative ESG fund, working closely with the portfolio manager and investment analysts to integrate fundamental ESG analysis into long/short investment decisions.

Prior to joining Waratah, Sally worked at several financial institutions including CIBC World Markets, OMERS Capital Markets, and most recently Scotiabank where she was an analyst on the fixed income trading desk, specializing in treasury and corporate bonds.

Sally holds an Honours Business Administration degree, with a concentration in Finance and minor in Economics from Wilfrid Laurier University. She was also involved in the Wilfrid Laurier Startup Fund which helps companies raise Series A financing through conducting due diligence. Sally is currently pursuing her CFA designation.

Michael
Tang

Risk Analyst

Michael is a Risk Analyst at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Michael joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2015. Michael is responsible for the risk analysis of the firm’s funds, and portfolio optimization.

Prior to joining Waratah, Michael held an internship position as a quantitative strategist at Lincoln Financial Group, focusing on hedging variable annuities.

Michael holds an Engineering Science degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Science degree in Mathematics in Finance from New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

Dominic
Jo

Risk Analyst

Dominic is a Risk Analyst at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Dominic joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2016.

Prior to joining Waratah Advisors full-time, Dominic completed two internships working closely with the risk team analyzing risk in the portfolio.

Dominic holds a Bachelor’s Degree majoring in Actuarial Science and Statistics from the University of Toronto.

Roy
Wei

Risk Analyst

Roy is a Risk Analyst at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Roy joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2017.

Prior to joining Waratah, Roy worked at NB Investment Management (now Vestcor Investments) as a Quantitative Investment Associate where he contributed to both passive and active strategies.

Roy holds a Masters of Finance from Schulich School of Business.

Andy
Yan

Associate, Investor Relations

Andy is an Associate of Investors Relations at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Andy joined Waratah Capital Advisors in February 2019. He is responsible for the account management of high-net worth individuals and advisory clients.  Andy is registered as a Dealing Representative.

Prior to joining Waratah, Andy was an Associate at a large alternative asset management firm where he managed some of the firm’s key ultra-high net worth accounts. As part of the asset management team, Andy was responsible for portfolio construction, asset allocation, manager selection, tax and client services.

Andy graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics and has passed all three levels of the CFA program.  Andy has also completed the Canadian Securities Course.

Lauren
Cooper

Associate, Investor Relations

Lauren is an Associate of Investor Relations at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Lauren joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2019 and has almost a decade of investor relations and business development experience.

Prior to joining Waratah, Lauren was on the investor relations team at a leading lower middle-market asset manager in New York City where she was responsible for limited partner coverage including fundraising efforts and deal origination.

Lauren is a passionate supporter of Boat Rally for Kids, which raises money for cancer research on behalf of the SickKids Foundation as well as the Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research. Lauren is also on the sponsorship committee for Team "I Will," the sole beneficiary for the Toronto Rehab Foundation and a member of 100 Women in Finance.

Lauren holds a Masters of Science in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Media, Information and Technoculture (MIT) from the University of Western Ontario.

Nicole
De Munck

Associate, Investor Relations

Nicole is an Associate of Investor Relations at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Nicole joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2019.  Nicole is responsible for assisting with the account management of high-net worth individuals.

Prior to joining Waratah, Nicole worked at a large Canadian asset management firm in the Client Wealth Management division where she was responsible for supporting the account management of high net worth individuals, foundations and institutional clients.

Nicole has over 12 years of experience in asset management, having held positions at 3Macs and Desjardins.  Nicole graduated from University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts and from the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education with a Bachelor of Education.  Nicole has completed all necessary coursework for her CIM designation.

Claire
Zhu

Controller

Claire is the Controller at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Claire joined Waratah Capital Advisors in September 2017. Claire is responsible for the financial reporting of the firm and of the funds managed by the firm.

Prior to joining Waratah, Claire worked as an Audit Manager at a public accounting firm, where she specialized in providing assurance services to clients in the financial services industry.

Claire holds a Master’s Degree of Management and Professional Accounting from the University of Toronto and the CPA, CA designation. She is also a CFA charter holder.

Meredith
Haggart

Manager, Client Services

Meredith is the Manager of Client Services at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Meredith joined Waratah Capital Advisors in July 2017. Meredith is responsible for managing existing business relationships with current clients and assisting with onboarding of new clients.

Prior to Waratah, Meredith worked at BMO Capital Markets in various capacities; initially supporting senior executives in the Equity Capital Markets and Debt Capital Markets groups, and most recently as the Client Entertainment & Events Coordinator.

Meredith attended Carleton University where she studied Political Science, specializing in International Political Economy.

Vincent
Wong

Senior Operations Analyst

Vincent is a Senior Operations Analyst at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Vince joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2017. He is responsible for Investment Operations and is actively involved in reconciliations, reporting and daily operational support. In addition, he assists with workflow & operational enhancements.

Prior to joining Waratah, Vince worked at CIBC Mellon as a fund accountant, where he performed daily fund valuations by ensuring capital stock, trades, corporate actions, fees and security pricing were reflected accurately.

Vince holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from York University specializing in Finance and is currently enrolled in the CFA program.

Ivy
Zhang

Financial Operations Analyst

Ivy is a Financial Analyst in Operations at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Ivy joined Waratah Advisors in August 2018. Ivy assists with the financial reporting of the funds managed by the firm.

Prior to joining Waratah, Ivy worked at SS&C Commonwealth as a Senior Associate in Fund Accounting. Previously, she held several accounting roles in mining and public accounting firms.

Ivy has a Master of Business Administration from Laurentian University and holds the CPA, CGA designation.

Sajeetha
Balendran

Analyst, Operations

Sajeetha is an Analyst in Operations at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Sajeetha joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2018. Sajeetha covers the daily operations of trade support, including settlements and reconciliation, margin and reporting. She also assists in operational enhancements.

Prior to joining Waratah, Sajeetha worked at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in both Investment Operations Settlements and later in Private Investments where she was responsible for daily operational activities and project enhancements. Prior to CPPIB, Sajeetha worked as a Senior Investment Accountant at State Street Corporation.

Sajeetha brings over 10 years of Investment Operations experience. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University with a double major in Accounting and Actuarial Science.

Jonida
Zaganjori

Executive Assistant

Jonida is the Executive Assistant to Blair Levinsky, Co-founder and CEO at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Jonida joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2017. In this very important role, Jonida is responsible in managing the administrative and support services, providing logistical support for multiple projects, meetings and conferences in high-volume, high pressure environments, freeing the Chief Executive Officer to focus on managing and overseeing the organization.

Prior to joining Waratah, Jonida worked as a Project Coordinator for the European Commission and OSCE in the Western Balkans.

Jonida attended York University where she completed her Master’s in International Relations and Globalization Studies.

Corrina
Bachtiar

Executive Assistant

Corrina is the Executive Assistant to Brad Dunkley, Co-founder and CIO & CRO at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Corrina joined Waratah Capital Advisors in 2018. With over 20 years of experience as an Executive Assistant and a track record for strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments, Corrina is responsible for managing the administrative duties and client relations to the Chief Investment and Risk Officer.

Prior to joining Waratah, Corrina provided executive support in Tokyo and Hong Kong and most recently was the Executive Assistant to the Chairman of Barrick Gold Corporation.

Corrina holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Windsor.

Lovina
Nyarko

Office Manager & Executive Assistant

Lovina is the Office Manager and Executive Assistant to Dimitri Michalopoulos, COO & CCO at Waratah Capital Advisors.

Lovina joined Waratah Capital Advisors in April 2017. Lovina is responsible for maintaining office services, organizing and coordinating office administration, project enhancements and providing administrative support to the Chief Operating and Compliance Officer.

Previously, Lovina worked at The Ontario Migraine Clinic as an Administrative Assistant where she was a liaison for patients and provided administrative support to the founder.

Lovina attended York University where she took Political Science and is an active volunteer at various different community organizations around Toronto.

CAREERS

We are always looking for talented people.

We focus on hiring individuals with intelligence, dedication, integrity, and curiosity with 3-5 years of experience in investments, private equity, investment banking, investor relations, compliance, and accounting.

If you are interested, please email your resume to career@waratahcap.com for consideration.

INSIGHTS

Waratah clients receive access to frequent communications about our holdings, positioning, and investment philosophy.

Limited Information is available on our website. If you are interested in receiving frequent communication, please contact us.

Awards

WARATAH PERFORMANCE

Equity Focused

Best 3 Year Sharpe Ratio,
Winner, 2nd Place – 2019*

WARATAH ONE

Market Neutral

Best 3 Year Sharpe Ratio,
Winner, 2nd Place – 2019*

WARATAH ONE

Market Neutral

Best 5 Year Sharpe Ratio,
Winner, 2nd Place – 2019*

WARATAH ONE

Market Neutral

Best 3 Year Return,
Winner, 3rd Place – 2019*

WARATAH ONE

Market Neutral

Best 5 Year Sharpe Ratio,
Winner, 3rd Place – 2018*

WARATAH ONE

Market Neutral

Best 5 Year Sharpe Ratio,
Winner, 1st Place – 2017*

WARATAH ONE

Market Neutral

Best 5 Year Return,
Winner, 3rd Place – 2017*

WARATAH ONE

Market Neutral

Best 1 Year Return,
Winner, 3rd Place – 2017*

*For more information visit http://alternativeiq.com

Waratah Action Committee

Through this program, Waratah and its employees are able to dedicate their time and resources to numerous initiatives within the communities where we do business.

Capitalize for Kids – Bay Street Challenge

Capitalize for Kids – Bay Street Challenge

June 2019

The Waratah team participated in the Capitalize for Kids - Bay Street Challenge and raised over $7500 to support kids’ mental health. The Bay Street Challenge is the ultimate fitness competition where teams compete in a series of challenging athletic events and raise money for kids’ mental health.

True Patriot Love

True Patriot Love

April 2019

Jessica Clark-Barrow, EVP of Investor Relations, Co-Chaired the first ever all Women’s True Patriot Love Expedition to Baffin Island. The 100 km snowshoe to the Arctic Circle paired injured military veterans with business and community leaders to promote healing, mentorship, and raise $1 million for programs that support military families.

Make-A-Wish Foundation

Make-A-Wish Foundation

March 2019

Waratah partnered with Make-A-Wish Foundation, a charity that strives to grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Through our fundraising efforts, we made a young girl’s wish come true by sending her and her family on an all expense trip to Disney.

Girls E-Mentorship

Girls E-Mentorship

September 2018

Waratah was one of the proud sponsors and organizers of the 100 Women in Finance (100WF)Champagne Cocktail Fundraiser to benefit Girls E-Mentorship (GEM) in Toronto. GEM was 100WF’s 2018 Canadian Beneficiary, and offers mentorship for high school girls facing multiple barriers.

North York Food Bank

North York Food Bank

August 2018

The Waratah team collected over 300 pounds of non-perishable food and spent the day at the North York Harvest Food Bank, sorting and packaging for distribution and delivery to shelters and churches across the city of Toronto.