January 18, 2010 16:31 ET

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited Announces Promotions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2010) - The Board of Directors of Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited (TSX:SZ), a leading independent Canadian money management firm, today announced the following promotions of investment personnel:

John H. Bai, CFA to Managing Director (Canadian Equities)
John joined Sceptre in 2005 as a member of our Global Equities Team and in 2007 moved to the Canadian Equity Team as a Portfolio Manager.

Michael Chan, CFA to Managing Director (Small Cap Equities)
Michael joined Sceptre in 2008 as Vice-President & Portfolio Manager specializing in Small Cap Canadian Equities.

Sunil Shah, CFA to Managing Director (Fixed Income)
Sunil joined Sceptre in 2006 as a Vice-President within our Fixed Income Team.

The above promotions recognize the contribution over the past several years of these individuals to the ongoing success of the company.

About Sceptre Investment Counsel

Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited is a leading Canadian independent investment management firm with assets under supervision at December 31, 2009 of approximately $7.4 billion. The Company's Pension and Institutional Fund group manages investment portfolios for a wide range of clients, including corporations, governments, hospitals, charitable foundations, endowments, universities and unions. Through its Wealth Management group, Sceptre provides discretionary funds and segregated account management for high net-worth individuals and offers a family of eight mutual funds. Sceptre employs 61 people in its offices in Toronto, Waterloo, Montreal and Vancouver. Sceptre's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange, under the symbol SZ.

Contact Information

  • Sceptre Investment Counsel Limited
    David R. Morris
    Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 360-4805