BluMont Capital Inc.
TSX VENTURE : BCC

BluMont Capital Inc.

November 20, 2006 12:53 ET

BluMont Capital Announces Executive Appointment

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 20, 2006) - BluMont Capital Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen J. Kangas as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Kangas has been with the Corporation since January 2004 and was appointed President in December 2005.

Mr. Kangas (MBA, CA, CFA, CAIA) is widely regarded as one of Canada's leading authorities on mutual and hedge funds. He has over 15 years experience in the financial services and investment industries, having been an executive at Midland Walwyn (now CIBC Wood Gundy), BMO Nesbitt Burns and TD Canada Trust. Prior to joining BluMont, Mr. Kangas ran his own consulting firm offering his expertise to investment management firms and financial advisors.

Thomas H. Simpson, Chairman of the Board said "On behalf of BluMont's board of directors and its employees, I would like to extend our congratulations to Steve on this appointment. Steve's tremendous efforts have contributed to BluMont becoming a leading provider of alternative investments in Canada and I am confident that under Steve's leadership BluMont will continue to be successful as an innovator in the industry."

About BluMont Capital

BluMont Capital is a leading provider of alternative investment products to Canadian investors. The company offers investors innovative investment solutions that provide enhanced diversification and robust return potential. BluMont employs over 40 people nationwide and has approximately C$790 million in assets under management. BluMont is 61.4% owned by Toronto-based Integrated Asset Management Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IAM), a leading alternative asset management company approximately C$3 billion in assets and committed capital under management. Further information on BluMont Capital can be found at www.blumontcapital.com.

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Contact Information

  • BluMont Capital
    Stephen J. Kangas
    President and CEO
    (416) 360-5128
    or
    BluMont Capital
    Thomas H. Simpson
    Chairman
    (416) 216-3566
    or
    BluMont Capital
    Stephen C. Johnson
    CFO
    (416) 933-8278
    Website: www.blumontcapital.com