Connor, Clark & Lunn Managed Portfolios

December 15, 2006 10:00 ET

Connor, Clark & Lunn Managed Portfolios Expands Ontario Sales and Service Team

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 15, 2006) - Connor, Clark & Lunn Managed Portfolios Inc. (CC&L Managed Portfolios) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Hedges as Vice President, Sales and Service. Peter will lead the sales and service efforts for the managed portfolio programs as well as separately managed accounts in Southwestern Ontario. Peter will be based in London, Ontario.

"Southwestern Ontario is an important region for us," said Nick Mancini, President and CEO of CC&L Managed Portfolios, "And having someone with Peter's experience and background is important to the high quality of service that advisors have come to expect from Connor, Clark & Lunn," he added. "Peter has a strong reputation within the advisor community," said Bruce Shewfelt, Head of Institutional Sales for Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group. "He's a key addition to our team," he added.

Peter joins the growing CC&L Managed Portfolios team with a proven track record in the financial services industry. He has held both regional and national leadership roles in both the manufacturing and distribution sides of the industry.

CC&L Managed Portfolios offers a suite of portfolios actively managed by leading institutional money managers and available only through select investment advisors. They are part of the Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group of companies who provide a broad range of distinct and independently managed investment products and services to individual and institutional investors through a diverse family of affiliate investment managers. Collectively, the CC&L Financial Group of companies manage over $30 billion in assets.

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