JCRA Financial LLC

JCRA Financial LLC

October 13, 2015 08:00 ET

The JCRA Group Expands Its Canadian Operations by Appointing Hugh Sutcliffe as Director and Head of JCRA Canada Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 13, 2015) - The JCRA Group, the leading financial risk management consultancy, announced today the appointment of Hugh Sutcliffe, the founder of Nauset Derivative Advisory, as Head of JCRA's newly opened Canadian office. This comes as a natural evolution in providing independent financial risk management and derivative hedging advice to private equity firms, pension funds, institutions, corporations and governmental entities.*

JCRA Group Chairman, John Rathbone, noted that "The establishment of our office in Toronto will further develop the Group's combined existing relationships in Canada and provide additional support to those clients operating in the infrastructure, energy and private equity sectors both in North America and globally. We are extremely fortunate to have secured somebody with Hugh's expertise and experience to lead this new initiative."

Hugh will report to William Kloehn, who is responsible for the Group's activities in North America.

About Hugh Sutcliffe

Hugh has over 25 years of capital markets experience, predominantly in the derivatives area. Prior to founding Nauset, which provided derivative advisory services to financial sponsors and corporate end users in North America and the United Kingdom, he was at RBC Capital Markets for 10 years where he structured and executed hedging transactions covering interest rate, foreign exchange, equity, and credit exposures. He has been involved on assignments for energy producers, power developers/operators, diversified corporations, and financial sponsors. Prior to joining RBC, he worked at General Re Financial Products and CIBC World Markets.

About JCRA Group

The JCRA Group provides independent advice on the management of financial risk. It is a leading adviser on currency, inflation and interest rate risk and works with its clients to produce hedging strategies that are designed to mitigate the negative impact of adverse market movements.

The Group's head office is in London from where it operates throughout Europe. Offices in North America include New York, Toronto, and San Francisco. Fuller details of the scope of the work it undertakes, its clients and its staffing can be found on www.jcra.co.uk and www.jcrafinancial.com.

* According to U.K.-based The Banker magazine (2013), Toronto is the second largest financial centre in North America and sixth in the world. The Canadian pension system has been ranked sixth overall in the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index and Toronto is gaining a worldwide reputation for expertise in pension-funded public-private partnerships.

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