Union Securities Ltd.

Union Securities Ltd.

September 08, 2011 13:12 ET

Union Securities Ltd. Announces New Senior Vice President, Institutional Sales

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2011) - Union Securities Ltd., an independent Canadian investment dealer with its head office in downtown Vancouver, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Samson as its Senior Vice President, Institutional Sales. Mr. Samson joined the firm's Toronto branch on August 29, 2011 and will work closely with its Capital Markets Group.

Mr. Samson brings over 20 years of experience in the securities industry both in Europe, with Brussels Lambert Bank, and in Canada with several independent dealers, in an institutional sales capacity. He also has considerable Investment Banking experience having worked in the M&A department of Burns Fry and in Corporate Finance at Research Capital Corporation. Most recently, he managed the Institutional Sales departments at Toll Cross Securities and Fraser Mackenzie.

Mr. Samson received a BBA (Hon) from l'École des Hautes Études Commerciales (Montreal) in 1989, has a Certificate in Economics from the University of Montréal (1987) and is an alumnus of the London Business School, England. He is also a member of the CFA Toronto Society.

About Union Securities Ltd.

Union Securities Ltd. is an independent Canadian investment dealer that was founded in 1963 in Vancouver, BC. Today the firm has branches in major financial hubs all across Canada, including a principal office in Toronto and more than 275 employees. Products and services include equity trading, fixed-income investments, investment banking, wealth management services and commodity futures and options trading. Union Securities is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).

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