Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> May 21, 2001

Canadian Banks: Ian Nakamoto – Bonham & Co., Inc. Asset Management

IAN NAKAMOTO is the Managing Director of Portfolio Management and a member of the Board of Directors of Bonham & Co., Inc. Asset Management. He is the Lead Manager of the Bonham & Co., Inc. Canadian Equity Fund. Mr. Nakamoto joined the firm in September 1977 and has over 13 years of experience as a Portfolio Manager and a total 20 years of investment experience in the Canadian equity market. Prior to joining Bonham & Co., Inc., he was a Vice President and a Portfolio Manager at a major investment management firm, where he co-chaired the Canadian equity team and managed a Canadian equity fund. Mr. Nakamoto was also part of the Canadian equity team at an insurance company that managed $3 billion in assets on behalf of clients, including pension funds and high net worth individuals. He earned a BS from the University of Windsor and an MBA from McMaster University. Mr. Nakamoto is a Certified Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: What are the issues that have shaped the environment for the

Canadian banking sector for the last 12 months or so?

Mr. Nakamoto: There are a few issues. First is their role as