General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 9, 2010

Managing Global Equities – Lambros Piscopos & Markus Kobler – Natcan Investment Management. Inc.

Lambros Piscopos is Senior Vice President of Global Equities and is responsible for implementing and overseeing the firm's global equity investment strategy. He is also lead manager of the firm's global product offerings. As a senior member of the company's executive team, Mr. Piscopos sits on Natcan's executive management and asset allocation committees. Prior to joining Natcan in 2004, Lambros spent 3 years with Investors Group Investment Management as partner and portfolio manager managing U.S. and global equity mandates. Prior to joining Investors Group, he spent 7 years with the pension fund of CN Railway (CN Investments) as a portfolio manager with the funds' global equity team. Lambros graduated with an MBA from McGill University in 1994 and is a CFA charterholder.Markus Kobler is Vice President of Global Equities. Prior to joining Natcan in 2004, Markus was vice president, EAFE equities with TAL Global Asset Management. From 1998 to 2003, he helped manage global equities as an investment officer with the pension fund of CN Railway (CN Investments). As a member of Natcan's Global Equity team, Markus helps oversee the group's overall strategy and specializes in European markets. A CFA charterholder, Mr. Kobler has an MBA from McGill University and graduated with honors from Technische Universitat Munchen in Computer Science/Mathematics. In 1987, he received the Siemens Graduate Fellowship. Profile
TWST: If one of you would kindly start with an overview of Natcan Investment Management and then proceed to tell us about the Natcan Global Focused Fund, I believe that's what we are going talk about