General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 29, 2019

Using a Derivatives Overlay Strategy to Enhance Yield or Modify Risk

Bonnyman, Stephen
Stephen Bonnyman is Co-Head, North American Equity Research and Portfolio Manager of AGF Investments Inc.’s Canadian and global resources portfolios. Working closely with the AGF research teams, Mr. Bonnyman focuses on identifying resource companies with solid balance sheets, advantaged cost structures, attractive valuations or unrecognized growth. Mr. Bonnyman is a member of the AGF Asset Allocation Committee, or AAC, which is comprised of senior portfolio managers who are responsible for various regions and asset classes. The AAC meets regularly to discuss, analyze and assess the macroeconomic environment and capital markets in order to determine optimal asset allocation recommendations. He joined AGF in 2013 with more than 20 years of buy- and sell-side experience covering the global materials industry, including five years of institutional money management. Prior to joining AGF, Steve was Managing Director and Mining Analyst at a major financial institution, responsible for global company research coverage and equity market analysis. Prior to that, he was an analyst and portfolio manager at two leading asset management firms. Mr. Bonnyman has a B.S. in geology from McMaster University and an MBA from Dalhousie University and is a CFA charterholder. Profile
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TWST: Could you please start by introducing the fund, its focus and objectives?

Mr. Bonnyman: Sure. AGF Global Real Asset Fund was constituted