PCMA Founding Sponsors have played an important role in establishing and supporting the Association across Canada.
Their support has made a difference for exempt market industry across Canada and we extend our sincere appreciation for their leadership
and vision. The Association offers a limited number of the PCMA Founding Sponsorships for a two-year term.
If you are interested in becoming a Founding Sponsor please contact us at email@example.com
Q: Tell us about your company and its focus?
A: Portland Investment Counsel Inc. (Portland) is an Investment
Fund Manager, Portfolio Manager and Exempt Market Dealer. The
difference between speculating and investing can be distilled down to
one word, “understand”. At Portland, we have a unique history dating
back to 1986 of being Owners, Operators and Investors in businesses
globally. Our unique hands-on operational experience in businesses
across various sectors such as wealth management, insurance,
telecommunications, consumer goods, waste management and
banking allows us to thoroughly understand the businesses in which
we invest. Portland is committed to the creation of wealth for its
clients by adhering to the principles of wealth creation. The wealthy
invest differently. At Portland, we have recognized this and have
made it our mission to provide investors with access to high quality
public, private and alternative opportunities typically reserved for the
affluent and institutional investor.
Q: Why has Portland become a Founding Sponsor of the PCMA?
A: Portland strongly believes in supporting the national voice of
Canada’s private capital markets and its support of private capital
market activity and exempt market dealers. Robust capital markets
are essential to the growth and sustainability of the Canadian
economy. The PCMA plays a key role in building awareness of
the importance of the private capital markets across Canada.
We are committed to supporting an association that strives to
sustain entrepreneurial businesses and encourages the creation of
wealth for Canadian investors. We are happy to be a Founding
Sponsor and to participate in PCMA activities and lobbying efforts.
Portland’s mission is to democratize opportunities for wealth
creation by providing access to quality private and public offerings
typically reserved for the affluent or institutional investor. We feel
that the PCMA is very aligned with Portland’s mission.
Q: Why should other firms support the PCMA?
A: The PCMA provides a great opportunity for members to network
with like-minded professionals in an environment that encourages
education, networking and thought leadership. We encourage firms to
support the PCMA and its efforts to increase awareness of the private
capital markets and to actively participate in the various dialogues
surrounding the many issues involving the private markets.
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FOUNDING SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT
Portland Investment Counsel
CAPITAL MARKETS LIMITED