Market Comment   |   Jul 27, 2020

Volatility Overview – Q2 2020

Michael Lavigne, Portfolio Manager, Systematic Investment Strategies, discusses the volatility during the second quarter and provides us with his outlook for the rest of the year.

Michael Lavigne
Portfolio Manager, Systematic Investment Strategies

Recorded on July 22, 2020

Michael Lavigne is a Portfolio Manager for Fiera Capital’s Systematic Investment Strategies (SIS) team. He is involved in the creation and management of customized quantitative and systematic solutions, and in risk management strategies.

M. Lavigne has 6 years of experience in the investment field and joined the Firm in 2016. He previously worked as an Associate Manager for an investment management firm, where he was responsible for the development and management of several quantitative strategies. Mr. Lavigne began his career working as a Quantitative Alternative Fund Analyst.

He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bishops University, where he majored in finance and economics, and a master’s degree in Financial Economics from HEC Montréal. Mr. Lavigne also holds his Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and his Certified Investment Manager (CIM®) designations.

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