April 07, 2015
Neil Petroff, Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Manget as Vice-President, Relationship Investing, Public Equities reporting to Michael Wissell, Senior Vice-President, Public Equities.
Mr. Manget is responsible for the Relationship Investing Group, which has teams in Toronto and Hong Kong and shortly will have a team in London. The portfolio is focused on large-scale strategic investments in pre-IPO and public companies.
Mr. Manget joined Teachers' in 2014 and was most recently Vice-President, Infrastructure. Prior to joining Teachers', he was Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking, Desjardins Capital Markets. Before that, he was Managing Director of Equity Capital Markets and Head of Income Funds for BMO Capital Markets.
Mr. Manget holds an MBA from Harvard University and a B.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) from the University of Toronto.
With $154.5 billion in net assets as at December 31, 2014, Teachers' is the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada. An independent organization, it invests the pension fund's assets and administers the pensions of 311,000 active and retired Ontario teachers.