Category: Peter Brown
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POSTED ON May 23, 2014 BY Stockwatch

Mr. Paul Reynolds reports – Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.’s Peter Brown has resigned as a director and officer of the company, effective May 23, 2014, and will not be seeking re-election to the board of directors at the upcoming 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders. “On behalf of the board of directors, management and all… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 20, 2014 BY Stockwatch

A. E. (Ted) Turton, broker, promoter, financier and mentor to many, has died age 84. Mr. Turton stood out in the investment business; he cared more about people and their projects than about accumulating wealth. From time to time he could be a rascal, but he was always a gentleman. Loyal, humble and dignified, he… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 23, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

I came across a 2011 article about Canaccord Financial founder Peter Brown, and I particularly enjoyed the following excerpt: In 1968, Brown and partner Ted Turton bought 51 per cent of a struggling Vancouver brokerage for $23,000. They soon ran into problems with an “irresponsible” financial partner who bankrupted the company, he said. “We started… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 19, 2013 BY Turdis

Malcom Perry of the Vancouver Sun reported that Ted Turton, who co-founded Canaccord Genuity Group (CF:TSX) with Peter Brown, died this week at the age of 84. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family. Mr. Turton and Mr. Brown paid $23,000 in 1968 for a small brokerage firm called Turton & Co. which became Canarim Investment… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 19, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Paul Reynolds is the president and CEO of Canaccord Financial Inc. (TSX:CF, LSE:CF), a leading financial services firm specializing in wealth management and global capital markets. Established in 1950, Canaccord rose to prominence under the leadership of former CEO and now honorary chairman Peter Brown. For decades, the company was synonymous with Canadian venture capital… Continue Reading

POSTED ON April 04, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

by Stockwatch Business Reporter Richard Angus Bruce McDonald, the promoter who found the Casa Berardi gold mine in Quebec, has died, age 73. His colleagues will remember him dearly as a capable fundraiser, an admired mentor and a kind friend. Mr. McDonald is credited with turning around a 1980s mining market that was cooling off… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 29, 2012 BY Tekoa Da Silva

QOTD: “You hang around for as long as I have and they start giving you awards… Twenty years earlier they wanted to put you in jail.” Peter Brown, Chairman of Canaccord, BCBusiness George Kalmar, Prominent Toronto Businessman and Holocaust Survivor, “Who Arrived With A Pregnant Wife and Just $7.50 In His Pocket” Passes Away Peacefully At The Age of… Continue Reading

POSTED ON May 29, 2012 BY Tommy Humphreys

This Sunday and Monday: 200 commodities companies take on Facebook. Dear Readers, I’d like to take this opportunity to invite you to the World Resource Investment Conference this Sunday and Monday in Canada’s Vancouver Convention Centre (East). Headlining the free event are financial entrepreneurs Peter Schiff, Doug Casey, Rick Rule and Frank Holmes. The metals equities specialists join representatives from more than 200 natural resources companies and… Continue Reading

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