Successes in 2013


18 AM celebrated many successes over the past year. These range from celebrating the third anniversary of the 18 AM All Cap Canadian Equity Fund, contributing to several community and charitable organizations, adding to the 18 AM team as well continuing education and professional development of the team, to the very important task of being an institutional quality investment management firm. With the solid infrastructure that is in place and the momentum that we have generated from our 2013 achievements, 18 AM is ready to fulfill the mission of helping make institutional investors and their clients’ world a better place. 

Below we highlight some of our significant achievements in 2013. 

  • 18 AM becomes first company to match employees' contributions to '100 Women Who Care London' charity 
  • Jeff Brown becomes chair of the London International Airport Authority board of directors 
  • Melanie Blue attends notable Women in Leadership and Business Conference 
  • Jeff Brown guest speaker at CQA conference in Las Vegas, topic – ‘Starting a Quant Shop’ 
  • Melanie Blue guest lectures to MBA and HBA students at Western University’s Richard Ivey School of Business 
  • 18 AM does its first ever Asian due diligence presentation to prospect 
  • 18 AM trademark approved by Canadian intellectual property office 
  • EVIV Group audits 18 AM's GIPS compliance since inception 
  • Sunny Mann is among first wave passing inaugural CFA Claritas exam 
  • 18 AM All Cap Canadian Equity Fund achieves three year track record 
  • Jim McGill joins the 18 AM team as a member of the Advisory Committee 
  • Jeff Brown becomes a founding member of local chapter '100 Men Who Care London' charity 
  • Sunny Mann passes the Chief Compliance Officers Qualifying Examination 
  • 18 AM All Cap Canadian Equity Pooled Fund, managed by 18 AM for Lysander Funds, attains 1 year track record 
  • 18 AM publishes Comprehensive Information Package focused on providing detailed due diligence material to consultants and prospects (available on request)