Our Leadership

The Inovestor Asset Management (IAM) team has more than 55 years of combined experience in portfolio management, financial research and business development.

Louis Fortin

President, CCO

With more than 25 years of experience in various senior positions within traditional and alternative portfolio management firms, Louis is the co-founding partner of IAM. He started his career as a floor trader, where he headed the Goldman Sachs floor team at the Montreal Exchange. Louis gained his wealth-management experience with Dundee Global Investment Management and TD Asset Management. He was the CEO of Amundi Canada, one of the largest French asset managers, where he established its Canadian institutional operations in 2007. Louis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Laval University. He is a co-founder of the Emerging Managers Board of Canada.

T: 514.287.0011 ext. 68
E: lfortin@inovestor.am

François Soto CFA, MBA, FRM, CIM

Vice-President, Portfolio Management

With more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, François brings extensive background and innovation in the field of quantitative finance to the firm. He began his career at CTI Capital as a financial analyst and worked in collaboration with Variant Perception LLC as a quantitative strategist. He currently oversees portfolio management activities including investment strategy, financial research, trading and risk management. François holds both a BBA degree and an MBA from HEC Montreal. He is also a CFA charterholder, a FRM charterholder and a CIM charterholder.

T: 514.287.0011 ext. 69
E: fsoto@inovestor.am

Pascal Lefrançois

Strategic Partner

With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Pascal is the President and CEO of Inovestor, an affiliated company of Inovestor Asset Management. He founded Inovestor in 1999 just before the dot com bubble. He successfully grew the company via internal growth and strategic acquisitions. He is a passionate entrepreneur with various interests such as investments, technology and real estate. His dedication and hard work influenced each department to reach their objectives. Pascal holds a BSC degree in Physics from University of Montreal and an MBA from McGill University.

T: 514.287.0011 ext. 11
E: plefrancois@inovestor.am