Innocap employees take part in the Urban Duathlon
Innocap’s employees mobilized to support the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation
Montréal, May 30, 2013 – Employees of Innocap Investment Management Inc. (“Innocap”), a strategic alliance between National Bank of Canada and BNP Paribas, participated in the third edition of the Urban Duathlon on May 29, 2013. This benefit event was in support of the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation’s ongoing campaign “Healing More Better”.
As part of Innocap’s commitment towards charitable organizations and community events, a total of seven teams composed of Innocap employees represented the firm in the relay race, with two employees working on the event’s planning committee. Through the combined efforts and participation of its employees and generous business partners, Innocap’s teams contributed $70,160 to the event. A grand total of $364,299 in donations was raised for this cause.
“In addition to contributing to the success of this fundraising event, Innocap is proud to claim one of its teams as having raised the largest amount recorded in one year by a team participating in the five benefit events organized by the Young Leaders Circle in support of the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation”, proudly expressed Francois Rivard, Innocap President and Chief Executive Officer.
Innocap’s extraordinary commitment and contribution to support our goal to develop better ways to heal more children in Quebec is beyond admirable. Their philanthropic leadership and drive are proof that the generosity of the human spirit is a boost to life. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all the sporty Innocap professionals and their supporters for their outstanding devotion to our cause”, said Anièle Lecoq, President and Executive Director, CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation.
About the Urban Duathlon
The Urban Duathlon is a fun and friendly annual competition that takes place at the end of May in downtown Montreal. The event brings together about 500 professionals ready to dress up and take part in a zany challenge combining two sports: BIXI cycling and running. This friendly relay race is accessible to anyone. Each team, comprised of two BIXI cyclists and one runner, is challenged to complete a short track wearing a jacket, shirt and tie or suit and blouse combo. Lastly, Urban Duathlon teams also participate in the Yellow Jacket Challenge, in which each team aims to raise as much funds as possible on behalf of the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation. For more information, please visit www.duathlonurbain.org.
About the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation
Through community support, the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation strives to accelerate the pace of leading-edge research at Sainte-Justine in an effort to finding better ways to heal more children. The CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation is committed to building a healthier tomorrow by delivering a standard of care that is among the best in the world. For more information, please visit www.healingmorebetter.org.
Innocap, which stands for Innovative Capital, is the result of more than a decade of investments primarily in hedge fund strategies with approximately USD $2.18 billion in assets under advisory as of May 30, 2013. Innocap Investment Management Inc. acts as the Investment Manager for the Canadian limited partnership structure and as Investment Advisor to Innocap Global Investment Management Ltd, a Maltese company, which manages umbrella investment companies with variable capital and with segregated liability between funds incorporated with limited liability in Ireland and Malta. With its open architecture and thorough knowledge of managed accounts, Innocap offers flexibility to its clients through multi-jurisdictional and multi-administrative structures. Characterized by its specialized legal knowledge and its operational and risk management skills, Innocap facilitates institutional investment decisions via an enhanced investment framework. This managed account infrastructure provides investors with pre- and post-investment monitoring of different risks. For more information, visit Innocap’s website at www.innocap.com.
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Managing Director, Business Development & Investor Relations
Innocap Investment Management Inc.