Copeland Adds Invesco's Granade For Hedge Fund Launch

May 25 2012 | 3:17am ET

Asset manager Copeland Capital Management has hired an international equities head to launch a planned hedge fund.

Erik Granade's charge at the Conshohocken, Pa.-based dividend growth specialist is larger than getting its Global Dividend Growth hedge fund off the ground. He'll lead Copeland's expansion into international stock trading for its other products.

Granade joins Copeland from Invesco, where he was chief investment officer for global equities. He also formerly worked at PNC Bank's Provident Capital Management institutional money management business and at Cashman Farrell & Associates.

"Our research suggests that the superior performance and lower risk characteristics that can be achieved by investing in dividend growth stocks are not unique to the United States," Copeland Chairman Edward Rorer said. "We believe that, with the addition of Mr. Granade, our process can now be replicated in markets across the globe. As head of international equities, Mr. Granade will lead the launch of both traditional and tactical international dividend growth products, as well as a Global Dividend Growth hedge fund."


In Depth

Firm Focus: Sustainable Insight Capital Bullish On ESG

Aug 12 2014 | 9:18am ET

Bruce Kahn spent over 15 years as a research scientist/consultant on environmental...

Lifestyle

Viking Manager In Rent Dispute

Aug 11 2014 | 4:14am ET

A hedge fund manager is demanding most of his money back from his former landlord...

Guest Contributor

Majority Of Inflows Go To Brand Name Hedge Funds

Aug 12 2014 | 9:00am ET

Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows...

 

Editor's Note

 

Futures Magazine

PREVIEW July/August 2014 Cover

Inside Futures' 500th Issue

The July/August 2014 issue is our largest in years—filled with the best trading strategies and stories from 43 years of being the primary publication for commodity, stock, options and forex traders.

The Alpha Pages

TAP July/August 2014 Cover

Real talk on alternative investments, business & finance

The Alpha Pages Editor's Note