TORONTO, April 17, 2017 – SEI Investments Canada Company (SEI Canada) today announced the appointment of Rachel Volynsky, CFA, as Canadian Equity Portfolio Manager in Toronto, pending regulatory approval. This appointment supports SEI’s commitment to increasing the depth of the company’s global resources and providing investment expertise to Canada’s investors. In this role, Volynsky will be responsible for the management of all Canadian equity strategies and report to Jason Collins, Global Head of Equity Portfolio Management in the Investment Management Unit at SEI.
“Rachel’s breadth of investment experience brings incredible value to SEI as we continue to focus on building awareness in our global markets,” said Kevin Barr, Executive Vice President and Head of the Investment Management Unit at SEI. “Increasing the strength of our portfolio management in Canada bolsters SEI’s global presence, as well as our ability to offer clients best-in-class products and services.”
With more than 21 years of experience in the financial services industry, Volynsky most recently served as a fund manager and head of fundamental research at Calvert Investment Management, overseeing the Global Value and Global Equity Income mutual funds, and the general account of Ameritas, Calvert’s parent insurance company. She also played a key role in managing due diligence of multiple sub-advised portfolios. Prior to her management role at Calvert, Volynsky served as a portfolio manager for the institutional group at Invesco Trimark and TD Asset Management, as well as Senior Investment Analyst for the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board.
“We are thrilled to welcome Rachel to the team and look forward to working with her in providing the comprehensive solutions that help our clients achieve their goals,” said Andy Mitchell, Managing Director of SEI Canada. “Rachel’s expertise will further reinforce our ongoing commitment to this market.”
About SEI Canada
SEI founded its Canadian business in 1983, pioneering innovative asset management techniques for institutional investors. Today, SEI Canada offers integrated investment management and strategic advice solutions to help institutional investors achieve their organizational goals and fulfill fiduciary responsibilities. Capitalizing on its investment expertise, SEI Canada began offering investment solutions to retail investors through investment advisors in 1994. The investment approach provides multi-manager, globally diversified strategies with an appropriate home-country bias for Canadian retail investors. SEI’s Goals-Based strategies, Strategic Asset Allocation strategies and Asset Class Funds are available through select dealer relationships.
SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of December 31, 2016, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages or administers $751 billion USD in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $283 billion USD in assets under management and $468 billion USD in client assets under administration.