Meet the Team
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
Manash Goswami joined First Asset in 2007 and is responsible for managing several equity mandates with a focus on investing in companies with the ability to sustain and grow dividends. Manash has been recognized by Brendan Wood International (BWI) as one of Canada's top ranked portfolio managers, achieving Platinum Class by being named one of the TopGun Investment Minds in Canada consecutively since 20131. He has a broad range of industry expertise, including energy, energy infrastructure, and utilities.
Prior to joining First Asset, Manash was a Research Associate at Scotia Capital covering the Canadian energy infrastructure sector. Manash also worked at a boutique investment bank specializing in structured finance products.
Manash holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours (Biology & Economics) from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, and a Masters of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. In addition, he holds the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
1. Manash Goswami has been awarded TopGun Status again in 2017, and achieved Platinum Class by being named one of the TopGun Investment Minds in Canada consecutively since 2013. TopGun rankings are published by Brendan Wood International (BWI), a global intelligence-based advisory firm. Sell-side professionals vote for the portfolio managers they believed to be the leading minds in the business. The TopGun Class consists only of the top decile of the nominees in an elite field of investment professionals in a given year. For more information, see www.TopGunPress.com or www.brendanwood.com.
Exchange traded fundsFirst Asset Active Canadian Dividend ETF
First Asset Active Utility & Infrastructure ETF
Mutual fundsFirst Asset Canadian Dividend Opportunity Fund
First Asset Canadian Energy Convertible Debenture Fund
First Asset Utility Plus Fund