Under Alain’s tenure, the fund has outperformed its benchmark the FTSE Gold Mines Index, while displaying a lower volatility. It was the best performing precious metals fund among its French peers in 2009, 2010 and 2016. It is ranked number one over the last two years. Prior to managing the Global Gold and Precious fund, Alain worked for 17 years as a Sell-side analyst and investment banker, notably as Director of Dominion Securities, then RBC Capital Markets prior to founding Green Oak Securities.
He has developed an expertise in North American equity investing and financing of North American mining companies.
Alain holds an MBA in International Management from George Washington University (USA).