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Originally founded in 2006 to manage and service seven family offices, today Matco offers the benefits of their extensive investment management experience to individual investors, foundations, endowments, condominium corporations, trusts, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations. Matco Financial focuses on lower volatility income & equity income producing Canadian securities and North American energy stocks.

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Baron Lee

Mr. Lee has over seven years of buy side experience with two respectable firms. He began his career at Franklin Templeton Investments and later joined Matco Financial where he is currently an Analyst.

Everett Knight

Mr. Knight’s primary role is monitoring and analyzing the equity markets along with the Matco Canadian Equity Income, Small Cap, and Energy Funds. He is a member to the Investment Committee and Canadian Equity Working Group. His previous work experience included Petrominerales as a New Ventures Analyst and at Petrobank Energy and Resources in the Accounting department.

Jason Vincent

President, CEO - Mr. Vincent focuses on corporate strategy and the daily operations of Matco Financial Inc. Prior to co-founding Matco Financial in 2006, Mr. Vincent was executive vice president of Fiduciary Trust Company of Canada, where he assisted clients with strategic wealth management concerns and helped establish a new business strategy and model for the firm, which sparked significant growth. Mr. Vincent graduated from the University of Calgary having earned a Bachelor of Commerce.

Jeff Parent

VP, Portfolio Manager - Mr. Parent has been in the investment industry since 1992. He began his career as an investment advisor and progressed to his current role as portfolio manager where he manages clients’ portfolios and offers financial and estate planning advice. He appears regularly on national TV, is a recognized author, public speaker and investment educator. Jeff has a degree in Engineering and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute. He is past president of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts and an associate member of the Market Technicians Association.

Latest Articles

MATCO MARKET INSIGHTS – FOCUS ON DIVIDENDS, AVOID CYCLICALS

Despite a severe market correction brought on by fears of a global pandemic around the coronavirus, or COVID-19, Anil Tahiliani, a portfolio manager and vice-president at Calgary-based Matco Financial Inc., is hanging in with his portfolio selection...

MATCO MARKET INSIGHTS – ECONOMIC VIRUS: WHATEVER IT TAKES

Given the stalling of the global economy in order to stop the spread of COVID-19, central banks and governments are forced into a corner to do “whatever it takes” to dampen the impact of a recession. Read more ...

MATCO MARKET INSIGHTS – OIL PRICE DECLINE AND CORONAVIRUS

On the weekend, Saudi Arabia cut its official crude selling prices for April, effectively launching an oil price war against Russia. The price cut was a result of Russia and Saudi Arabia failing to agree on terms surrounding further production restr...

MATCO MARKET INSIGHTS – DEFENSE IS THE BEST OFFENSE

Since February 21st, investors have been gripped by the fear of the Coronavirus spreading globally and causing the next recession. Unfortunately, given the digital age we live in, fear, bad news and fake news all spread faster than good news. Read m...

MATCO MARKET INSIGHTS – CORONAVIRUS CONTAGION FEARS DRIVE GLOBAL STOCK MARKETS SELLOFF

News that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is spreading outside of China, has caused investors to hit the panic sell button. With Covid-19 not yet contained, the economic damage continues to spread from China and across multi-national companies in the air...