Stuart Investments
Stuart Investment Management Limited (Stuart) is an independent Canadian investment dealer headquartered in Montreal. Founded in 1987, Stuart specializes in Investment Banking (M&A and Corporate Finance), Wealth Management and acts as an authorized financial intermediary under the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program.

Stuart is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).

Client’s accounts at Stuart are protected by the Canadian Investor Protection Fund.

Mission

Stuart’s mission is to serve the international clients in their investment and resettlement in Canada. We design tailor-made strategic solutions adapted to suit the objectives of our clients in the areas of business acquisition, corporate finance, wealth management and business immigration.

We believe that the combination of our entrepreneurial spirit, experience and innovative thinking is the key to our success.

Our goal is to become the primary private banking institution for international clients interested in investing in the Canadian market.

Our values

We strive to build partnerships with Canadian governments, businesses, investors and institutions to develop opportunities for our current and future clients.

Client First

We put the interest of our client above our own. This means abiding by the highest of ethical standards, keeping your information confidential and aiming to provide the highest quality services while building long-term relation and mutual trust.

Reputation

As a licensed investment dealer, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of integrity in dealing with our clients, regulators and other parties we may interact with in our activities.

Excellence

We seek to attract, develop and reward exceptional individuals and leaders to deliver innovative thinking, good judgment and extensive market knowledge for the benefit of our clients.

Leadership

We seek to inspire each other, our clients and our partners. By doing the right things, going above and beyond, innovating and being present in our community, we want our actions to inspire others to do more and become more.

High Management Team

Patrick Abikzer, Executive Chairman

Graduated from HEC Montreal business School in International Finance, Mr. Patrick Abikzer has over 25 years experience in business acquisition, resettlement in Canada of foreign investors and international investment.

Early in his career he held positions with major firms such as the Caribbean Development Bank, Hydro-Quebec and National Bank of Canada. In 1991 Patrick Abikzer has been the founder and President of SEDAV, a company specialized on the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program and M&A services. His company SEDAV helped entrepreneurs from 30 countries establishing themselves in Canada.

Patrick Abikzer served as a primary negotiator for several major Canadian investment projects in Europe, North Africa and South America.

Patrick.abikzer@stuartinvestment.com

 

Christiane Gazaille, Chief Compliance Officer

With over 32 years of experience in the investment field, Mrs. Gazaille has held positions as Investment Advisor, Portfolio Manager for the Royal Trust, Chief Compliance Officer for 3 Canadian Investment Dealers, and worked for the Royal Bank of Canada, National Bank of Canada, CIBC, and various investment firms. She was also a Business Conduct Compliance Officer for IIROC from 1998-2000.

She holds, the titles of CAMS, Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute, PL. Fin., and various other securities licenses including FINRA licenses. Among her other work experiences and responsibilities, she has worked for the third largest money transfer company in the world as CAMLO for Canada, was a consultant for various AML firms, and trained Canadian banking staff in Anti-Money Laundering.

Christiane.gazaille@stuartinvestment.com

Francesco Pasin, Chief Financial Officer

 
francesco.pasin@stuartinvestment.com

Jill Baskovich, Investor Program Coordinator

 

jill.baskovich@stuartinvestment.com

Kimberly Ashley Jérôme, Legal Counsel

 
Kimberly.jerome@stuartinvestment.com

Carmen Halauca, Director of Finance and Administration

 

Carmen.halauca@stuartinvestment.com

Natasha Kadoch, QIIP Executive Assistant

 
Natasha.kadoch@stuartinvestment.com