Managing Director, Head of Sales and Product Development
Robert Anton is a Managing Director, founding partner and Head of Sales and Product Development for Next Edge Capital. Robert has been active in the financial services industry for over 20 years, beginning his career as an Investment Advisor at various Canadian Financial Institutions. Prior to the formation of Next Edge Capital via a management spin-out of the business, Robert was the Executive Vice President, Sales for Man Investments Canada, responsible for the distribution of the firm’s hedge fund products through various channels and joint venture relationships in Canada, essentially setting-up Man’s Canadian office. Prior to Man, he served as Executive Vice President, National Sales Manager of BluMont Capital, a Toronto-based hedge fund company, joining the company in 2001 as a start-up operation, and overseeing its asset growth until his departure to join Man in 2006.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo, as well as the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation. From 2007-2009 he was an instructor for the Canadian Securities Institute teaching the Due Diligence on Hedge Funds course. He continues to be an active member of both CAASA (Canadian Association of Alternative Strategies & Assets) and AIMA Canada (Alternative Investment Management Association), organizations dedicated to the promotion, advocacy and education of alternative investments in Canada.