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BT Global Growth, A Montreal Based Hedge Fund

BT Global Growth is a Montreal based, globally oriented long-short hedge fund. Since inception, the fund has generated a net return of 7.94% per year (as of April 30, 2024).

BT Global Growth Management Team

BT Global Growth was founded in 2006 and is based in Montreal, Canada.

Paul Beattie, MBA

Paul Beattie has over 33 years as a professional in finance with extensive international experience. He earned an MBA from INSEAD, France and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University, Canada. Paul co-founded the investment firm BT Global Growth in 2006 with Jacques Lacroix. Mr. Beattie began his career as Investment Banker in 1986 to 1991 at Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. At the company, he held the position of Vice-President and was involved in a diverse range of advisory assignments and capital markets activities including M&A mandates and new equity issues for Canadian clients. From 1994 to 2000, he was Head of Mergers and Acquisitions for one of Canada’s most successful cellular phone companies, Telesystem International Wireless. From 2000 to 2006, he co-founded and worked as a Managing Partner of a boutique investment bank, Stable Capital Advisors. Paul is a member of the McGill University Health Centre Foundation Campaign Cabinet. He is co-chair of the Respiratory Campaign.

Jacques Lacroix, CFA

Portfolio Manager & Chief Compliance Officer

  • Co-founded BTGG in 2006.
  • Chief Financial Officer, Pangea Agriculture Group Inc. (agricultural entrepreneurship, 2017-2021)
  • Co-founder and Managing Partner of Echo Capital, private equity firm (2006-2019).
  • Vice President Strategic Planning, Telesystem International Wireless with extensive equity and debt market experience ($3 billion of financings, 1990-2005).
  • BA and Masters in Finance from the Université de Sherbrooke, CFA.
  • 30 plus years experience in mergers & acquisitions, business valuation, portfolio management and financing within privately-held and publicly-traded companies
  • 30 years working with Mr. Beattie.

Jim Shannon, MBA, M. Eng., CIM

Portfolio Manager and Head of EMD Business

  • Founding investor at BTGG
  • Over 20 years experience in capital markets and infrastructure investing.
  • Founder of Woodpark Capital, an advisory firm in financial services.
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Quebec Precious Metals (QPM.V).
  • Portfolio Manager at Windermere Capital a fund specialized in natural resources (2011-2016).
  • Institutional Equity Sales at Stifel GMP (2003-2011) and BMO Capital Markets (2000-2003).
  • MBA from Ivey School of Business, M. Eng. from McGill University, B.Sc. From the University of Waterloo

Learn more about BT Global Growth

We invite you to learn more about the performance of the BT Global Growth Fund. Furthermore, we encourage you to visit our Market Insights page where we often post articles about our market views as well as our various media appearances.

If you are considering diversifying your existing portfolio, we invite you to contact us today to discuss potential investment opportunities. It will be our pleasure to answer your questions about our Montreal-based Investment Fund and our investment philosophy. We encourage you to view the video below where Paul Beattie introduces the firm and talks about the characteristics of our flagship BT Global Growth Fund.

Team BT Global Growth

Paul Beattie, MBA

Paul Beattie, MBA

President / Associate Portfolio Manager
Jacques Lacroix, CFA

Jacques Lacroix, CFA

Co-Founder / Portfolio Manager / Chief Compliance Officer
Gill Broome

Gill Broome

Advisory Board Member
David Creighton

David Creighton

Chairman
James Shannon, M.Eng, MBA, CIM

James Shannon, M.Eng, MBA, CIM

Head of EMD Operations

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