Philip Benson, Managing Partner

Philip Benson, Managing Partner

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Email: pbenson@fmmc.ca
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Philip is a graduate of Queen’s University where he completed an Honours degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies. With over twenty years of experience in the investment industry that has spanned portfolio management, research and investment banking, Philip brings a broad skill set to the projects he undertakes.

Prior to establishing Fraser Mackenzie Merchant Capital in 2011, Philip spent 4 years at Fraser Mackenzie Limited, where he led the firm’s diversified industries investment banking activities.  Prior to that,  he was a Director at Blackmont Capital (formerly First Associates) providing investment banking services to a clientele spanning the industrial, technology and consumer products sectors. From 1993-1999, he was a Vice President and partner at MMI Group, a Toronto based money manager and merchant bank.

He has authored a number of articles for Canadian and international publications, including a comprehensive study of Canada’s aerospace industry. He is also the author of the The 50 Best Stocks to Own in Canada, published by Macmillan Canada in 2001. Philip is a member of the Canadian Forces and the Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies.