Montreal: Financial Risk – to Hedge or Not to Hedge

November 23, 2017 all-day
McGill University
Room 126
FDA Building
3450 University Street

En français 

McGill COSMO, CIM Montréal, in collaboration with CIM MES Montréal, are pleased to present:

Antoine Lajoie

President, FINMETRIX Inc.


who will deliver a presentation on:

Financial Risk: to Hedge or Not to Hedge


The mining industry has often been criticized for its approach to hedging financial risk. This presentation tackles the subject from multiple angles and considers the impact on various stakeholders. The objective is to help companies develop a forward-looking and transparent methodology to find a balance between long-term survival and market opportunities.



Antoine Lajoie holds a Master’s in Finance and CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and has 20 years of experience in financial risk management and derivatives. He joined the Treasury of the National Bank in 1996 and began his career as a consultant to companies in sectors such as money markets, interest rate financial engineering, currencies and commodities. Subsequently appointed head of the foreign exchange and derivatives team as Senior Director where Antoine managed a team of more than twenty consultants in financial risk management. Now at FINMETRIX, he works in partnership with his clients, to manage their financial market risks related to currencies, interest rate and commodities.


Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
12:15pm – 1:45pm



Registration: 12h15PM
Presentation: 12h30PM
Closing Remarks: 1h40PM


McGill University

Room 126, FDA Building, 3450 University Street


Adams Building, 3450 University Street (third building on the left as you head North on University Street, between Milton and Sherbrooke), Room 126 Montreal, Quebec H3A 0E8


The seminar is complimentary and seats are limited. Register by Tuesday, November 21, at 12noon to secure your place. Please RSVP to Lise Chartrand, Secretary, CIM Montreal Branch at or Tel. (514) 425-5553 if you are interested in attending. This is an excellent networking opportunity and there is no charge to attend. So we can best service all who are interested and able to join us at this upcoming event please register for it if you are confident that you are indeed able to attend it. Thank you for your interest and understanding.

Thank you to our sponsor, McGill University’s COSMO (Stochastic Mine Planning Laboratory), for providing the space!


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