Dean Perrin joined the Manager in September 2006 as Vice-President, Investments. Dean is currently the CIO. Dean specializes in the merger arbitrage space and special situation investments. Prior to joining the Manager, Dean worked at RBC Capital Markets in the equity research group, at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and with a national accounting firm. Dean holds an Honours Economics degree from the University of Western Ontario, and is a CFA Charterholder.