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Jon Aikman

Simon Ashbourne

Jon Aikman

Instructor, Rotman School of Management
Managing Director, Chartered Investment Manager






Jon is a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Toronto, and has taught courses on hedge funds and broker-dealers, derivatives and corporate finance.  Jon is a qualified lawyer in Canada and England, a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is a Chartered Investment Manager.  He sits on the investment committee of an endowment and pension, and is a member of a working group on financial stability and systemic risk at the Federal Reserve.  

Jon was Vice-President and Counsel for Citigroup in London, U.K., and has advised and represented leading asset managers and banks globally.  Jon holds an MBA from Oxford University and a law degree from Queen's University.  Jon is currently completing a book for the American Bar Association Press entitled “U.S. and International Hedge Funds” and is the author of “When Prime Brokers Fail” published by Bloomberg Press.  He has also co-founded a Fintech start-up focused on alternative investments.


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