John Kruk is the co-head of the Investment Products & Wealth Management Group. John is also a member in our Securities Group specializing in advising investment managers. His experience includes all aspects of structuring, marketing, operating and restructuring a broad range of investment products and services including public and non-public mutual funds, closed-end funds, other structured products, mortgage investment corporations, segregated funds (individual variable insurance contracts) and private asset management services, and compliance issues relating to those products and services. He developed innovative forward purchase and sale transactions for investment funds and currently advises managers on responding to the income recharacterization measures in the recent federal budget. He also has played central roles in the acquisition, reorganization of disposition of investment management businesses through public and private transactions. John has assisted the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) - the Canadian mutual fund industry association - with submissions to Canadian securities regulators and with establishing guidelines for IFIC's members.
John has been a speaker at several industry conferences.