Brandes Launches Canadian Mutual Fund Business

Brandes Investment Partners & Co. established a Canadian retail mutual fund business comprised of nine mutual funds that began operation on July 2, 2002. Brandes is the Canadian subsidiary of investment advisory firm Brandes Investment Partners LLC, based in San Diego.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP acted for Brandes Investment Partners & Co., under the supervision of general counsel Gerald Wheeler, Brandes Investment Partners LLC. The McCarthy Tétrault team included Sean Sadler, Michael Nicholas, Andrew Parker and Wendi Locke (securities), Jillian Welch, Nigel Johnston and Angela Ross (tax), Paul Steep, Tony Alexander and Genevieve Currie (risk strategy and research), Dean Palmer and Nancy Eber (employment), Danielle Bush and Deborah Creamer (intellectual property) and Gord Sato and Jacqueline Harper (real estate).