Copper Rock Capital Partners Hires Grant For EM Equity Analyst Role

Feb 9 2017 | 4:04pm ET

Fast-growing boutique equity manager Copper Rock Capital Partners has hired former Boston Company Asset Management executive Tom Grant as a senior research analyst.

Grant will be responsible for fundamental research coverage and generating investment ideas for all of the firm’s existing global equity strategies, according to a statement. He will have a particular emphasis on emerging markets small cap securities.  

Grant spent nearly ten years with The Boston Company Asset Management, serving on the international equity team as senior research analyst for the company’s Emerging Markets Small Cap strategy. He also participated on the Emerging Markets All Cap strategy, where he had a focus on small cap stocks across global emerging markets.

Beforehand, Grant had roles with Sirios Capital Management and Adams, Harkness & Hill, now part of Canaccord Genuity. He is a CFA charterholder. 

“With our firm’s steady growth in global equity assets, we believe it is critically important to continuously reinvest in our business and have done so with the addition of another experienced senior research analyst,” said Michael Forrester, Copper Rock’s CEO, in the statement. “We are extremely pleased to attract someone as experienced as Tom to our investment group, and look forward to his immediate contributions to our on-going success.”

Founded in Boston in 2005, Copper Rock Capital Partners is a specialist global equity manager combining proprietary quantitative analysis with extensive fundamental investment research. As of December 31, 2016, Copper Rock had approximately $5.1 billion in assets under management on behalf of more than 100 institutional clients around the world.

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