Éric-Paul Couture

Éric-Paul Couture


Eric-Paul Couture co-founded Quantitative Capital, division of AMI Partners Inc. (now TD Quantitative Capital) in 1992 with Carl H. Otto, a pioneering canadian-based investment management firm specializing in semi-active risk-controlled canadian equity portfolio strategies. He served as managing partner and portfolio manager for 4 years during which assets under management grew from $250 million to $5 billion. As Chief Research Officer and portfolio manager at Barclays Global Investors Canada, he then contributed to the development, validation and roll-out of BGI’s Canada Alpha Tilt institutional product which delivered a realized Information Ratio of 1.0 for assets under management in the $300 million range.

In 2012, Mr. Couture launched Chapados Couture Capital with ApSTAT partner Nicolas Chapados to build portfolios of factor-based equity strategies and option-based alternative premia strategies.

Mr. Couture has 33 years of experience in the investment management industry. He holds a Bachelor in Finance from McGill University, a Masters in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines, and is a CFA charterholder.

  • Time Series Modeling
  • Econometrics
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Chartered Financial Analyst, 1992

    CFA Institute

  • MSc in Mineral Economics, 2002

    Colorado School of Mines

  • BCom in Finance, 1987

    McGill University