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Special Keynote Speaker
Harald Serck-Hanssen
Group Executive Vice President Large Corporates and International, DNB

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Speakers

Ole-Eirik Lerøy, Chairman of the Board, Marine Harvest
Mr. Lerøy is educated at the Norwegian School of Management 1980-84, and completed the AFF Management program in 1992. Mr. Lerøy has broad experience in the seafood industry; He is the former CEO of Lerøy Seafood Group ASA 1991-2008, former Chairman of the Norwegian Seafood Federation (SjømatNorge) and former Chairman of the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC). Mr. Lerøy has been Chairman of the Board of Marine Harvest since 2010. He is also Chairman of Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Industry and member of the board of the International Groundfish Forum.

Regin Jacobsen, CEO, Bakkafrost
Mr. Jacobsen (born 1966) has been the CEO of Bakkafrost since 1989. Mr. Jacobsen is educated at Aarhus School of Business, Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Accounting (HD-R). From 1982 to 1988, Mr. Jacobsen was Accounting Manager of the former P/f Bakkafrost, and from 1988 until 2006, he held the position as Managing Director of the former P/f Bakkafrost.

Arne Møgster, CEO, Austevoll Seafood
Mr. Møgster has been the CEO of Austevoll Seafood ASA since June 2006. Arne Møgster holds a MSc in International Shipping and Bachelor of Business Administration. He has worked in various subsidiaries of LACO AS, the main shareholder of Austevoll Seafood ASA, since 1997. He has a diverse working experience covering the fishing, shipbuilding and offshore supply market. He was the Managing Director of Norskan AS for 3 years, with one year based in Brazil, before joining Austevoll Seafood ASA in 2006.

Jon Hindar, CEO, Cermaq Group
Mr. Hindar took on the position as CEO of Cermaq in March 2012. Mr. Hindar holds a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and has supplementary management education from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was previously the CEO of Norsun AS, Senior Vice President of Invitrogen Corp., CEO of Dynal Biotech ASA, and Partner and Managing Director of Fondsfinans ASA. Jon Hindar is on the board of Norconsult AS, Photocure ASA and Scatec Solar.

Einar Wathne, President of Aqua Nutrition, Cargill
Einar is the president of Cargill Aqua Nutrition. He has 29 years experience at EWOS, now Cargill, including leadership roles in Research & Development, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management.

Yngve Myhre, Owner and CEO, Rosøy AS
Mr. Myhre has more than 20 years of experience in the seafood industry. He started his career as Managing Director with Nova Sea AS and Manager for Marine Harvest. Mr. Myhre later held several high profile positions such as CEO of Salmar ASA and Aker Seafoods ASA, Chairman of Nova Sea AS and Board Member of Norway Royal Salmon and Fiskebåt (The Norwegian Fishing Vessel Owners Association).

Mr. Myhre currently manages and owns Rosøy AS, a Seafood Investment and Management company, in addition to serving as Chairman of Nova Austral S.A. (owned by Altor and Bain) and Board Member of EWOS (recently sold from Altor/Bain to Cargill Aqua Nutrition), Arnarlax (Iceland), and Nofima (The Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research). Mr. Myhre has a M.Sc. in Business from The University of Nordland.

Webjørn Barstad, CEO, Havfisk
Mr. Barstad holds a BA (Hons) Business Organization (siv.øk) and MSc International Banking and Financial Studies from Heriot-Watt University Business School in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has worked in the fishing industry throughout his professional life, including fish processing and sales in a family business, three years working for the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association in Trondheim, 15 years for the Norwegian Fishing Vessel Owners Association (Fiskebåt) in Aalesund, four years in management at ship owner Strand Havfiske AS, before taking up the position as CEO of Havfisk ASA at the beginning of 2015.

Anders Gaarud, Director, EQT Partners
Mr. Gaarud joined EQT Partners in August 2006. Prior to joining EQT Partners, Mr. Gaarud worked two years for UBS Investment Bank's Nordic Team in London. Mr. Gaarud graduated with a M.Sc. in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics, majoring in Finance with exchange studies at the MBA program of the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary in Virginia, USA.

Per Even Hauge, Director, DNB Markets
Mr. Hauge joined DNB Markets Investment Banking in 2002 and is currently Head of Seafood Coverage. He has gained substantial experience with Mergers and Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets related transactions within the global seafood sector. Mr. Hauge holds a Master of Fishery Science degree from the Norwegian College of Fishery Science/University of Tromsø and a degree from Suffolk University Madrid Campus.

Ronald L. Stotish, CEO, AquaBounty Technologies
Mr. Stotish, Ph.D. is CEO, President and Executive Director of AquaBounty Technologies. Ron joined AquaBounty in 2006 as Vice President for Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining AquaBounty, Ron was Executive Vice President for R&D at MetaMorphix, Inc. He previously served as Vice President for Global Pharmaceutical Research and Development at Fort Dodge Animal Health, and held a variety of positions at American Cyanamid.

Mr. Stotish began his career in basic research at Merck. Ron has degrees in Biochemistry and over forty years’ experience in the discovery, development, and commercialization of new animal health products. Ron is a member of the Board of Directors of BIO, the Biotechnology Industry Organization, and serves on the Food and Agriculture Section Governing Board of BIO. He is a member of the World Aquaculture Society, Global Aquaculture Alliance, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the National Institute for Animal Agriculture.

Harald Serck-Hanssen, Group Executive Vice President Large Corporates and International, DNB
Mr. Serck-Hanssen assumed the position as Head of Large Corporates and International at DNB in January 2013, leaving his position as head of the Shipping, Offshore and Logistics division, SOL. Serck-Hanssen joined DNB in 1998 and has headed various sections in SOL. He has previous experience from Stolt-Nielsen Shipping and Odfjell Group. Mr. Serck-Hanssen has a BA (Hons) degree in business studies from the University of Stirling and has also completed an advanced management programme at INSEAD Fontainebleau.

John Marshall, Technical Director, Benchmark Animal Health
Mr. Marshall is Technical Director of Fish Vet Group (FVG) & Benchmark Vaccines Limited (BVL). John has a degree in Agricultural and Environmental Science (honours in Crop Protection) from Newcastle University and an MBA from Open University with Business Finance and Acquisition Strategy from Harvard University.

He has 20 years’ experience in the animal health industry working in R&D, sales and marketing, business development, business unit leadership and leads the Group’s R&D teams working on the development, sales and marketing of new animal health vaccines, medicines and biocides. John joined FVG from Novartis Animal Health in 2011 where he was their Head of European Business unit Aquaculture and Head of Global Technical Services – Aquaculture, spending the past 12 years growing the Novartis Aquaculture business and taking to market many new vaccines and pharmaceutical products.

Daniel Fairweather, Director of Aquaculture and Fisheries, Willis Limited
Mr. Fairweather is a trained fish biologist, joining the insurance industry in 2000 as a Specialist Aquaculture Claims Broker, before moving into account handling and placement. In 2007 Mr. Fairweather moved to RSA Insurance Limited, where he progressed to Senior Aquaculture Underwriter. In 2012 Mr. Fairweather was recruited by Willis Limited to head up the aquaculture division, where he handles their global aquaculture account and the development of risk services. Recently, he has been exploring the concept of using parametric insurance as a risk management tool for the aquaculture and fishing industries.

Thor Talseth, Portfolio Manager, AMERRA Capital Management
Mr. Talseth has a long record of accomplishments from the seafood and banking industries. Mr. Talseth is currently Portfolio Manager at Agri-business focused Asset Manager AMERRA Capital Management, LLC. - investing in the international seafood and aquaculture industry. Mr. Talseth has been actively involved in a number of large seafood transactions as executive, adviser and corporate banker. He is Founding Partner of Neptune Partners, and has previously been Head of Seafood within Corporate Finance at Arctic Securities, Chief Operating Officer of Aqua Bio Technology ASA, Managing Director of Landsbanki Norway, Chief Financial Officer at Catch Communication ASA, and Chief Executive Officer for Fjord Marin ASA. Mr. Talseth holds a B.Sc. in Finance from Trondheim Business School (TØH), and a Master’s degree in Management from The Norwegian Business School (BI).

Pål Korneliussen, Publisher, IntraFish Media
Pål Korneliussen, Publisher of IntraFish Media, has led the company for over 10 years. Before venturing into media Mr. Korneliussen worked in seafood (Lerøy Seafood, Kolnor Trading) and as a Management Consultant in the fish farming industry. Korneliussen holds a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration.

Drew Cherry, Editorial Director, IntraFish Media
Drew Cherry is the Editorial Director of IntraFish Media, the world's largest seafood news and information provider. Cherry was born and raised in Alaska, and holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Davis, and a Master’s in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California.

Rachel Mutter, Editor, IntraFish Media
Rachel Mutter is an editor at IntraFish Media and has been reporting on the seafood industry since 2002. She was born and raised in London but has spent periods living and working abroad, most recently returning from a four year spell in China. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English and European literature from the University of Essex.

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Date 4th November, 2015 Location Four Seasons Hotel
Hamilton Place, Park Lane
London W1J 7DR, England

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Advantage Ventures

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AGR Partners

AgSource, Inc

Ajia Partners Asset Management (HK) Ltd.

American Seafoods Group LLC

Amerra Capital Management

Andromeda Group

Anta Capital Management Limited

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Axon Capital Partners

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Barnwell Capital

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Bloomberg Philanthropies

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Blumar Seafoods

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Bonafide Wealth Management AG

Boreas Capital

Bregal Partners

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Calypso Capital

Carrhae Capital

Cartesian Capital

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CCB International-Hong Kong

Centre Partners

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China Select Capital Partners

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Chiron Partners

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Conti Street Partners

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Counterpoint Capital Partners

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Empower Securities Ltd

Endeavor Capital

Equitas Capital

ESO Capital Group

Evergreen Group China

Ferox Capital

Fidelity

First Shanghai Securities

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GAM Hong Kong Ltd

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Global Capital

Global Fresh Foods

Goldman Sachs

Gorton's

Grape Bay Capital

GXZ Investments

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Herfo Finans AS

High Liner Foods

Highline Capital Management

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HM Investment Incorporated

HOTW Family Funds

Iceland Seafood International

Icicle Seafoods

IIG- International Investment Group

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Innotech Advisers Ltd

International Copper Association

International Finance Corporation

Islandsbanki

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KeyBanc Capital Markets Seafood Group

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Kontrari

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Kverva

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MERIAL

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Morpol

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Nireus Aquaculture

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Palm Ventures

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Platinum Holdings Co., Ltd

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Polar Capital

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Private Capital Advisors

Rabobank

RBC Capital

Royce & Associates

Samherji hf.

SBS Securities

Schorghuber Stiftung & Co

Scottish Salmon Company

Senrigan capital

Skandi Seafoods Ltd.

Skretting Group

Slade Gorton

Sparebanken Vest Markets

Spayne Lindsay & Co.LLP

Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered PLC-Hong Kong

Steinberg Asset Management

Stifel Nicolaus Weisel

Sun Capital Partners

Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co Ltd

Superior Investments

SustainAsia Ltd-Hong Kong

Tibra Trading Hong Kong Ltd

Tradewinds Global Investors

Tremblant Capital

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UBS

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US Bank

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Walton Family Foundation

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William Capital Associates

Willis Group Holdings

Wingate Capital Management

Zana Capital

Ziff Brothers Investments

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ABG Sundal Collier

Acme Smoked Fish Corp

Adams & Associates Capital Management

Advantage Ventures

Aegis Capital

AGR Partners

AgSource, Inc

Ajia Partners Asset Management (HK) Ltd.

American Seafoods Group LLC

Amerra Capital Management

Andromeda Group

Anta Capital Management Limited

AquaChile

Aquacopia / Grape Bay capital

Arctic Securities

Arcticus Capital

Asset Development Corp

Axon Capital Partners

Bank of America

Barings Asset Management

Barnwell Capital

Benros Capital

Biomar

Bishop Capital Management

Black River Asset Management

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Blue Ocean Mariculture

Blue Ridge Aquaculture

Blumar Seafoods

BNP Paribas Hong Kong

Bonafide Wealth Management AG

Boreas Capital

Bregal Partners

Brookside capital

Calypso Capital

Carrhae Capital

Cartesian Capital

Cash Financial Services Group Limited

CCB International-Hong Kong

Centre Partners

Cermaq

Chang International

China Eagle Asset Management Limited

China Merchants Securities Co.Ltd

China Select Capital Partners

Chinook Insurance Group

Chiron Partners

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Conti Street Partners

Cooke Aquaculture

Counterpoint Capital Partners

Darden

DBS Vickers (Hong Kong) Ltd

Delta Lloyd Group (Hong Kong)

Diapason Commodities Management

DNB

DTB Capital Management

Ecomarin

EKO Asset Management

Emerge Capital

Empower Securities Ltd

Endeavor Capital

Equitas Capital

ESO Capital Group

Evergreen Group China

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Fidelity

First Shanghai Securities

Fish Pool ASA

Fondren Management LP

Four Links Marketing Ltd.

GAM Hong Kong Ltd

Glacier Securities LLC

Global Capital

Global Fresh Foods

Goldman Sachs

Gorton's

Grape Bay Capital

GXZ Investments

Handelsbanken Capital Markets

Herfo Finans AS

High Liner Foods

Highline Capital Management

HKW Investments

HM Investment Incorporated

HOTW Family Funds

Iceland Seafood International

Icicle Seafoods

IIG- International Investment Group

Iliad Avenues, LLC

Innotech Advisers Ltd

International Copper Association

International Finance Corporation

Islandsbanki

Jin Hung Securities Ltd.

Jo Hambro Capital Management

JP Morgan

K&L Gates LLP

KeyBanc Capital Markets Seafood Group

Kingston Securities Ltd. 

Kontrari

Kubaran Capital

Kverva

Kverva Management AS

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Lion Capital

Lloyd George Management

Manulife Asset Management(Hong Kong)Ltd

Marel Holding BV

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McQueen Ltd

Mergermarket Ltd

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Millenium Capital Partners

Morpol

Nautilus Equity Holdings

NBK Capital

New Island Capital

Nireus Aquaculture

Nomura International(Hong Kong) Ltd

Northern Pelagic Group, LLC - NORPEL

Northwestern Mutual Capital

NOS Clearing

Nutreco

Occidental Group

Ocean Choice International

Omnivore Capital

Open Ocean Systems

Orion Seafoods

Oslo Børs ASA

Pacific Andes

Paine & Partners, LLC

Palm Ventures

Passport Capital

PCG

Pegasus Capital Advisors

Pensato Capital

Pescanova

Phillip Securities Group

Platinum Holdings Co., Ltd

PMN Capital (H.K.) Limited

Polar Capital

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Private Capital Advisors

Rabobank

RBC Capital

Royce & Associates

Samherji hf.

SBS Securities

Schorghuber Stiftung & Co

Scottish Salmon Company

Senrigan capital

Skandi Seafoods Ltd.

Skretting Group

Slade Gorton

Sparebanken Vest Markets

Spayne Lindsay & Co.LLP

Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered PLC-Hong Kong

Steinberg Asset Management

Stifel Nicolaus Weisel

Sun Capital Partners

Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co Ltd

Superior Investments

SustainAsia Ltd-Hong Kong

Tibra Trading Hong Kong Ltd

Tradewinds Global Investors

Tremblant Capital

Trident Seafoods

Triple Nine Fish Protein

UBS

Uni-President Enterprises Corp.

US Bank

Van der Zwan Group

Vector Capital Associates

Wallace&Bruce Asset Management Ltd

Walton Family Foundation

Wellam Investment Ltd

Wheatsheaf Investments

Wikborg, Rein & Co.

William Capital Associates

Willis Group Holdings

Wingate Capital Management

Zana Capital

Ziff Brothers Investments

Zymtech -KVS

A. Espersen A/S

ABG Sundal Collier

Acme Smoked Fish Corp

Adams & Associates Capital Management

Advantage Ventures

Aegis Capital

AGR Partners

AgSource, Inc

Ajia Partners Asset Management (HK) Ltd.

American Seafoods Group LLC

Amerra Capital Management

Andromeda Group

Anta Capital Management Limited

AquaChile

Aquacopia / Grape Bay capital

Arctic Securities

Arcticus Capital

Asset Development Corp

Axon Capital Partners

Bank of America

Barings Asset Management

Barnwell Capital

Benros Capital

Biomar

Bishop Capital Management

Black River Asset Management

Bloomberg Philanthropies

Blue Ocean Mariculture

Blue Ridge Aquaculture

Blumar Seafoods

BNP Paribas Hong Kong

Bonafide Wealth Management AG

Boreas Capital

Bregal Partners

Brookside capital

Calypso Capital

Carrhae Capital

Cartesian Capital

Cash Financial Services Group Limited

CCB International-Hong Kong

Centre Partners

Cermaq

Chang International

China Eagle Asset Management Limited

China Merchants Securities Co.Ltd

China Select Capital Partners

Chinook Insurance Group

Chiron Partners

Clearwater Seafoods

Conti Street Partners

Cooke Aquaculture

Counterpoint Capital Partners

Darden

DBS Vickers (Hong Kong) Ltd

Delta Lloyd Group (Hong Kong)

Diapason Commodities Management

DNB

DTB Capital Management

Ecomarin

EKO Asset Management

Emerge Capital

Empower Securities Ltd

Endeavor Capital

Equitas Capital

ESO Capital Group

Evergreen Group China

Ferox Capital

Fidelity

First Shanghai Securities

Fish Pool ASA

Fondren Management LP

Four Links Marketing Ltd.

GAM Hong Kong Ltd

Glacier Securities LLC

Global Capital

Global Fresh Foods

Goldman Sachs

Gorton's

Grape Bay Capital

GXZ Investments

Handelsbanken Capital Markets

Herfo Finans AS

High Liner Foods

Highline Capital Management

HKW Investments

HM Investment Incorporated

HOTW Family Funds

Iceland Seafood International

Icicle Seafoods

IIG- International Investment Group

Iliad Avenues, LLC

Innotech Advisers Ltd

International Copper Association

International Finance Corporation

Islandsbanki

Jin Hung Securities Ltd.

Jo Hambro Capital Management

JP Morgan

K&L Gates LLP

KeyBanc Capital Markets Seafood Group

Kingston Securities Ltd. 

Kontrari

Kubaran Capital

Kverva

Kverva Management AS

Lexington Capital Management

Lion Capital

Lloyd George Management

Manulife Asset Management(Hong Kong)Ltd

Marel Holding BV

Marine Harvest

McQueen Ltd

Mergermarket Ltd

MERIAL

Millenium Capital Partners

Morpol

Nautilus Equity Holdings

NBK Capital

New Island Capital

Nireus Aquaculture

Nomura International(Hong Kong) Ltd

Northern Pelagic Group, LLC - NORPEL

Northwestern Mutual Capital

NOS Clearing

Nutreco

Occidental Group

Ocean Choice International

Omnivore Capital

Open Ocean Systems

Orion Seafoods

Oslo Børs ASA

Pacific Andes

Paine & Partners, LLC

Palm Ventures

Passport Capital

PCG

Pegasus Capital Advisors

Pensato Capital

Pescanova

Phillip Securities Group

Platinum Holdings Co., Ltd

PMN Capital (H.K.) Limited

Polar Capital

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Private Capital Advisors

Rabobank

RBC Capital

Royce & Associates

Samherji hf.

SBS Securities

Schorghuber Stiftung & Co

Scottish Salmon Company

Senrigan capital

Skandi Seafoods Ltd.

Skretting Group

Slade Gorton

Sparebanken Vest Markets

Spayne Lindsay & Co.LLP

Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered PLC-Hong Kong

Steinberg Asset Management

Stifel Nicolaus Weisel

Sun Capital Partners

Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co Ltd

Superior Investments

SustainAsia Ltd-Hong Kong

Tibra Trading Hong Kong Ltd

Tradewinds Global Investors

Tremblant Capital

Trident Seafoods

Triple Nine Fish Protein

UBS

Uni-President Enterprises Corp.

US Bank

Van der Zwan Group

Vector Capital Associates

Wallace&Bruce Asset Management Ltd

Walton Family Foundation

Wellam Investment Ltd

Wheatsheaf Investments

Wikborg, Rein & Co.

William Capital Associates

Willis Group Holdings

Wingate Capital Management

Zana Capital

Ziff Brothers Investments

Zymtech -KVS

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