Music Royalties with David Vankka on The Unlimited Podcast

With the launch of the Unlimited Podcast we are excited to announce our first guest, David Vankka, President, Partner & CFO of ICM Asset Management, and Portfolio Manager of the ICM Crescendo Music Royalties Fund.

Brian and David discuss the relatively unknown world of music royalties: what are they, how can you invest in them, and what can they add to a portfolio as a truly alternative asset class?

Mr. Vankka joined ICM as a partner in 2017 and leads ICM’s diversified private equity platform. Mr. Vankka has 30 years of experience in investment banking, trading, and capital markets. He has been a Managing Director at several investment banks with extensive advisory experience in domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt origination, due diligence, structured product management, strategic planning, risk management, and proprietary trading. Mr. Vankka was a founder of global energy investment bank Tristone Capital which was ultimately sold to Macquarie Group and before that co-head and principal at Peters & Co. Limited. Mr. Vankka also was Vice President, Risk Management at Gluskin Sheff + Associates.

Mr. Vankka holds Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Professional Accountant, and Chartered Accountant designations. He is registered as Portfolio Manager with the Alberta Securities Commissions and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction from the University of Calgary.

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