Toronto (November 1, 2012) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is proud to announce that Ronald Kosonic, a partner in the Firm's Toronto office, was awarded a Canadian Hedge Fund Award for greatest ongoing contribution to the sector.

Ronald Kosonic practises in the areas of corporate and securities law and specializes in domestic and offshore hedge funds, investment management companies and securities regulation and regulatory compliance. He is a member and former co-chair of the Legal and Finance Sub-Committee of the Canadian Chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AMIA) and is a contributing author of Starting a Hedge Fund – a Canadian Perspective and The Capital Guide to Canada’s Hedge Fund Potential.

The fifth annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards celebrate the “best-in-breed” of Canadian asset managers. Winners are chosen based on nominations and a review of historical data by a panel of five judges.

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