Ravi Sood

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Ravi Sood
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Residence Hong Kong SAR, China
Nationality Canadian
Education B.Math (Honours)
Alma mater University of Waterloo
Known for Agriculture, Mining, Africa, Natural Resources

Ravi Sood (born July 5, 1976) is a Canadian financier and venture capitalist. Sood was raised in Waterloo, Ontario and resides in Hong Kong. He was received his bachelors in mathematics from the University of Waterloo. He is the co-founder and former CEO of Navina Asset Management and its predecessor company Lawrence Asset Management, which at its peak controlled over $800 million in assets globally.[1] On August 6, 2010 Sood sold Navina to Aston Hill Financial.[2] and moved on to focus on other endeavors.[3]

Sood has also founded several businesses operating in emerging markets, including Buchanan Renewables, Feronia Inc., Blockchain Power Trust, and Galane Gold.

Sood became well known in Canada as a regular TV personality and frequent guest host of the Business News Network's evening news programme "Squeeze Play". He is best known for commenting in the media on the income trust sector,[4] global markets,[5] natural resources and agriculture.[6][7][8]

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  1. ^ Lawrence Asset Management and Navina Capital merge to form Navina Asset Management "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-06. Retrieved 2010-03-02. 
  2. ^ Aston Hill Announces Agreement to Acquire Navina Asset Management Inc http://www.astonhill.ca/news/2010-06-07.html[dead link]
  3. ^ Won, Shirley (April 28, 2018). "Money manager Ravi Sood leaves Aston Hill Financial". The Globe and Mail. The Globe and Mail Inc. Retrieved May 30, 2018. 
  4. ^ National Post’s Financial Post & FP Investing. November 5, 2005. Diane Francis. “Lawrence report might help Goodale”. Toronto. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2009-12-07. 
  5. ^ BNN: Squeezeplay. June 30, 2009: Overseas Funds [06-30-09 5:30PM]. http://watch.bnn.ca/squeezeplay/june-2009/squeezeplay-june-30-2009/#clip189113[dead link]
  6. ^ "How best to invest in agriculture". The Globe and Mail. The Globe and Mail Inc. August 23, 2012. Retrieved May 30, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Investing in Agriculture" "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-10-18. Retrieved 2010-03-16. 
  8. ^ BHP aims to go solo on potash marketing but honour existing Canpotex commitments [1]