Lightwater Partners

Minimize Directional Risk

We don’t make big ‘calls’ on the market or a commodity or sector.

Absolute Returns

Returns irrespective of market performance.

Lower Correlation and Volatility

Risk mitigation in highly volatile times.

Our Team

Toronto Office: 372 Bay Street, Suite 1700


Jerome HassJerome Hass CFA

Jerome joined Lightwater as a Portfolio Manager in 2007 and has over 20 years experience in the financial industry. Previously, he worked as a Portfolio Manager at a prominent Canadian hedge fund and Montrusco Bolton Investments. Mr. Hass also worked as a Portfolio Manager in London, England for Canada Life Assurance Company. He started on the buy-side at Scottish Amicable Investment Managers in Scotland. Mr. Hass also worked as a sell-side Analyst with HSBC Investment Bank in Singapore and Malaysia. He began his career as an Economist with the Ministry of Finance. He holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Arts in Applied Economics from the University of Victoria as well as a Master of Science degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, and obtained a Chartered Financial Analyst ("CFA") designation in 1998.

Jimmy ChuJimmy Chu CFA

Jimmy joined Lightwater in 2009. He is a Portfolio Manager with fifteen years of experience in the financial services industry. Previously, he was a Senior Analyst at Investor Economics Inc., a private Toronto-based research and consulting firm where he was an industry voice on various facets of the Canadian financial services industry. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, and is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst ("CFA") designation.