Fergus W. Gould

CFA

Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Fergus W. Gould

Fergus joined Nexus in 2000. He is part of the investment management committee and is responsible for specific client relationships and client portfolios.

As a Vice President, Portfolio Manager, Fergus focuses on the investment process including fundamental equity research, financial analysis and portfolio management for both segregated portfolios and pooled funds. At Nexus, Fergus is part of the team that offers tailored wealth planning and investment management directly to private clients, foundations and endowments.

Prior to joining Nexus, Fergus’ prior roles included investment banking at Scotia Capital and strategic management consulting at McKinsey & Co.

Areas of focus:

  • Investments
  • Portfolio Construction
  • Client Service

Designations & Specialties:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA)

Education:

  • The Wharton School
  • University of Cape Town

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Donor Advised Funds: An Overview

Topic:
Foundations & Endowments
Excerpt:
As we approach the end of the calendar year, taxes and charitable giving inevitably surface as ”things to do” in peoples’ minds. Here, we’d like to

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The Case for An Annual Family Roundtable

Topic:
Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
Not long after I joined Nexus, Bill Berghuis imparted some good advice that has stuck with me

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The Imperfect Art of ESG

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
In addition to the devastation, the senseless war in Ukraine has revealed some awkward facts about the composition of some Environmental, Social and

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Au Revoir

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
As you may be aware, my time at Nexus is coming to a close. Over the last number of months, I have been working closely with others at the firm to

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The End of an Era – Inflation is Back!

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
Inflation talk is dominating the news. It is on the mind of the man in the street and investors alike – and not just in North America or the lands of

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Embracing the Golden Years: A Journey of Reflection and Wisdom

Topic:
Human Interest, Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
It was an otherwise slow mid-afternoon trading session on the “old” floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange at 234 Bay St. The dog days of summer had

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Where Have All the Boutiques Gone?

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
Many small, once independently managed, firms have fallen into the clutches of larger organizations such as banks, institutional money managers and

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
A recent article by David Brooks in The Atlantic magazine argues that, despite the heavy shroud of pessimism that envelopes most of our current

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First Home Savings Accounts (FHSA) Are Here!

Topic:
Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
We are pleased to announce that Nexus now offers FHSAs to our clients. 

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And… We’re Live! Announcing Our New Website

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
There is no denying that 2020 was one for the books. For us at Nexus it was also a year of visual transformation as we modernized our brand to reflect

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Capital Gains, Charitable Acts, and the New Alternative Minimum Tax

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
If you regularly make charitable donations or perhaps sit on the board of a charitable organization, you might be wondering what all the hubbub

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Getting to the “Good Life”

Topic:
Living to 100
Excerpt:
“What do I need for a good retirement?”

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The Demise of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
At the beginning of November 2022, Sam Bankman-Fried was crypto-currency’s “White Knight”. The flip-flop and t-shirt-wearing 30-year-old was the found