Dundee Hires Sytchev and Forster Joins Bissett, Vlaad Says

Forum Equity Partners Inc. hired Richard Chou as an associate, according to Vlaad and Co., a Toronto-based financial services recruiting firm.

Other moves in the “Bill’s Buzz” weekly newsletter include:

* Dundee Capital Markets Inc. hired Maxim Sytchev as managing director and head of research, moving from Altacorp Capital Inc.; Patrick McBride as managing director and head of sales coming from Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.; and institutional equity salesperson Martin Lavigueur from Macquarie Group Ltd.

* Bank of Nova Scotia equity analyst Neil Forster joined Bissett Investment Management as an equity research analyst.

* GMP Securities LP hired Manraj Aujla as a metals and mining research associate. He was previously an energy infrastructure research associate at Casimir Capital LP.

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