Welcome to Aventine Investment Counsel

A partner-owned investment counselling firm with a focus on long term growth and capital preservation through modern portfolio design and concentrated investing.

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Welcome to Aventine Investment Counsel

A partner-owned investment counselling firm with a focus on long term growth and capital preservation through modern portfolio design and concentrated investing.

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Clear Perspective

Professional investment counselling for families, corporations and foundations by a team of experienced investors with a history of wealth creation. We have experience with the challenges and opportunities that present themselves to all investors.

Broad Perspective

We speak to clients about a broad range of investment opportunities beyond traditional public market investments, such as investing in private companies and mortgages as well as complementary alternative funds allowing for diversification across asset classes.

Aligned Perspective

Our clients appreciate that we are fully aligned with them.  Approximately 25% of the assets under management at Aventine are from the partners and their immediate families.

Who We Are

An approachable team with a unique skill set and expertise in public and private markets, investment counselling and disciplined investment processes.

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Telfser: Top Picks

By |August 12th, 2022|

James Telfser, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager at Aventine Investment Counsel, discusses his top stock picks: Celanese, WSP Global, and Park Lawn.

Market Review & 22-Q3 Outlook Video

By |August 3rd, 2022|

With all the turbulence in financial markets so far this year, we decided to do things a little differently this quarter and take you through a small presentation to review some key data points year-to-date, how the market is positioned, and where we see opportunities looking ahead.

2022 Q2 Manager Letter

By |June 30th, 2022|

There is an old Wall Street saying, “Don't Fight the Fed”. While sweet-sounding in its simplicity, we find this statement to be seriously misleading, especially in the long term.

2022 Q1 Manager Letter

By |March 31st, 2022|

2022 has begun with a dramatic shift in the mindset of the market. While the war in Ukraine was a shocking new input into our framework, its impact seems to be a continuation of factors started by the onset of the pandemic.

2021 Q4 Manager Letter

By |December 31st, 2021|

While volatility continued to persist throughout Q4, client accounts finished up 2.7% in the quarter and 17% for the year based on our Balanced Composite, the highest annual return since inception.

2021 Q3 Manager Letter

By |September 30th, 2021|

After a calm summer for global markets, we were reminded again in September that stock markets don’t always go up. Despite a volatile final month to the quarter, client accounts finished up 0.9% in Q3-21 and are up 13.8% YTD based on our Balanced Composite.

Head Office

Aventine Investment Counsel
2 Bloor Street West, Suite 3400
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3E2
Tel: 647-697-3533
Fax: 416-644-6001

Client Service

Inquires will be promptly addressed.
Please contact:

Shannon Vadovic 
Head of Private Client Services
Tel: 647-697-3533

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