As at June 26, 2020Show prices

SaskWorks Diversified (Class A - Series A) $19.8285

SaskWorks Diversified (Class A - Series F) $21.9225

SaskWorks Resources (Class R - Series A) $8.9029

SaskWorks Resources (Class R - Series F) $9.9449

Management Team

As one of Saskatchewan’s largest venture capital and private equity managers, our team has a proven track record – not only in building long-term growth for investors, but also for job creation. Our team is leading the way to a stronger Saskatchewan by focusing on community goals.

The SaskWorks management team is led by President, Randy Beattie; Chief Executive Officer, Rob Duguid; Vice President, Chris Selness; Chief Financial Officer, Mike Merth; Chief Investment Officer, Jeff Linner; and Chief Operating Officer, Eric Clark.

PFM Capital Inc., the manager of SaskWorks, also manages Apex Investment Fund, Prairie Ventures Limited Partnership, Top Soil, and the Saskatchewan Entrepreneurial Fund. This breadth of activity means the managers at SaskWorks Venture Fund have an unparalleled ability to engage in larger, late stage organizations that carry a lower degree of risk. This also allows us to effectively participate in follow-on investment activity as our investee companies succeed and grow. Just as we view effective management teams as a key success factor in our investee companies, we also believe that our own management team is the strongest in Western Canada.

You’ve seen the indicators of success. Now let’s meet the team of dedicated professionals that makes SaskWorks Venture Fund work.

Rob Duguid

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Rob Duguid serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for SaskWorks Venture Fund Inc. Mr. Duguid is the Chief Executive Officer and founding partner of PFM Capital. Mr. Duguid formally joining the firm in 2003 from Crown Capital Partners, where he served as a partner from 2000-2003. Prior to his position at Crown Capital, Mr. Duguid was Vice President of Investments with the Saskatchewan Government Growth Fund Management Corporation (SGGF), a $155 million immigrant investor fund, one of the largest of such funds in Canada.

Over a long career in private equity and venture capital that began in the early 1990s, Mr. Duguid has developed a deep understanding of private investment management. As CEO of PFM and an officer of all of investment funds that PFM manages, Mr. Duguid is particularly focused on PFM’s portfolio management and decision-making. He also holds a number of directorship positions for portfolio companies including Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp., Auctus Property Fund LP, StorageVault Canada Inc. and the All-Fab Group of Companies.


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