Peter Arts

Global Head of Money Markets and Short Duration

Peter manages the Taxable Short Fixed Income Team, overseeing assets in short-duration taxable bond funds, stable value, securities lending, collateralized loan products, offshore funds and separately managed accounts. He is the lead manager of the BMO Prime Money Market Fund, the BMO Government Money Market Fund, the BMO Short-Term Income Fund and related portfolios. He is co-manager of the BMO Tax-Free Money Market Fund. Peter also serves on the Investment Committee, the Risk Committee and the New Business Committee.

Peter joined the company in 1994 as a portfolio manager specializing in securities lending portfolios, as well as 2a-7/ultra-short mutual funds. Previously, he was on the BMO Capital Markets foreign exchange and derivatives trading desk. He also worked in fixed income and equity sales at Lehman Brothers.

He holds an M.B.A. in finance from DePaul University and a B.A. in finance from Loras College.