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Bill’s Buzz April 2021 Moves

April 1, 2021  

Paul Spafford, Managing Director and Vice Chair, Investment Banking at CIBC World Markets, will retire May 31.

Raymond James hires Onorio Lucchese as Managing Director, and Head of Real Estate Investment Banking.

Stephen Davy and Timothy Loftsgard have been named Co-Heads of Lazard Canada.

Spectral Medical has appointed Chris Seto as CEO.

Dima Zyhmantovich joins Deloitte as a Senior Associate, Infrastructure M&A. Previously Dima was an Associate Investment Product Manager at Mackenzie Investments.

In Vancouver, Fort Capital Partners has hired Michael Grubner as an Investment Banking Associate. Michael was most recently an Associate with Headwater Equity Partners.

In Montreal, Sagard Holdings hires Private Equity Associate Philippe Carmant from RBC Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Analyst.

Adrian Parisotto joins Raymond James as an Analyst, Capital Markets Origination. Adrian was most recently an Analyst, Private Client Capital Markets at Richardson Wealth.

In Montreal, joining National Bank Financial from Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets is Director, M&A Adrian Mayor-Mora.

Fengate Asset Management hires Director, Investments & Origination – Private Equity, Darryl Sam, from First West Capital where he was Senior Director.

Desjardins Capital Markets hires John Sclodnick as Vice President, Equity Research Analyst, Mining and Metals. John was most recently an Equity Research Analyst, Gold and Precious Metals at National Bank Financial.

Karan Mathur joined Sagard Holdings as Principal. Formerly he was Vice President, Global Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets.

In Montreal, Guillaume Martel-Lamarre joins RBC’s Mid-Market M&A team. Guillaume was most recently a Senior Associate at PwC.

OMERS Growth Equity hires Associates Tamara Chackeris from Barclays where she was an Investment Banking Associate, DIG, and Wilson Zhang from HarbourVest Partners where he was a Senior Associate, Direct Investments.

BMO Capital Markets hires Investment Banking Associate, PU&I, Zia Mehtab. Zia was most recently an Investment Banking Associate at Peters & Co. in Calgary.

BMO also hires Equity Research Associate, Real Estate, Frank Liu. Frank was most recently a Senior Analyst, Real Estate at DBRS Morningstar.

Ethan Spence joins Bayline Capital Partners as an Associate.

Greg Fedele joins M Partners as an Investment Banking Associate.

Rex Opportunity hires Zach Beaulieu as a Corporate Development Associate. Zach was previously at CEPRES as an Investment Analyst in Munich.

Joining TD Securities as an Investment Banking Analyst is Reid Talarico. Reid was most recently an Analyst, Mid-Market Investment Banking at CIBC.

In Vancouver, Macquarie hires Mining Finance Analyst, Mike Chen, from the Advisory group at PwC.

Crosbie & Company hires Investment Banking Analyst, Brandon Rocco from ProNavigator where he was a Corporate Development Analyst.

Leaving EY where he was Manager, Strategy & Transactions to join Valitas Capital Partners is Michael Chun as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Jasmine Chan joins CPP Investments as an Analyst, Private Equity Secondaries from FirePower Capital where she was an Investment Banking Analyst.

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Evan Siddall will join AIMCo as CEO in July, from CMHC.

Roth Canada hires Michael Tait as Managing Director, Head of Origination. Michael was most recently Co-Founder and CEO of Waypoint Investment Partners.

Amit Muni joins CI Financial as CFO from WisdomTree Asset Management in New York.

Joining HOOPP as Head of Global Real Estate is Eric Plesman from Oxford Properties where he was an Executive Vice President, North America.

Also joining HOOPP is Marc Julien, as a Senior Associate, Real Estate from Tricon, where he was a Private Equity Analyst.

Oak Hill Financial hires Marko Tesanovic as Vice President from ATB Financial where he was an Equity Research Associate, Diversified Industries.

Polar Asset Management hires Christopher Tuszynski as an Investment Associate. Christopher was most recently an Investment Banking Associate on the Financial Sponsors team at CIBC Capital Markets.

Joining TD Securities in New York from National Bank Financial in Toronto is Investment Banking Associate, Gurvinder Bassi.

Leaving Deloitte where he was a Senior Accountant, Audit to join Brookfield Asset Management as a Senior Analyst, Private Equity is Eric Molinaro.

CIBC Capital Markets combined its Global Energy and its Global Infrastructure and Power teams to create an Energy, Infrastructure and Transition Group.

Joining Canaccord Genuity’s Canadian Equity Trading team as a Director from CIBC World Markets is James McGrogan.

Nutrien in Calgary, appoints Mayo Schmidt, President & CEO.

David Holden joins Oxford Properties Group as an Advisor, Real Estate Finance & Capital Markets from RBC Capital Markets where he was a Managing Director, Investment Banking, Real Estate.

Arcadea Group hires CFO Elese Allin from Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Finance where she was a Senior Director.

Andrew Pucher joins Dascena in San Francisco as CFO from Tilray in Toronto where he was Chief Corporate Development Officer.

Joining CBGF as a Senior Associate is Arlene Paterson from Purdue Pharma where she was a Senior Manager, Strategic Planning.

In Montreal, RBC Capital Markets hires Mid-Market M&A Associate, Guillaume Martel-Lamarre from PwC where he was a Senior Associate, Assurance.

Gerry Zhan, most recently an Investment Banking Associate at Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets, joins Uber as a Senior Strategy & Ops Manager.

Whitehorse Liquidity Partners hires Matthew Harrington as an Analyst from TorQuest Partners.

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