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Bill’s Buzz April 2020 Moves

April 24, 2020  
ASMR Reading of Bill’s Buzz Moves

In Calgary, Ross Prokopy joins INFOR Financial as Principal from Raymond James where he was Managing Director, Energy Investment Banking. And in Toronto, INFOR has appointed former Duo Bank Corporate Controller and Head of Reporting, Brian Nguyen as CFO, and recent grad Seldi Shembitraku as an Investment Banking Analyst.


Pat McCarthy joins Leede Jones Gable as Managing Director, Capital Markets. Pat was most recently Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets at Mackie Research Capital.


Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan hires Senior Principal, Private Capital Imran Siddiqui. Imran was most recently a Partner at Signal Hill Equity Partners.


Joining Kingwest & Company as Managing Director, Portfolio Manager is Anthony Visano.


In Montreal, Philippe Pastrie joins PSP as a Direct Private Equity Associate from CIBC Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Associate.


Former KPMG Deal Advisory Analyst, Savinay Chopra, has joined Credit Suisse as an Investment Banking Analyst.


RSM Canada hires Justin Krieger as Director, Business Development, TMT from SATOV Consultants where he was a Private Equity Business Relationship Manager.


Michael Chan, former Senior Associate, Valuations at Deloitte has joined Connor, Clark and Lunn as an Infrastructure Analyst.


Amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec has made several changes in leadership at a senior level. These changes include the following:

·  Former senior executive Macky Tall will head the newly created Real Assets and Private Equity business unit;

·  Helen Beck has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Equity Markets;

·  Kim Thomassin, formerly Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs, will now lead the Quebec investments and stewardship investment; and

·  Martin Coiteux, Chief Economist, is now Head of the Global Strategy team.


Credit Suisse has hired Doug Clark as Head of Market Structure, Americas. Doug was most recently at Virtu in a similar role.


Onex appoints Jessica Brennan Managing Director, Head of Client and Product Solutions based in New York. Jessica was most recently Partner and Managing Director, Investor Relations at the Carlyle Group.


Stifel GMP has continued their hiring to include the following:

·  Gary Skene as Managing Director, Investment Banking, from National Bank Financial where he was Managing Director;

·  Director, Origination Investment Banking, Alex Lane. Alex was previously Vice President and Portfolio Manager at 1832 Asset Management;

·  Cormark Securities’ Maggie MacDougall, as Vice Chairman, Head of Research; and

·  Alex Motherwell joins as Vice President, Institutional Sales.


Joining Blair Franklin Capital Partners in Toronto is Dayna Gibbs (Markwart) as a Partner, who brings extensive experience in investment banking as well as governance through her various corporate and not-for profit directorships.


In Calgary, Chris Hooper has been appointed interim CIO at Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation. Chris was previously Managing Director, Private Equity at Azimuth Capital.


Also in Calgary, joining Stifel FirstEnergy as an Investment Banking Analyst from EY’s M&A Advisory team, is Mert Dalaman.


Joining 1832 Asset Management is Credit Research Analyst, Erin Hotson. Erin was previously Vice President, Credit Trading at TD Securities.


In Vancouver, Aazan Habib joins Paradigm Capital as a Technical Analyst. Aazan was most recently a Market Analyst at Haywood Securities.


Connor Pugliese, previously Associate, Investment Banking, Metals and Mining at National Bank Financial, joins Triple Flag Precious Metals as an Associate, Corporate Development and Investor Relations.


Jason New has been appointed co-CEO of Onex Credit. Jason was previously a Senior Managing Director of Blackstone and co-Head, Distressed and Special Situation Investing for GSO Capital Partners.


Echelon Wealth Partners hires Director, Investment Banking, Akash Goyal from Deloitte where he was an Executive Director, Corporate Finance.


Alf Sailer joins Grant Thornton Corporate Finance as Managing Director from AltaCorp Capital where he was Managing Director, Investment Banking, DIG.


In Toronto, Rothschild hires Investment Banking Analyst, Daniel Pham, from RBC Capital Markets in Calgary.


Moving to Los Angeles from Toronto is Rothschild Investment Banking Analyst, M&A and Project Finance, Jeremy So to join Brainjolt as a Business Analyst.


In Montreal, Olivier Raymond joins Investissement Québec as a Senior Associate, Private Equity & Debt from Bombardier where he was a Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance.


Joining Terrain as a Research Associate in San Francisco from Scotiabank’s Private Equity Sponsor Coverage group in Toronto, is Sitan Zhang.


Pooja Gedia joins Setter Capital as a Transaction Execution Analyst for Private Equity Secondaries. Pooja was most recently a Capital Markets Analyst at Morgan Stanley in India.


Recent grad, Phillip Chadder, joins Haywood Securities as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Joining Stifel GMP from Eight Capital are Chad Macdonald and Paul Kilfoy as Managing Directors, Institutional Trading.


Agentis Capital hires Yves Bouillet as a Midstream Director in Vancouver. Yves was previously at Wells Fargo in Houston.


Regimen Equity Partners has hired Vice President, Private Equity, Kristian Rochon from Deloitte.


Validere has hired Nick Read as Director of Business Development. Nick was most recently a Senior Commodity Trader at Bunge.


In Calgary, Adam MacDonald launches a new private equity firm Northwood Capital. Adam was previously an Advisor at Stawowski McGill.


BMO Capital Markets hires Equity Research Associate, Metals & Mining, Martin Dumont. Previously, Martin was a Senior Analyst, Investor Relations at IAMGOLD.


Alex Wong joins PJ Soloman in New York as an Investment Banking Associate. Most recently, Alex was an Associate, Infrastructure Finance at RBC in Toronto.


In Montreal, joining National Bank Financial as an Investment Banking Associate, is Matteo Fasanella, from Deloitte.


Joining Marathon Capital in Chicago is Brendan O’Sullivan as an Analyst. Brendan was most recently a Senior Associate at Deloitte in Vancouver.


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