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Bill’s Buzz August 2021 Moves

September 1, 2021  

We are excited to announce the appointment of Mary Leger to Recruiter at Vlaad and Company.

Matt Vines joins Hydro One as Vice President, Growth from BMO Capital Markets where he was Vice President and Head, Infrastructure Investment Banking.

Millennial Precious Metals hires Jason Banducci as Vice President, Corporate Development from Stifel Financial where he was Vice President, Investment Banking, Metals & Mining.

Previously Vice President & Director, Relationship Management at TD Asset Management is David Blyth, joining Romspen Investment Corporation as Vice President, Investor Relations & Business Development.

Greenbriar Equity Group hires Michael Wang as Director. Previously, Michael was Vice President at KPS Capital Partners.

Joining H.I.G WhiteHorse Capital as Principal, Canada Originations is Jason Caldarelli. Jason was most recently Managing Director at AltaCorp Capital.

Tara Speers joins Fengate Asset Management as Vice President, Investor Relations from George Weston where she was Senior Director, Investor Relations.

Calvin Yong is named Director, Investor Relations at RBC Capital Markets. Calvin was previously an Associate, Institutional Equity Research at CIBC Capital Markets.

Joining RBC as Senior Manager, Strategy & Transformation Services is Victoria Gibbings from Deloitte where she was Manager, Accounting Operations Advisory.

Leaving RBC Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Associate, M&A is Yannik Spang, joining Brookfield Asset Management as a Private Equity Associate.

Previously Manager, Valuations at PwC, joining Power Sustainable as a Senior Associate is Christine Baldazar.

Leaving The Co-operators as a Financial Advisor is Vincent Francescut, joining Caldwell Securities.

In Montreal, Jean-Philippe Lejeune joins Treasurisks as Product Owner from CDPQ where he was a Business Intelligence Analyst.

Also in Montreal, BMO Financial Group hires Tianning Lao as an Associate, Asset Based Lending from PwC where he was a Manager, Financial Restructuring and Distressed M&A.

In Calgary, Soren Kwasny joins RBC Capital Markets as an Analyst, Investment Banking from Peters & Co. where he was an Analyst, Corporate Finance.

National Bank appoints Laurent Ferreira as their next CEO following the retirement of Louis Vachon. Previously, Ferreira served as the COO for the bank.

In Edmonton, Erik Dmytruk joins Slate Asset Management as Managing Director from AIMCo where he was Director, Real Estate.

Leaving Resource Capital Funds where he was Principal, Director of Canada is Gregory Honig, joining Sherritt International as Chief Commercial Officer.

Aaron Toporowski rejoins BMO Capital Partners as Managing Director from HSBC where he was Director, Middle Market Financial Sponsors.

Joining the Investment Team at Northern Private Capital is Emily Brearton. Emily was most recently a Portfolio Manager, Private Markets Group at OPTrust.

IMCO hires:

Joining DW Healthcare Partners as a Private Equity Associate is Brody Wong from 123 Dentist where he was Corporate Development Manager.

In New York, Ashwin Anand joins RBC Capital Markets as an Investment Banking Associate, M&A. Previously, Ashwin was at Brookfield Financial in Toronto in the same role.

Also in New York, Nishant Praveen joins Credit Suisse as an Investment Banking Associate, M&A. Previously, Nishant was at National Bank Financial in Toronto in the same role.

Pranit Tukrel joins Inovia Capital as a Growth Equity Investor. Pranit was previously on the Private Equity team at Onex.

Previously an Associate, Real Estate Private Equity at Fengate Asset Management, joining Desjardins Capital Markets as an Associate, Investment Banking, is Marko Platosh.

WELL Health Technologies hires Nicholas Sharma as a Corporate Development Analyst from CCC Investment Banking where he was an Investment Banking Associate.

Chandon Yu joins OTPP as an Investment Analyst, Private Capital from Canaccord Genuity where he was an Investment Banking Associate.

Scotiabank hires Haydn McInroy as an M&A Investment Banking Associate from CIBC where he was in a similar role.

National Bank Financial hires recent grad Edward Su as an Investment Banking Analyst.

In Montreal, Cogeco hires Geoffroy Balthazard as Director, Corporate Development from WSP where he was Manager, M&A.

Also in Montreal, Isabelle Gaulin joins PSP Investments as Senior Analyst, Natural Resources from PwC where she was Assistant Vice President, M&A, Corporate Finance.

Joining Morrison Park Advisors as Managing Director is Stephen MacCulloch from JCIC Asset Management where he was President & CEO.

Fiera Infrastructure hires Ashley Ng as Vice President, Investor Relations. Ashley was most recently Vice President at Agentis Capital.

Hazelview Investments hires Institutional Sales Director, Lindsay Gobin, who was most recently Senior Vice President, Canadian Development & Strategy at Intertrust Group.

National Bank hires Daniel Buzzelli as Vice President, Real Estate Investment Banking. Daniel was previously Vice President, M&A, Investment Banking at TD Securities.

Joining Capitalize for Kids as Director of Business Development is Lucia Liscio from RBC Capital Markets where she was Director.

Also joining the Business Development team at Capitalize for Kids is Melissa Botelho from TD Securities where she was an Investment Banking Analyst.

Matthew Timbrell joins Fengate Asset Management as an Associate, Real Estate Investments, from Minto Group where he was a Senior Analyst.

Joining CIBC Capital Markets as Director, Capital Markets, Operational Risk is Shahriar Siddiqui. Shahriar was most recently at BMO Capital Markets as Manager, Capital Markets Audit.

Also joining CIBC Capital Markets is recent grad Jasmine Jian as an Investment Banking Analyst.

In New York, Onex hires Sofia Pirro as a Private Equity Associate from BMO Capital Markets in Toronto where she was an Investment Banking Analyst, M&A.

Also in New York, Eric Norman joins Evercore as an Investment Banking Analyst. Eric was most recently at CIBC Capital Markets in Toronto in the same role.

Andrew Zochowski joins CAAT Pension Plan as a Private Equity Associate from RBC Capital Partners where he was an Associate.

Beutel, Goodman & Company hires Yibo Zhang as a Quantitative Analyst, Fixed Income from DV Trading where he was a Junior Trader.

In Calgary, Barclays hires recent grad Riley Wolever as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Also a recent grad, Winston Dumont-Aubrey joins BMO Capital Markets’ Investment Banking M&A group as an Analyst.

BHP adds to their Corporate Development Team:

Raymond James hires Jill Chua as Managing Director, Investment Banking from Deloitte where she was Partner & Senior Managing Director, M&A and Partner, Corporate Development.

Gilles Hickey, most recently with TD Securities, joins Raymond James as Vice President, Investment Banking, Financials and Financial Technology.

Joining PortfolioHiWay as CEO is Brad Meiers from HSBC where he was Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets.

Northcrest Developments hires Loren Shore as Senior Vice President, Investments. Most recently, Loren was Director, Real Estate Investments at PSP Investments.

Leaving Alnes Capital where he was an Associate, Private Equity is Raghav Murali, joining Enghouse as Manager, Corporate Development.

Jeffrey Benson joins Hamilton Lane as a Senior Associate. Previously, Jeffrey was a Director at Fiera Private Debt.

In Montreal, Jessica Chan joins Descartes Systems Group as Manager, Corporate Development from KPMG where she was Manager.

Also in Montreal, Manual Arce joins CDPQ as a Senior Advisor, Infrastructure. Prior, Manuel was a Senior Manager, Global Infrastructure Advisory at KPMG.

Ahmed Husain joins BMO Capital Markets as an Associate, Investment Banking, M&A. Previously, Ahmed was an Associate, Sales and Trading at Raymond James.

Joining FirePower Capital as an Associate, M&A is Xinyi Tang from PwC where she was a Senior Associate, M&A.

Previously a Senior Analyst, Direct Private Equity at PSP Investments is Adam Hamade, joining CBRE Caledon Capital Management as an Analyst, Private Equity.

CIBC Capital Markets hires recent grad Madeleine Witt as an Investment Banking Analyst, Global Mining.

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