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Bill’s Buzz December 2019 Moves

December 30, 2019  

RBC Capital Markets hires Tim Papp as Managing Director of its Healthcare group, with a focus on Biotechnology from Stifel Financial where he was Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking.

Also joining RBC is Investment Banking Analyst, Metals & Mining, Eddie Kofman from Haywood Securities and Investment Banking Analyst, M&A, Yannik Spang from Canaccord Genuity.

Yellow Point has hired Brad Hill as a Partner from PwC Corporate Finance in Vancouver, where he was a Managing Director.

Jack Fraser joins BDC Capital Co-investments as Partner from SSENSE where he was Vice President, Finance.

In Montreal, Justin Brasier joins Fonds de solidarité as Investment Director, Fund Investments. Justin was most recently a Senior Director, Fund Investments at Investissement Québec.

Also in Montreal, Distinction Capital hires Investment Analyst Audrée-Pier Héroux from Aspex Group.

David Chong leaves Deloitte’s Infrastructure M&A advisory group to join Connor, Clark & Lunn as an Investment Analyst.

Leaving Focal Healthcare’s Corporate Development team to join WinnerMax Capital as an Investment Analyst, is Robin Gao.

Stifel GMP/First Energy’s acquisition brings the following hire, and promotions:

·  Matthew Gaasenbeek is hired as Co-head, Investment Banking joining Nick Johnson to lead the team in Canada;

·  Harris Fricker is named President of Stifel Nicolaus Canada; and

·  Jamie Thomson has been promoted to COO from Director, Operations and Special Projects

Raymond James Capital Markets has made the following promotions in Toronto:

·  Nicole Svec-Griffis and Sean Boyle have been appointed Co-Heads of Institutional Sales;

·  Nick Pocrnic has been promoted to Institutional Sales Team Head, Energy & Mining; and

·  David MacKinnon has been appointed Senior Vice President, Real Estate Corporate Lending at Raymond James Bank

OMERS appoints Blake Hutcheson CEO to succeed the retiring Michael Latimer in 2020.

Desjardins has hired Brad Saunders as Managing Director, Debt Capital Markets and Syndication. Brad was most recently Head of Debt Syndication at TD Securities.

In Montreal, joining Walter Capital Partners as a Managing Partner is Eric Doyon, most recently President at Entrepreneur Capital.

David Rice has joined Beacon Securities as Vice President, Equity Trading from Echelon.

Canadian Tire hires Nerissa Chan as a Senior Consultant, Corporate Strategy & Development. Nerissa was most recently an Investment Banking Analyst at Morgan Stanley.

Paul Stasiewich joins Brookfield Asset Management as an Associate from First Gulf.

Joining Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is Investment Analyst, Private Capital Nicole Lawson. Prior to OTPP, Nicole was an Investment Banking Analyst, M&A at RBC Capital Markets.

Leaving KPMG where he was a Staff Accountant, Energy & Natural Resources is Mo Al-Nabhan, joining National Bank Financial’s Investment Banking team as an Analyst, Power Utilities & Infrastructure.

NewPoint Capital Partners hires recent grad, Alexia Brambilla as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Sherhanth Thiruchchuthan, also a recent grad, joins AltaCorp Capital as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Raymond James Wealth Management has made the following promotions:

·  Mario Addeo has been appointed Vice Chair, Private Client Group;

·  Richard Rousseau has been appointed Vice Chair, Private Client Group, Quebec;

·  Replacing Mario as Executive Vice President, Head of Private Client Solutions, is Sybil Verch; and

·  Replacing Richard is Jamie Coulter as Executive Vice President, Head of Wealth Management.

Agentis hires Vice President, Ashley Ng, most recently Vice President at Akipeo, to lead their recently launched infrastructure co-investment advisory practice.

Derek Miners joins Whitehorse Liquidity Partners as a Senior Principal, Head of Active Portfolio Management. Derek was most recently Managing Director, Trading at CPP Investment Board.

Also joining Whitehorse from CPP Investment Board, is Principal Joshua Booth.

Onex hires Portfolio Valuations Director, Andriy Tkach from Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan where he was a Senior Manager, Valuation.

In Calgary, Tom Wach joins Pinnacle Wealth Brokers EMD as Vice President, Head of Corporate Finance. Previously, Tom was Vice President at Animus Capital Partners.

Also in Calgary, Geri Greenall, CFO & Portfolio Manager at Camber Capital has left to join Spartan Delta as CFO.

BlackSquare hires Manash Goswami as CFO from First Asset where he was a Senior Vice President, Head of ETF Portfolio Management.

ScoZinc Mining has hired Vice President, Investor Relations Simion Candrea. Simion was previously with Gravitas Securities on their Investment Banking team, focus in Natural Resources, Ag & Diversified.

Joining FactSet in New York as Vice President, Content Management and Head of Metals & Mining is Ehsan Dana from ED Capital Advisory in Vancouver where he was Founder and Principal Advisor, Mining.

FirePower Capital has hired Rachel Qiu as Manager, Sales Operations and Research from Johnson & Johnson Medical Companies, and Jasmin Chan as an Analyst, M&A Advisory from KPMG in Vancouver where she was a Senior Accountant.

Chris Byers joins FundThrough as Director, Strategic Projects. Chris was most recently a Senior Associate, Private Equity at Clairvest.

BMO Capital Markets has hired Equity Research Associate David Weiss to focus on Telecom/Media/Cable. David moves from Macquarie Capital Markets in Metals and Mining.

Leaving CPP Investment Board’s Infrastructure team is Senior Associate, Esper Nemi to join Brookfield Asset Management.

Also joining Brookfield is Associate, Investments Tony Ding from TD’s Investment Banking, M&A team.

Georgian Partners hires Growth Equity Investment Analyst, Juri Zguri from Credit Suisse where he was an Investment Banking Analyst.

Joining Serruya Private Equity as an Analyst is Jeremy Rogers from Caldwell Investment Management where he was an Associate.

Bryan Plenderleith, previously a Commercial Analyst at Hammerhead Resources, joins Shopify as an Investment Analyst.

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