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Bill’s Buzz February 2021 Moves

February 1, 2021  

BMO Capital Markets shuffles senior roles in Investment Banking.

In Calgary, Haywood Securities appoints Darrell Bishop as Managing Director, Investment Banking to join recently appointed MD’s Mathieu Couillard and Sean MacGillis. Neal Gilmer has been appointed Head of Research, Special Sits and Christopher Jones as Energy Research Analyst in place of Darrell.

Marco Letto joins SSR Mining as Director, M&A and Strategy from RBC Capital Markets where he was Vice President, Global Investment Banking.

In Montreal, Pier-Olivier Desrosiers joins Finloc 2000 as Director of Credit and Operations. Pier-Olivier was most recently a Director of Credit at Otera Capital.

Also in Montreal, Cozey appoints Dominic Letourneau CFO, COO & Partner. Dominic was most recently Director, Operating Partner at Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec.

Penfund hires Jack Ran as an Associate from BMO Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Analyst, M&A.

Joining Ironbridge Equity Partners as a Private Equity Associate is Darren Lewis. Darren was most recently a Manager, Deal Advisory at KPMG.

Kevin Osei-Ababio joins Whitehorse Liquidity Partners as an Analyst, Asset Management. Kevin was most recently an Investment Banking Analyst, M&A at CIBC Capital Markets.

Gracorp hires recent grad, Josh Levinson, as an Acquisitions Analyst in Vancouver.

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Raymond James appoints Marwan Kubursi Managing Director and Head of HealthCare and Technology.

Grayhawk hires Partner and Relationship Lead, Julie Cowan, most recently Managing Director, Head, Canadian Global Capital Markets Relationship Management at Scotiabank.

Fraser Fullard, most recently Vice President at Lazard, is now Director, Investment Banking, FIG at CIBC Capital Markets.

Joseph Fars joins Red Cloud Securities as Vice President, Investment Banking from Eight Capital.

In Montreal, Converium Capital hires Mathieu Fradette as Director from PSP Investments where he was a Senior Manager, Credit Investments.

Also in Montreal, Bill Garnett, most recently an Investment Banking Associate at RBC Capital Markets, joins GoMaterials as Head of Finance.

Whitehorse Liquidity Partners continues to hire with Samuel Gernburg and Mark Cho joining as an Analysts. Samuel from BMO Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Analyst and Mark from Deloitte where he was a Senior Associate, M&A Transaction Services.

PI Financial hires Senior Technology Research Analyst, Kris Thompson.

Jalal Ahmad joins BMO Capital Markets as an Investment Banking Analyst, Global Technology & Business Services. Jalal was most recently an Analyst, Corporate Client Group, Technology & Industrials Corporate Banking at RBC.

Ethan Spence joins Bayline Capital Partners. Ethan was previously an Institutional Equity Research Associate, Special Situations at Haywood Securities.

In Vancouver, Gracorp hires recent grad, Josh Levinson, as an Acquisitions Analyst.

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Joining Manulife Securities as Head of Sales is Richard McIntyre, most recently Executive Vice President, COO at Dundee.

In Montreal, Steven Martins joins Laurentien Bank Securities as Vice President, Trader, Institutional Equity from Velocity Trade Capital where he was a Director, Global Equities.

Sandra Taube Godard joins Clariti Strategic Advisors as a Managing Director. Sandra was previously a Managing Director, Investment Banking, Alternate Capital Solutions at UBS.

INFOR Financial hires Principal, Pras Kayilasanathan from BDO where he was a Director, Investment Banking, M&A & Corporate Finance.

Tennyson Cho joins CIBC as Executive Director, DCM. Formerly he was at TD as Associate Vice President, Head of Funding.

Viveck Panjabi joins National Bank Financial as an Equity Research Associate, Sustainability & Clean Tech from Stifel GMP’s Metals & Mining team.

Correction: Whitehorse Liquidity Partners hires Samuel Gernburd as an Analyst. Samuel joins from BMO Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Analyst.

CPPIB appoints John Graham as CEO from Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Credit Investments.

In Montreal, Rodeo FX hires Chief Growth Officer, Kit Dalaroy from KPMG where he was Managing Director, Business Development.

Joining Stifel as Director, Investment Banking from National Bank Financial where he was most recently Director, Investment Banking, Diversified Industries, is Artem Krylov.

Also joining Stifel, as an Equity Research Associate covering the Canadian Exploration & Production sector is Taylor Brown from BMO Commercial Bank where he was a Senior Associate.

Adrien Lucisano joins IMCO as a Senior Portfolio Manager. Adrien was most recently a Principal, Global Macro Portfolio Manager at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Also most recently at OTPP, as an Investment Associate, joining Vistara Capital Partners as an Associate, is Sean Lindover.

Whitehorse Liquidity Partners hires the following:

Michael Chun, previously a Manager, Strategy & Transactions at EY has joined Valitas Capital Partners as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Laurentian Bank Securities hires Jackson Harding as an Associate, Investment Banking, Mining. Jackson joins from Raymond James where he was an Analyst in a similar group.

In Calgary, Gustavo Avendano joins Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. as an Investment Banking Analyst from GMP FirstEnergy.

Joining CIBC Capital Markets from National Bank Financial is Investment Banking Analyst, Kevin Fung. Recent grad, Jacky He, joins CIBC’s Mid-Market Investment Banking team as an Analyst

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