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Bill’s Buzz July 2020 Moves

July 31, 2020  

ATB Capital Markets hires Greg Woynarski in Calgary as Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income. Greg was previously at Canaccord Genuity in Toronto.

Bereket Berhe has joined Beacon’s research team as Director, Research Analyst, Mining from M Partners.

Nikhil Thadani has joined Sophic Capital as Vice President, Capital Markets Advisory. Nikhil was most recently an Equity Research Analyst with a focus on technology at Mackie Research.

Esplanade Ventures hires Chris Angelatos as a Senior Analyst. Chris was previously an Analyst, Technology & Innovation, Mid-Market Investment Banking at CIBC.

Extendicare hires Senior Financial Analyst Edward Xu who was previously an Associate at Callian Capital.

UBS hires recent grad, Benji Rodkin, as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Velocity Trade opens an office in Calgary with former EncoreFX Directors Keith Pais and Ritesh Pais to manage FX. Jessica Butt joins in the role of Institutional Sales, Equities, Futures and FX and Mark Heim as Senior Oil & Gas Analyst both formerly of Macquarie Bank.

Barbara Zvan has been appointed President and CEO of University Pension Plan Ontario. Barbara was previously Chief Risk and Strategy Officer at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Canaccord Genuity makes the following hires:

·  James Steels joins as an Institutional Equity Sales, Metals & Mining Specialist from Augusta Capital where he was Vice President, Investment Analysis & Capital Markets;

·  In Vancouver, Lori Pinkowski joins as Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager from Raymond James, and former RBC Dominion Adviser Monica He; and

·  In Calgary, Ernie Wyder former Richardson GMP Director, Wealth Management joins as Senior Vice President.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec appoints Vincent Delisle Head of Liquid Markets. Vincent was previously Co-Chief Investment Officer at Hexavest.

Ali Akbar joins Ironbridge Equity Partners as a Principal. Previously, Ali was a Manager in New York and London with Bain & Company.

Gianluca Tucci joins Torrent Capital as Manager, Business Development. Gianluca was previously an Equity Research Analyst with a focus on Technology, Gaming, Diversified Industries at Echelon Wealth Partners.

Investment Banking Associate, Joshua Fritz, joins UBS from Barclays.

In Calgary, recent grad Scott Martel, joins BMO Capital Markets as an Investment Banking Analyst.

ARC Financial has appointed Brian Boulanger as CEO.

Echelon Wealth Partners hires Jason Yeung as Managing Director, Investment Banking. Most recently he was a Principal and Managing Director, Investment Banking at Eight Capital

In Calgary, Brock Forbes joins Kluane Partners as a Principal from Eight Capital where he was an Investment Banking Analyst.

Jean-Francois Mercier joined HSBC’s fixed income trading desk in Montreal to manage the provincial and CMB books. JF was previously at CIBC trading provincial bonds.

CIBC Capital Markets hires Equity Research Analyst Dennis Fong to cover Energy and Oil from Canaccord Genuity where he covered large-cap Canadian Energy Stocks.

Oxford Properties hires Investment Analyst Isaac Chen from OMERS Ventures.

Joining OMERS Private Equity from Oxford Properties is Investment Analyst Jeremy Chan.

In Victoria, Gareth Lindstrom and Grahame Thorkelson join Burkett Asset Management from EncoreFX where both worked in Treasury Trading and Operations.

Recent grad, Saksham Chaudhry joins Whitehorse Liquidity Partners as an Analyst.

In Calgary, ATB Capital Markets hires Timothy Hart as Managing Director, Investment Banking, Diversified Industries from Veritas Strategic Advisory where he was President.

Penfund appoints Tony Howard as COO. Tony was most recently Vice President, Fund Operations at DRI Capital.

Andrew Breichmanas joins Desjardins Capital Markets as an Equity Research Analyst, Metals and Mining. Andrew was previously at BMO Capital Markets in London within a similar capacity.

Jean-Philippe Garant joins Novacap as a Senior Associate. Jean-Philippe was previously a Senior Associate, Direct Private Equity at CPP Investment Board.

Brookfield Asset Management hires Sophia Chen as a Private Equity Associate from Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets where she was an Investment Banking Associate, M&A.

Joining IMCO as an Analyst, Real Estate is Heather Murphy who was most recently a Senior Analyst at Altus Group.

Cormark Securities hires recent grad, Oren Karol, as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Karen Frank has been appointed Head of Private Equity at OTPP from Barclays Private Bank where she was most recently CEO. Karen will replace Jane Rowe who will become Vice Chair, Investments.

CCO Kuno Tucker joins Paradigm Capital from ITG Virtu.

Northland Power hires Wendy Franks, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Investment Management from CPP Investment Board where she was a Senior Principal.

Joining good natured Products as Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Development from Beacon Securities where he was a Research Analyst, is Spencer Churchill.

Burgundy Asset Management hires Liann Pincott as Vice President, Business Development from JP Morgan where she was an Executive Director of Private Banking.

Davey Mishra joins Clairvest as a Private Equity Associate from BMO Capital Markets where he was an Associate, Investment Banking, DIG.

National Bank Financial hires Investment Banking Analyst, James Newman. James was most recently an Investment Analyst, Natural Resources, at Mustang Capital.

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