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Bill’s Buzz May 2020 Moves

May 29, 2020  

Onex Credit has appointed Ronnie Jaber as Head, Structured Products. Ronnie was most recently Managing Director and Co-Head, Structured Credit and Portfolio Manager for Global Credit at the Carlyle Group. Onex also hired Oak Hill Advisors Managing Director and Portfolio Manager Chad Valerio as Portfolio Manager for Onex’ Opportunistic Credit team.

Tyler Swan has been appointed Head of Equity Capital Markets at CIBC to succeed Benoit Lauze who passed away last month.

Ardalan Aaziznia joins Burkett Asset Management as an Associate Analyst. Ardalan was previously an Investment Analyst at TenX Ventures.

Recent grad, Jacob Liu, joins Veritas Investment Research as an Associate Equity Analyst, Special Situations.

Raymond James has appointed Dion Degrand Head of the Calgary Investment Banking team. Dion was most recently Head of Western Canada.

Patrick Bryden, Scotiabank’s Energy Equity Analyst will now lead ESG Research, and Vladislav Vlad moves to Scotiabank’s Equity Research department.

Jon Morrison joins AltaGas as Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development. Jon was most recently Executive Director, Institutional Equity Research at CIBC Capital Markets.

Equity Research Analyst, Tech, Daniel Rosenberg, joins Paradigm Capital from Haywood.

Mary Anne Palangio joins the Canadian Securities Exchange as CFO from Converge Technology Solutions where she was CFO.

Julian Ovens, formerly Chief of Staff to the Minister of International Trade is now Senior Advisor at Crestview Strategy in Ottawa, where he is advising clients on crisis-driven changes to M&A and investment approvals.

Olivier Provost joins RBC’s Corporate Client Group as Vice President, Loan Syndications. Olivier was most recently an Associate Director, Leveraged Finance at HSBC’s Middle Market Financial Sponsors Europe Group in the UK.

Forming Altrust Investment Solutions is Henry Kneis as CEO from Difference Capital and Abria Alternative Investments, former Fern Capital Partners Managing Partner, Wilson Tow in Product Structuring, and former RPIA Head of Retail Distribution, Andrew Mystic as Chief Portfolio Strategist.

Former Fiera Capital’s Jeffrey DeaconGreg Dimmer and Jean-Christophe Greck have launched Private Debt Partners.

Jonathan Durocher, previously President of National Bank Investments, is now President of National Bank Financial Wealth Management.

Jonathan Turnbull joins Harrison Street Real Estate Capital as Managing Director, Head of Canadian Transactions & Business Development from Alignvest Student Housing where he was Managing Partner.

Heather Kirk joins Selection Group as Senior Vice President & CFO from Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust.

AddEnergie hires Francis Baillargeon as Vice President & CFO. Francis was previously an AVP, Strategy and Corporate Development at TD Bank.

In Montreal, SNC-Lavalin hires Kelly Gill as Director, Transformation. Kelly was most recently a Manager, M&A at Bombardier.

Also in Montreal, Jean-Philippe Boivin joins National Bank Financial as an Investment Banking Associate.

Bryce Stewart, Founder & CEO of 23:32 Capital, leaves Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets’ Real Estate, Global Investment Banking team.

Cormark Securities hires Brock Colterjohn as an Institutional Equity Research Analyst, Mining. Brock was most recently a Mining & Energy Equity Sales Specialist at Canaccord Genuity – Global Capital Markets.

Returning to Toronto from Houston is Wes Swanson to join Consolidated Group Canada and Prime Real Estate Holdings as CFO. Wes was most recently in the Energy Investment Banking group at Guggenheim Partners.

Waratah Capital Advisors hires Senior Associate, Investor Relations, Cameron McKendrick. Cameron was most recently an Associate at CCC Investment Banking.

Recent grad, Patrick Elliott, joins Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Investment Banking Analyst.

Paul Parisi is now Head of Canada for Silicon Valley Bank. Paul was previously President of PayPal Canada.

Northleaf Capital Partners appoints Paul Bradley Operating Partner. Paul was most recently CFO at Northland Power.

Danielle Skipp has joined Nicola Wealth as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer, from BloombergSen where she was Chief Operating and Compliance Officer.

Joining Regent Capital Partners as Head of Investment Banking from Haywood Securities where he was Managing Director, Investment Banking, Technology & Special Sits, is Lawrence Rhee.

HOOPP hires Senior Associate, Abigail Leung, from Credit Suisse where she was an Investment Banking Associate.

Danny Quach joins Timbercreek Asset Management as a Senior Associate, Global Debt Investments. Danny was most recently an Associate, Corporate Banking at BMO Capital Markets.

Krunal Billimoria joins Oak Hill Financial as an Investment Banking Associate. Krunal was previously a Consultant at IAMGOLD.

Overbay Capital Partners has hired Business Development Associate, Monique Kahnert, from Toronto Finance International where she was a Business Development Manager.

Career-long CIBC Investment Banker, Benoît Lauzé, passed away this week after a very courageous battle with cancer.

The Bank of Canada announces the appointment of Tiff Macklem as Stephen Poloz’s successor, whose term as governor ends in June. Tiff is currently Dean at Rotman School of Business and was previously the Deputy Governor under Mark Carney.

Marisa Jones joins TD Asset Management as Vice President & Director, Fixed Income. Marisa was most recently a Director, Corporate Debt Research Analyst covering investment grade Energy Infrastructure.

Joining Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets’ Investment Banking team is Vivek Chandwani. Vivek was most recently an Associate Director, Investment Banking at UBS.

Elena Kareclas joins Sun Life as Assistant Vice President, Corporate Development in Toronto. Elena was previously an Investment Associate at HabourVest Partners in London, UK.

Plenary Americas hires Tyrone Fernandes as Manager, Project Delivery. Tyrone was previously a Bid Director/Capture Manager, Infrastructure at SNC-Lavalin.

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