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Bill’s Buzz October 2019 Moves

October 30, 2019  

Art Chipman will lead Paradigm Capital’s advisory practice as Partner, Head of Advisory. Art was most recently Managing Director, DIG at Macquarie Capital Markets.

National Bank Financial hires Managing Director, Investment Banking, DIG, Saad Rawra, from Credit Suisse where he was a Director in a similar group.

Joining Valens as Director, Corporate Development from AltaCorp Capital where he was a Vice President, Investment Banking, is Tyler Press.

Chris Thompson is now President and Director of Equity Research at eResearch. Chris was most recently at SmallCapPower.

Joining FirePower Capital’s Origination team are the following:

·  Recent MBA grad Michael D’Ercole joins as Manager;

·  Analyst Moritz Christ from Citibank in Ireland; and

·  Megan Fixter joins as an Analyst from Altis Human Resources.

Investment Banking Associate, Rajiv Samani, joins CCC Investment Banking from Duff & Phelps.

Joining RBC Capital Markets as an Investment Banking Analyst, Diversified Industrials in Toronto is Ian Jiang. Previously, Ian was an Equity Analyst in a similar group at Desautels Capital Management in Montreal.

Leaving S&P Global Ratings where he was a Credit Estimates Analyst to join Raymond James is Analyst, Corporate & Real Estate Banking, Ernest Mintah.

Joining TD Securities’ M&A team is Investment Banking Analyst Kurtis Kelly from RBC Capital Market’s Metals & Mining team.

In Montreal, Fiera Comox Partners hires Associate, Private Equity Maxime Goulet from Investissement Quebec where he was a Senior Analyst, Venture Capital.

CPP Investment board hires Nathaniel Goulbourne, a recent grad, as a Senior Associate, Direct Private Equity.

Penfund hires Tony Guo as an Associate. Tony was most recently an Investment Banking Associate at TD Securities.

Fidelity Investments hires recent grad, David Cochrane as an Equity Research Analyst.

The following recent grads have been hired to Investment Banking teams:

·  Seth Zucker joins National Bank of Canada as an Analyst;

·  Joining TD Securities’ Power & Utilities group is Analyst Reid Lobson;

·  Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets hires Martin Yu to their Consumer, Industrials, and Retail team; and

·  Louisa Pirillo joins Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Analyst.

Scott Langley joins Bank of America Merrill Lynch to expand it’s Canadian Metals and Mining Advisory business, from National Bank’s Global Mining & Metals team.

Kurt MacAlpine began his new role as CEO at CI Financial from WisdomTree Asset Management in New York where he was Executive Vice President, Head of Global Distribution.

Private Equity specialist, Matt Cockburn will become Torys new Managing Partner.

Canaccord Genuity has appointed Geoff Fell as Managing Director, Equity Trading. Geoff was most recently at CIBC in a similar role.

Kimberly Davis joins Vertu Capital as COO and Partner from TorQuest where she was CFO and CCO.

Joining AltaCorp’s trading desk is Karen Jardim from BMO Capital Markets, as Managing Director, and Brian Ferguson, previously from Dundee Securities, as Director.

Raheel Janjua joins CPP Investment Board as a Director, Innovation from Google where he was a Senior Principal Analytical Lead.

Cambridge Global Asset Management hires Lucas Michael as an Analyst. Most recently, Lucas was an Equity Research Fellow at Ewing Morris.

Joining Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan as an Investment Associate, Infrastructure and Natural Resources is William MacRae, most recently an Investment Banking Associate at Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets.

However, joining Scotiabank’s Investment Banking team are Philippe Tardif and Ronika Makkar, as Associate and Analyst, Financial Sponsors & Infrastructure, respectively.

Jack Dallaire joins SeaFort Capital as a Private Equity Associate from RBC Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Associate, Mid-Market M&A.

In Calgary, joining AltaCorp Capital from Whitehorn Merchant Capital, is Investment Banking Associate Lei Li.

Joining Altas Partners is Associate, Jack Hayward from Goldman Sachs in New York where he was an Investment Banking Analyst, TMT.

Recent grad, Riley Brum, joins Laurentian Bank Securities’ trading desk as a Trading Assistant.

Bench Capital Advisory hires recent grad, David Gingera, as a Senior Associate, Investment Banking.

Raymond James hires Managing Director, Equity Research Analyst, Healthcare, Biotechnology & Cannabis, Rahul Sarugaser from Paradigm Capital where he was an Equities Analyst, Healthcare/Biotechnology.

Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets has hired Himanshu Gupta as a Director, Equity Research Analyst – REITs. Previously, Himanshu was a vice President, Equity Research Analyst, at GMP Securities.

Joining Blueberries Medical from Natura Naturals is CFO Ian Atacan.

National Bank Financial hires recent grad, Eduardo Garcia-Hubner as an Equity Research Associate Analyst.

In Calgary, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Director of Equity Research, Aaron Swanson, joins Diamond Willow Advisory as a Director.

Aisha (Martini) Sánchez joins Atlas Partners as Vice President, Investor Relations from Evercore.

Sarah Nixon-Suggitt joins BentallGreenOak as Managing Director and Co-Head, People & Talent. Sarah was most recently an Executive Director, Human Capital Management at Timbercreek Asset Management.

In Vancouver, Krish Kohli joins Canalyst as an Equity Research Associate, from Edelweiss Financial Services in Mumbai, India.

Also moving to Vancouver, is Sean Jack, joining Raymond James as an Equity Research Associate. Sean was most recently an Analyst at Deloitte in Toronto.

Canaccord Genuity hires recent grad, Michael Pennington, as an Equity Research Associate.

Veritas Investment Research hires recent grad, Lucas Shwed, as a Research Associate, Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary.

Michael Siperco joins Velocity as a Global Senior Metals Analyst. Michael was most recently with Macquarie as their Global Mining Analyst, covering senior golds.

Joining Sun Life as a Director, Corporate Development, is Samantha Sohal. Samantha was previously a Senior Analyst, Financial Markets at Bank of Canada.

Summus Investment Management in Montreal hires Riccardo Romeo as an Associate Portfolio Manager, Senior Compliance Officer, Vice President, and Managing Director. Riccardo was previously a Senior Analyst at Laurentian Bank Securities.

Marisa Tartari has joined SAI Global’s Corporate Development team from Hemlock Capital Partners where she was an Associate.

In Montreal, Alexandre Lucas joins Walter Capital Partners as a Private Equity Associate. Alexandre was most recently an Investment Banking Analyst, Power, Utilities & Infrastructure at National Bank of Canada.

Jordan Good joins Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan as an Analyst, Technology, TMT, Private Capital from Paradigm Capital where he was an Investment Banking Analyst.

CPP Investment Board hires Elizabeth Zhang as a Private Equity Analyst, Funds & Co-Investments. Previously, Elizabeth was an Investment Banking Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities.

Darrin Pickett joins CBRE Caledon as Vice President, Head of Asset Management and was previously Senior Principal, Infrastructure & Natural Resources at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Equity Research Associate, Rasib Bhanji, joins TD Securities from Veritas Investment Research.

Joining Key Living as Director of Finance, is Alexandre Tang. Alexander was previously an Investment Banking Associate, Technology, at BMO Capital Markets.

Dorena Tu joins Clairvest as a Senior Associate. Previously, Dorena was an Associate, M&A at CIBC World Markets.

Also joining Clairvest, but from Goldman Sachs, is Associate, Desmond Swamy.

In Vancouver, leaving CIBC Capital Markets to join Lyra Growth Partners as an Associate, is Chelsea Stanimir.

Morgan Stanley hires Investment Banking Associate, M&A, Adel Kanso from TD Securities.

Nicole Li joins Birch Hill Equity Partners as an Associate, from Goldman Sachs, where she was an Investment Banking Analyst.

Leaving BMO Capital Markets’ Power, Utilities & Infrastructure team is Investment Banking Analyst, Mike Vanderlinden to join Imperial Capital.

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