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Bill’s Buzz October 2021 Moves

November 2, 2021  

BMO Capital Markets appoints Deland Kamanga as Head of Wealth Management. Click HERE to read more.

Manulife Investment Management appoints Kevin Headland and Macan Nia as Co-Chief Investment Strategists. Click HERE to read more.

Cihan Tuncay joins Payfare as Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Development from Stifel Financial where he was Director, Equity Research Analyst, Financial Services.

Joining SAF Group in Vancouver is Michael Scott as Principal. Most recently, Michael was Market Vice President & Group Head at CIBC Leveraged Finance.

Foran Mining hires Jonathan French as Director, Investor Relations from Timelo Investment Management where he was an Investment Analyst.

Neil Weber joins Next Hydrogen as Director, Investor Relations & Capital Markets. Previously, Neil was a Senior Vice President/Director, Institutional Equity Sales, Canada at Raymond James.

Joining Raintree Financial Solutions as Associate Director, Corporate Finance is David Gingera from Bench Capital Advisory where he was Senior Associate, Investment Banking.

Alvin Islam joins Denham Capital as a Private Equity Associate from Haywood Securities where he was in Equity Research covering Metals & Mining.

RBC Capital Markets has appointed Daniel Backhouse Digital and Blockchain Strategist, a newly created position.

Clio Straram joins BMO Financial as Head of Indigenous Banking from TD Bank where she was Senior Regional Manager, Indigenous Banking. Click HERE to read more.

Collective Mining hires Steven Gold as Vice President, Corporate Development & Investor Relations from SBG Capital where he was Managing Director.

Joining RBC’s Mid-Market M&A team is Nicholas Wingrove as Vice President from 123Dentist where he was Manager, Corporate Development.

Arin Minasians joins Flow Capital as Vice President, Corporate Development from RBC Wealth Management’s Private Banking team.

Bank of America appoints Eric Giroux as Global Head of Infrastructure Fund Coverage.

Joining BDO Canada as Director, M&A and Capital Markets is Otto Cheung. Otto previously worked as Director, Deal Consulting for RSM Canada.

CIBC Capital Markets hires Kalman Pinter as Director, M&A. Kalman was most recently Vice President, Investment & Corporate Banking at BMO Capital Markets in Montreal.

Desjardins hires Jonathan Egilo as Equity Research Analyst, Mining and Metals. Jonathan was most recently an Associate Analyst, Mining and Metals at National Bank Financial.

Joining Cogeco as Manager, Corporate Development is Mikhail Vlassov from EY where he was Manager, Transaction Diligence.

Daniel Marmer joins Clairvest as a Private Equity Associate from TD Securities where he was Investment Banking Associate.

Canadian Business Growth Fund hires Tiffany Wan as an Associate Investor from CIBC where she was a Senior Associate, Strategy & Corporate Development.

Joining Fort Capital Partners as an Investment Banking Analyst is Matthew Oh. Matthew was most recently an Analyst, Private Capital at FirePower Capital.

Alison Kim moves from Goldman Sachs in Toronto where she was an Investment Banking Analyst to IFC in Washington as an Investment Analyst, Global Municipal & Environmental Infrastructure.

Joining Fengate Asset Management as an Infrastructure Investments Analyst is James Newman from National Bank Financial where he was an Investment Banking Analyst – Power, Utilities & Infrastructure.

Fengate Asset Management has appointed the following:

  • Regan Cunningham as Vice President, Finance from Manulife where he was Director, Real Estate Accounting & Reporting;
  • Joining as Associate Vice President, Real Estate Investments is Zach Greenberg. Previously, Zach was on the Real Estate Investments team at CPP Investments; and
  • Michael Lising and Martin Yiu join as Private Equity Associates. Both were most recently Investment Banking Associates, Michael in the M&A group at RBC Capital Markets and Martin, the Consumer, Industrial, and Retail group at Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets.

Joining Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is Kathryn Fric as Chief Risk Officer from Sunlife Financial where she was Senior Vice President, Enterprise and Operational Risk.

Ryan Selwood joins The Carlyle Group as Chief Development Officer from CPP Investments where he was Head of Direct Private Equity.

FrontWell Capital Partners hires Brandon Lalonde , as Associate, Originations from TD Bank where he was Senior Account Manager, Commercial Banking.

Moves in Montreal:

Sean Moorfield-Yee, joins RSM Canada as Director, Transaction Advisory Services from MNP where he was Senior Manager, Management Consulting.

Origin Merchant Partners hires:

Joining Valitas Capital Partners as an Investment Banking Analyst is recent grad Aleks Vagners.

Wells Fargo hires recent grad, Meeran Amir as Analyst, Corporate & Investment Banking, Real estate.

Geoff Smith joins Carbon Streaming as President & COO from Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets where he was Managing Director, Investment Banking, Metals and Mining.

Ron Stewart has been appointed CEO of Highlander Silver.

Blake Steels joins Crestpoint Real Estate Investments as Vice President, Head of Mortgage Investments from Vancouver where he was a High Yield Mortgage Portfolio Manager at Phillips, Hager & North.

Peter Larsen joins University Pension Plan Ontario as Senior Managing Director, Head of Private Markets. Peter was most recently Senior Investment Director at PensionDanmark in Denmark.

Rob Roberti joins Solar Alliance as CFO from Cordelio Power.

Michael Liu joins OPTrust as Senior Investment Risk Analyst from State Street where he was Officer, Quantitative Risk.

Kingsdale Advisors has made the following appointments:

Moves in Vancouver:

Moves in Montreal:

CIBC hires Navdeep Bains, former Canadian Minister for Innovation, Science and Industry as Vice Chair for Global Investment Banking. Read more HERE.

Ram Amarnath joins RBC as Vice Chairman overseeing Financial Sponsors, Industrials and Technology. From Credit Suisse where he was the Canadian Head of Investment Banking.

MUFG hires CCO, Canada, Julia De Vellis, most recently Vice President at Scotiabank.

Joining Aquanow in Vancouver as Principal from Citi in Calgary where he was Vice President, is Brian Delaney.

In Calgary, Shawn Heaney joins Tidewater Renewables as a Senior Manager, Business Development & Strategy. Shawn was most recently an Investment Banking Associate at BAML.

Research Capital hires Venkata Velagapudi as a Special Situations Analyst. Venkata was most recently at ATB/Altacorp.

Coerente Capital hires Nicolas Trottier as a Senior Associate. Nicolas was most recently a Vice President, Institutional Markets at Fiera Capital.

Joining ONCAP Management as an Associate is Mathilde Ho. Mathilde was most recently an Investment Banking Associate on Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets’ Consumer, Industrial, and Retail group in Vancouver.

In Vancouver, Sequeira Partners hires Jonathan Wallace as an Analyst. Jonathan was most recently a Senior Associate at PwC.

Joining CIBC’s Mid-Market Investment Banking team as an Analyst is Olivia Stinson. Olivia was most recently an Analyst on the M&A team at MNP Corporate Finance.

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