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Bill’s Buzz September 2019 Moves

September 30, 2019  

Ardenton Capital hires Jonathan Draycott as a Senior Vice President, Private Equity. Previously, Jonathan was a Senior Investment Manager, Middle Market Private Equity at EDC.

Michael Woo, previously a Vice President, Energy & Infrastructure at CIT, joins Geneva Mergers & Acquisitions as Associate Vice President.

BMO Financial hires Vivek Varma as a Credit Executive and Vice President, Corporate & Commercial Credit from HSBC where he was Country Head of Credit Risk, Global Banking.

Chris Smith joins Manulife Investment Management as District Vice President from RBC Global Asset Management.

Vice President, Business Development, Dan Millar, joins Sallyport Commercial Finance from Bibby Financial Services.

Home Trust Company hires Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Lending, James Pelletier, from RBC where he was Vice President, Construction & Real Estate Services.

Moving from Toronto to New York is Investment Banking Associate, Sara Kong, to join Threadstone Advisors from BMO Capital Markets.

Also moving to New York, leaving BMO, is Investment Banking Analyst, Danielle Harrs to join LionTree.

Evercore appoints Andrew MacNiven Senior Managing Director from RBC Capital Markets where he was Managing Director, Global Investment Banking.

David Roode joins TD Asset Management as Vice President & Director, ETF Product Strategy. David was previously President and CEO of Hillhurst Capital Partners.

Joe Rooney, former Burgundy Asset Management Vice President – Head of U.S. Client Group, has joined Ewing Morris as Partner, Investor Relationships.

Joining Plenary Group as an Associate, Origination from National Bank Financial where she was a Global Power and Infrastructure Analyst, is Marina Sarovic.

Recent grad, Mark Michaels joins BMO Capital Markets as an Investment Banking Analyst, Global Metals & Mining.

Goldman Sachs hires recent grad Alison Kim as an Investment Banking Analyst, DIG.

Joining Wellington-Altus Private Wealth as Executive Vice President and Senior Investment Advisor, is former Head of ScotiaMcLeod, Rob Djurfeldt.

Canaccord Genuity has appointed Mark Hoogeveen Director, Fixed Income. Mark was previously Director, Debt Capital Markets at RBC Capital Markets.

In Montreal, Ben Vendittelli joins Mach Group as Executive Vice President and CIO, leaving Laurentian Bank Securities where he was CEO.

Laurentian Bank hires Kristi Kulla as an Analyst, Mining, Investment Banking. Previously Kristi was an Intern Analyst, Natural Resources at PSP Investments.

Roynat Capital hires Senior Associate, Aayiz Abbasi from Laurentian Bank of Canada where he was a Senior Account Manager.

First West Capital hires Pamela Miranda as Director, Originations. Pamela was most recently an Associate Director at Scotiabank’s Leveraged Finance team, within Roynat.

Ronnie Bloom joins Great Rock Capital Partners as Managing Director, Originations. Previously, Ronnie was CFO at Stun Creative in LA.

Victoria Rutherford joins Adelaide Capital Markets from Macquarie Group where she was Vice President, Equity Institutional Sales.

Recent grad hires:

·  Goldman Sachs hires Investment Banking Analyst, Billy Lam;

·  BMO Capital Markets hired, Ty Wilson as an Investment Banking Analyst, Global Metals & Mining; and

·  Drew Sussman joins Deloitte as an Analyst, Financial Advisory.

Tom Jakubowski joins Canaccord Genuity to lead its investment banking mining coverage from BMO Capital Markets’ global metals and mining team where he was a Managing Director.

Crosbie & Company hires Managing Director Sam Sivarajan. Previously, Sam was a Senior Vice President, Wealth Solutions at Great-West-Life.

Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets has hired Paul Scurfield as Managing Director & Head, Global Fixed Income from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Paul O’Hea has been appointed Managing Director & Head, Global Equity Sales & Trading at Scotiabank.

Joining Capital Group as President, Canadian Operations, is Rick Headrick, previously President of Sun Life Global Investments.

Stephan Smith, previously a Portfolio Manager at 1832 Asset Management, joins Chronicle Wealth as CIO.

Great Gulf hires Senior Vice President, Business Development, J. Kiel O’Sullivan, from Tricon Capital where he was Vice President, Investments & Asset Management.

George Weston has hired Tara Speers as Senior Director, Investor Relations. Tara was most recently a Portfolio Manager at OPTrust.

Leaving Foresters Asset Management to join Fiera Capital is Vice President and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, Imran Chaudhry.

Jordan Novack has left CIBC Commercial Banking as a Manager and joined TD Mid-Market Commercial Banking as a Relationship Manager.

RBC Capital Markets has hired Equity Research Associate, Sasha Stojanovic, to focus on Real Estate/REIT sector coverage. Previously, Sasha was a Global Banking Analyst at HSBC.

Joining Scotiabank as an Investment Banking Associate from KPMG where he was a Manager, Deal Advisory (Transaction Services), is Scott Attwood.

Associate Douglas Scott joins McCain Capital Partners from Fengate Asset Management.

Brookfield Asset Management hires Vincent Chow as Associate, Investments. Previously, Vincent was an Investment Banking Analyst at Greenhill & Co.

Recent grad, Samuel Gernburd joins BMO Capital Markets’ Technology group as an Analyst.

Joining Scotiabank’s Financial Sponsors & Infrastructure team as an Analyst, is recent grad Ronika Makkar.

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