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Bill’s Buzz September 2020 Moves

September 1, 2020  

Jennifer Hodgson joins Raymond James Trust (Canada) as CEO. Jennifer joins from Scotiatrust where she was Regional Director of Trust Operations in Quebec and Eastern Canada.

Fiera Capital appoints Anik Lanthier as President, Public Markets. Anik joins from PSP Investments where she was most recently Senior Vice President and Global Head of Capital Markets.

Pierre Tremblay, Managing Director, Head of Infrasructure and Project Finance at Desjardins Capital Markets, will retire at the end of September.

Fort Capital appoints Morna Sileika COO.

Mackie Research Capital hires Brian Ferguson as Director, Equity Trading for their Institutional Desk in Toronto from AltaCorp Capital.

Greenhill & Co. Investment Banking Analyst, Austin Singhera, joins the M&A team at Tiny.

Recent grad, Liam Dotchison, joins Spaulding Ridge as an Advisory Analyst.

GNR Québec Capital announces Gérard Mounier as President and CEO. Prior to joining, Gerard was Co-Head of the Infrastructure group at Lavery Avocats.

Onex Corp has appointed Tawfiq Popatia and Nigel Wright as Senior Managing Directors of Onex Partners.

Dayna Gibbs joins Summit Income REIT as COO. Dayna was previously a Partner with Blair Franklin Capital Partners.

Ted Willcocks, previously Global Head of Asset Management, Real Estate and Manulife, is now President and CEO at Triovest.

IGM Financial appoints James O’Sullivan as CEO, replacing Jeffrey Carney who has stepped down for health reasons. James was previously Group Head, Canadian Banking at Scotiabank.

Damon Murchison has also been appointed President and CEO of IG Wealth Management. Previously, Damon was Executive Vice President, Head of Retail at Mackenzie Investments.

Beringer Capital has named Lu Cacioppo as a Managing Partner on their investment team. Previously, Lu was leader of Deloitte Private Practice and Managing Partner of its SME program.

In Montreal, Antonio Cabeda joins Addenda Capital as Director, Investment Solutions from TMX Group where he was a Senior Equity Derivatives Manager.

Brian DePratto joins Venterra Realty from TD where he was a Director, Economics.

Joining Global Infrastructure Partners as an Associate in New York is Michelle Creighton. Michelle was most recently an Associate, Infrastructure Investments at PSP Investments.

In Montreal, White Star Capital hires Investment Associate Jonathan Brun. Jonathan was previously an Investment Banking Associate at Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets.

Agentis Capital has hired two recent grads, Branden Lee and Brian Lim, as Investment Banking Analysts.

Maciej Pach joins Desjardins Capital Markets as a Managing Director, Investment Banking, Global Metals & Mining from Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets where he was Director, Investment Banking, M&A.

Former Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets Director, Investment Banking, Financial Sponsors, John Crean is now Founder & Partner at Venn Growth Partners.

Retiring from Raymond James is Ben Cherniavsky, most recently Managing Director, Head of Industrials Research out of Vancouver.

Joining Groupe Aeromag 2000 in Montreal is CFO Richard Nadeau, most recently at Groupe Réseau Sélection.

Joining IMCO’s private Equity group as a Senior Principal is David Lee, most recently a Director at Manulife Capital Private Equity & Mezzanine.

Maurissa Bell joins George Weston Limited as a Senior Director, Capital Markets and Corporate Finance from BMO Capital Markets where she was a Vice President, Investment Banking, FIG.

Velocity Trade Capital hires Mark Whelpton as an Institutional Sales Trader from PI Financial.

Canada Infrastructure Bank hires Tony Lau as a Senior Manager, Investments. Tony was most recently a Senior Manager, Corporate Development at Enercare.

Athas Kouvaras joins Richter Family Office as a Client Relationship and Development Manager. Athas was most recently a Partner at Alignvest Investment Management.

HOOPP Capital Partners hires Jon Allion as an Associate, Private Equity from JP Morgan in New York where he was an Investment Banking Analyst, Media & Communications.

Altas Partners hires the following Associates:
·  Nick Benseler, previously an Investment Banking Analyst, DIG at Goldman Sachs;
·  Also from Goldman Sachs, but in New York, Investment Banking Analyst, now Associate, Judy Dong;
·  Ryan Dowling, most recently a Senior Associate Consultant at Bain & Company; and
·  From Ares Management in Los Angeles, Private Equity Analyst, now Associate, Simon Leung.

Also joining Altas Partners is Akshay Kumas as Principal from Blackstone in New York where he was a Principal, Private Equity.

Rebecca Hoffer joins OPTrust as a Senior Analyst. Rebecca was most recently an Investment Banking Associate at NewPoint Capital Partners.

Jacob Darlington, most recently an Investment Banking Analyst at CIBC Capital Markets, joins Prime Quadrant as an Associate Consultant.

Whitehorse Liquidity Partners hires Usman Ahmed as an Analyst from BMO Capital Markets.

Desjardins Capital Markets hires recent grad, Brad Kuzmich, as an Equity Research Associate.

Barclays in Toronto hires recent grad, Taylor Cluett, as an Investment Banking Associate, DIG.

Canaccord Genuity has appointed Angus Rogers Head, Fixed Income. Angus was previously a Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, High Yield at Fiera Capital.

John Griffith has been appointed as Gold Royalty’s Chief Development Officer. John was previously Head of Bank of America’s Metals and Mining Investment Banking.

Ian Gillespie joins Whitehorse Liquidity Partners as a Senior Principal from BCI.

Former Senior Associate at Torquest Partners, Sam Imbeault, has parted ways to launch his own private investment fund, High Tide Capital where he is Founder & Principal.

Ahmed Syed joins Sagard Holdings as an Investor Relations Associate from CIBC Capital Markets where he was an Associate.

In Calgary, ATCO Group hires Economics & Market Analysis Analyst, Jennifer LaBine. Jennifer was most recently an Investment Banking Analyst at RBC Capital Markets.

Citi hires recent grad, Raghav Gupta, as an Investment Banking Analyst.

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