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Bill’s Buzz September 2021 Moves

October 1, 2021   Tags: ,

Matthew Hind joins Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets as Global Head, Metals and Mining, from Credit Suisse where he was Managing Director, Investment Banking, Mining.

TD Securities hires Thomas Nakashian as Managing Director and Co-Head of U.S. Financial Sponsors Group in New York. Thomas joins from Wells Fargo where he held a similar role.

Fidelity Investment has appointed Joanna Rotenberg as Head of Personal Investing. Joanna was most recently Group Head of BMO Wealth Management.

Colliers hires Akshay Pachisia as Director, Global Strategic Investments, from ONCAP where he was a Senior Associate.

Joining Sagicor Financial as a Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Capital Markets is George Sipsis. George was most recently a Director, Investment Banking, FIG at Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets.

In Vancouver, RBC hires Vice President, Mid-Market M&A, John Drake from BDO Canada where he was a Manager, Transaction Advisory.

In Montreal, Jérémie Duchesneau Allali joins SNC-Lavalin as Vice President and Treasurer. Jérémie was previously a Director on RBC Capital Markets’ Global Investment Banking team.

Novacap hires Private Equity Analyst Anna Cutland in Montreal. Anna was most recently a Senior Associate, M&A Transaction Services at Deloitte. Also joining Novacap’s Private Equity team, but in Toronto, is Sophie Tremblay-Sabatini, from Enwave Energy where she was a Corporate Development Associate.

Marc-Anthony Peccia joins AGI as a Corporate Development Manager from BMO Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Analyst, DIG.

Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel hires U.S. Equities Analyst, Jeff Daley. Jeff was most recently a Portfolio Manager, U.S. Mid Cap, at Burgundy Asset Management.

Joining Citi in London, U.K. as a Senior Investment Banking Analyst, TMT is Devin Hnatiuk. Devin was most recently a Corporate Finance Analyst at KPMG in Calgary.

Joining CIBC Capital Markets as an Investment Banking Associate, M&A is Nikola Mitrovic from Brookfield Financial.

Investment Banking Analyst, Nizam Khan, joins Credit Suisse from CIBC Capital Markets.

PwC has appointed Mark Rathbone as Partner and Chris Barrow as Director, both joining the Capital Projects and Infrastructure business in Toronto. Mark is relocating from Singapore and Chris from London, UK.

In Montreal, Alpine Macro has appointed Caroline Miller as Chief Asset Allocation Strategist. Caroline was previously a Global Strategist for BCA Research.

David Fidler has joined Crosbie & Company as Managing Director. David was most recently Director, Corporate Development at Rogers Communications.

Connor Boyce and Jonathan Page have returned to Canada to start Ramsey Lake Partners. Most recently, Connor was an Analyst at Anchorage Capital in New York and Jonathan was a Private Equity Investor at Charlesbank Capital Partners in Boston.

Fort Capital Partners hires the following:

  • In Toronto, Gerald Kwan joins as an Associate Partner, most recently from PwC where he was Director, Consulting and Deals;
  • In Calgary, Ian Lamb joins as an Associate Partner from Haywood Securities where he was Vice President, Investment Banking;
  • Also joining the Calgary office, as Analysts, are Jansher Hundal, recent grad, and Christian Kanuit, most recently with Mosaic Capital Corporation where he was a Research Analyst; and
  • In Vancouver, Lindsay Dempsey joins as an Analyst from IJW & Co. in Montreal.

First Quantum Minerals hires Bonita To as Director, Investor Relations. Bonita was most recently Director, Mining Specialist Institutional Equity Sales at Scotiabank.

StoneCalibre hires Aaron Davids as Vice President. Aaron was most recently Manager, Private Equity and M&A Advisory at FirePower Capital.

Andrew Soloman joins Tocows as a Senior Manager, Corporate Development from RBC Capital Markets where he was an Investment Banking Associate, M&A.

Recent grad, Sarah McCormick, has joined Raymond James as an Investment Banking Analyst.

We are excited to have Milka Loncar join our recruitment team at Vlaad and Company.

Scotiabank appoints Craig Gilchrist to Vice Chairman and Head, Global Family Office Group from Head of ScotiaMcLeod, Managing Director and Senior Vice President.

Also at Scotiabank, Todd Barnes has been appointed to Senior Vice President, Managing Director and Head of ScotiaMcLeod from Managing Director at Scotia Wealth Management.

Making Moves in Montreal:

  • Simon-Olivier Devost-Rivard joins Desjardins Capital Markets as Vice President & Director, Interest Rate Derivatives from National Bank Financial where he was Director, Risk Management Solutions, Interest Rate Derivatives;
  • Christophe Truong re-joins Trans-Canada Capital as Director from CDPQ in a similar role; and
  • Thomas Tweddell joins Energir as Senior Advisor Treasury from Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking where he was Vice President, Cross Asset Derivatives Sales.

Richardson Wealth hires Natalie Bisset as Head of Corporate Development & Senior Vice President from BMO Financial Group where she was Director, Innovation Fund.

iA Financial Group hires Philippe Safarti as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer. Previously, Philippe was in a similar role at Concentra Bank.

Joining Istina Strategic Advisors as Principal is Annie Ropar from Canada Infrastructure Bank where she was Chief Financial Officer & Chief Administrative Officer.

In Calgary, PI Financial hires Kerk Hilton to the Institutional Equity Sales team from ATB Financial where he was Head, Institutional Sales and Trading, Managing Director.

Previously an Investment Banking Associate, Global Metals & Mining at BMO Capital Markets is Mark Michaels, joining August Group Capital as an Investment Associate.

Altas Partners in Toronto hires Bernadette Ikhena as a Private Equity Associate. Bernadette was most recently a Senior Associate Consultant for Bain & Company in Houston.

Leaving Agentis Capital where he was an Investment Banking Associate is Jacob Wallace, joining OMERS Infrastructure as an Associate.

In New York, Harrison Apitz-Grossman joins Global Infrastructure Partners as a Private Equity Associate from RBC Capital Markets in Toronto, where he was an Investment Banking Associate, M&A.

CIBC Capital Markets hires recent grad Sarah McCloskey as a Global Markets Trading Analyst.

We are excited to announce the appointment of Sheila Hui to Recruiter at Vlaad and Company.

Making Moves in Montreal:

Brookfield Asset Management hires Matt Press as Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Infrastructure Group from TD Asset Management where he was Vice President and Director, Infrastructure Investments.

In Vancouver, PenderFund Capital hires Portfolio Manager, Justin Jacobsen. Justin was previously a Senior Portfolio Manager, High Yield at BCI.

Brett Carrat joins Jefferies as an Investment Banking Associate in New York from Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets in Vancouver.

Archie Pedden joins BMO Private Wealth as a Senior Wealth Planning Consultant. Previously, Archie was a Wealth Planner at HSBC Private Investments.

Leaving Canaccord Genuity in Toronto where he was an Investment Banking Analyst is Felix Lebrun, joining Eastdil Secured as a Real Estate Investment Banking Analyst in London, England.

Graduates on the Move:

BHP adds to their Corporate Development Team:

Raymond James hires Jill Chua as Managing Director, Investment Banking from Deloitte where she was Partner & Senior Managing Director, M&A and Partner, Corporate Development.

Gilles Hickey, most recently with TD Securities, joins Raymond James as Vice President, Investment Banking, Financials and Financial Technology.

Joining PortfolioHiWay as CEO is Brad Meiers from HSBC where he was Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets.

Northcrest Developments hires Loren Shore as Senior Vice President, Investments. Most recently, Loren was Director, Real Estate Investments at PSP Investments.

Leaving Alnes Capital where he was an Associate, Private Equity is Raghav Murali, joining Enghouse as Manager, Corporate Development.

Jeffrey Benson joins Hamilton Lane as a Senior Associate. Previously, Jeffrey was a Director at Fiera Private Debt.

In Montreal, Jessica Chan joins Descartes Systems Group as Manager, Corporate Development from KPMG where she was Manager.

Also in Montreal, Manual Arce joins CDPQ as a Senior Advisor, Infrastructure. Prior, Manuel was a Senior Manager, Global Infrastructure Advisory at KPMG.

Ahmed Husain joins BMO Capital Markets as an Associate, Investment Banking, M&A. Previously, Ahmed was an Associate, Sales and Trading at Raymond James.

Joining FirePower Capital as an Associate, M&A is Xinyi Tang from PwC where she was a Senior Associate, M&A.

Previously a Senior Analyst, Direct Private Equity at PSP Investments is Adam Hamade, joining CBRE Caledon Capital Management as an Analyst, Private Equity.

CIBC Capital Markets hires recent grad Madeleine Witt as an Investment Banking Analyst, Global Mining.

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