Bay Street buzz
Information courtesy of Bill Vlaad of Vlaad & Co.:
Manulife Financial Investment Division analyst Benjamin Shapiro has joined Westwind Partners as an equity research associate in the Media and Entertainment sector working under Ben Mogil.
Pierre Laliberte changed where his investment banking analyst cap resides from Research Capital to GMP Securities.
Ming Lam and Kevin Kuebler have founded investment manager Silver Heights Capital Management. Ming and Kevin were most recently part of the investment team at Manitou Investment Management.
Jonathan Robinson has joined MPartners as Head of Equities having previously held the role at Westwind Partners.
Evan Hazell, previously of Harrison Lovegrove in Calgary, is heading up the new Citigroup office in Calgary.
Former MGI Securities salesman, Cyrus Osena has joined Evergreen Capital Partners as Head of Institutional Sales.
Real Estate Investment Banking Vice President, Bob McKee has left TD Securities after 9 years.
And finally, Bruce Chin has left Scotia Cassels to pursue a new opportunity as Canadian Research Director for hedge fund BreakPoint Capital.