Bay Street Buzz
This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad, of Vlaad & Co.:
“Dirk Lever has moved from his role as the Oil and Gas Trust Analyst at RBC Capital Markets to their Institutional Sales desk as Managing Director and Head of North American Energy Sales.
Franco-Nevada has hired BMO Capital Markets’ Mining Research Associate Jason O’Connell to work in their Corporate Development team.
Jessy Hayem, Special Situations Analyst at Desjardins Securities, has joined TD Newcrest as a Vice President and Director, covering Special Situations and some Consumer Products names. Hayem’s Associate Shane Leech-Porter is also moving to TD.
Mike Tintinaglia has left Desjardins’ trading desk to join Research Capital.
Norm Chang has joined the management team of the Ark Canadian Long/Short Equity Fund, joining his former colleague Ed Hughes. Chang was previously a Research Analyst at Epic Capital Management.
John Pelletier, formerly with Blackmont Capital, has joined CIBC World Markets in Calgary filling a void in the Oil & Gas team.
Dan Fraleigh is the new Head of the MBS/ABS team at BMO Capital Markets. Fraleigh was the Head of the Fixed Income group that was disbanded at Dundee Securities.
Banking Research Associate at Dundee Securities, Phil Hardie, has left for Scotia Capital.
Paradigm Capital has hired Melanie van den Berge as an Oil & Gas Analyst with a focus on Junior Canadian Internationals. Van den Berge was at Humboldt Capital.
Two ex-Burgundy Asset Management Investment Analysts, Jonathan Bloomberg and Sanjay Sen left to start their own firm BloombergSen. Sen was at Cumberland Private Wealth Management immediately prior to starting this new company.
Precious Metals Analysts Brad Humphrey has moved to Raymond James from CIBC World Markets.