Bay Street Buzz
This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad and Vlaad & Co.:
“BMO Capital Markets has merged its Canadian and U.S. Equity Research departments appointing Jack Blackstock and Paul Campbell as Co-Heads reporting to Mike Miller, Head of Equities.
David Guenette is joining BMO Capital Markets as a Paper and Forest Products Research Associate. Guenette was previously at Deloitte in Transfer Pricing.
Robert Lyon has joined AGF Management to run the Precious Metals, Canadian Resource and Global Resources Class funds. Lyon came from the Proprietary Trading desk at TD Securities.
Keith Carpenter has joined Canaccord Capital as the new Agriculture Business Analyst. Carpenter was a Base Metals and Agriculture Analyst at Interward Asset Management.
Christos Doulis, Vice President, Mining Investment Banking at Blackmont Capital has left to join TD Securities.
Robert Dennison has filled one of the holes in Desjardins Securities’ Institutional Equity Sales desk. Dennison was a Hardware and Software Technology Analyst at UBS in Toronto. Additionally, Brendan Kielty has joined the desk in Toronto after taking some time off to travel. Brendan was previously with CIBC World Markets in Vancouver.
RBC Capital Markets (“RBCCM”) has made some changes to Credit Research. Roger Appleyard was appointed Head of Global Credit Research from his current role of Head of European Credit Research. Jonathan Allen was made Director, Credit Research (Canada) reporting to Appleyard. In addition to his current responsibilities as an Equity Analyst covering Canadian Telecom Services, Allen will also be responsible for leading the Credit Research team in Canada. Allan will also assume primary coverage of several industry sectors from a credit perspective.
National Bank Financial picks up two RBCCM Research Associates. Hussein Sunderji, former Technology Associate joined as a Consumer Products Research Associate. Jamie Riff, Base Metals Mining Associate will join NBF’s Institutional Sales desk.
Jeff Gamble has joined Cantor Fitzgerald as a Trader coming from MGI Securities.
Research Associate Forbes Gemmell has decided to leave CIBC World Markets to join his Analyst Brad Humphrey at Raymond James.
Faroukh Kanga, previously a Managing Director at TD Securities, has joined Avenue Investment Management as a Partner.