Bay Street Buzz
This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad, of Vlaad & Co.:
“Braden Purkis is joining Raymond James in Calgary as a Research Associate, International Oil & Gas. Braden was previously an Associate at TD Securities.
Derek Dley, a Mining Research Associate at Raymond James has joined Genuity Capital Markets as a Consumer Products Research Associate.
Omar Murad has joined Thomas Weisel Partners as a Research Associate, Mining for Heather Douglas. Omar was previously a Research Associate at Dundee Securities.
Katie Lokash will be joining the Corporate Development team at Viterra in Calgary from TorQuest.
Courtenay Wolfe has joined Salida Capital as a Managing Director. Courtenay was previously with Tricycle Asset Management as a Senior Vice President, Sales and Strategy.
Jamie Manson has joined Investec Capital Markets as the Head of Power for North America. Jamie was with GE Energy Financial Services, where he was a Senior Vice President, Power.
Genuity Capital Markets has added Gold Analyst Tony Lesiak to their Research team who was with UBS. Additionally, Genuity has added Matthew Segal as an Associate, Investment Banking. Matthew was previously with Teacher’s Private Capital
Jeff Bevan has joined RBC Capital Markets in Calgary as an Associate to Oilfield Services Analyst Angela Guo. Jeff was previously with Keystone Financial.
Trader Paul O’Hea has left Merrill Lynch Canada for a desk at RBC Capital Markets. For further reading about the changes at Merrill Lynch Canada see Andrew Willis’s blog.
Warren Roll has joined Aver Media LP as a Director, Investment Banking. He was previously with Blackmont Capital in Quebec.
Pammi Bir has joined Scotia Capital as an Equity Research Analyst covering Real Estate and REITs. Pammi joins Scotia from BMO Capital Markets.
Nick Coutoulakis, a Mining Research Associate has left Haywood Securities in Toronto to join the New York office of Norwegian firm Pareto Securities in Institutional Equity Sales.
Husein Kirefu, a Technology Research Analyst has joined M Partners from Evergreen Capital.
Tim Murray has joined Salman Partners as an Oil & Gas Analyst from Northern Securities.
Kevin Elliott has joined the Portfolio Management team focused on Canadian equities of Fidelity Investments Canada from Laketon Investment Management Ltd.
Jamil Murji joined Leede Capital Markets in Vancouver as an Equity Analyst covering Technology and Diversified Industries. Jamil was previously with BMO Capital Markets.
Nicolas Brunet has joined N M Rothschild & Sons Montreal as an Associate, Investment Banking from BMO Capital Markets Montreal.
Karen Taylor has joined the Ontario Energy Board as an Executive Advisor to the Chair & CEO. Karen was previously a top-ranked Research Analyst with BMO Capital Markets.
BMO Capital Markets has hired Carl Kirst as a Senior Utilities Research Analyst from Credit Suisse in Texas.
Additionally, BMO Capital Markets has made the following organizational structure changes:
· Bill Butt is appointed to Executive Managing Director and Head of Investment & Corporate Banking.
· Patrick Cronin is appointed Executive Managing Director and Head of Financial Products, Debt Products & Securitization.
· Peter Myers is appointed to Executive Managing Director and Head of Investment & Corporate Banking Coverage, Canada.
· Luke Seabrook is appointed to Executive Managing Director and Head of Financial Products.
FirstEnergy Capital has created a Property Acquisition and Divestiture division led by Brian Dunn and including Richard Matthews, both from Scotia Waterous.