Bay Street Buzz
This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad, of Vlaad & Co.:
“Sonia Peterson has joined TD Securities as an Associate in their Institutional FX trading desk. Sonia was an Auto ABS Senior Analyst with DBRS.
Kent Alekson has joined Teekay Corporation as a Capital Markets Analyst in Vancouver. Kent was previously an Investment Banking Associate with Scotia Capital.
Ardem Keshishian has joined Haywood Securities as a Mining Research Associate from Van Berkom & Associates where he was an Assistant Research Analyst.
Albert Imbrogno of Canamerica Capital has joined LOM as Head of Institutional Equity Sales and Trading. Joining Albert at LOM is Jeff Brandes previously a Salestrader with D&D Securities.
Tom Budd, GMP Securities President and Head of Investment Banking has decided to retire but will stay on as a Consultant to GMP. Harris Fricker, currently a GMP Vice-Chairman will become the Head of Investment Banking.
Also retiring is Dominic D’Alessandro who will leave his post as CEO of Manulife Financial next year.
Josee Vaillancourt has joined BMO Capital Markets Montreal as an Associate in the Loan Product Group. Josee was previously an Analyst in the Corporate Finance group at CAE.