Bay Street Buzz
This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad, or Vlaad & Co.:
“RBC Capital Markets has the passport office busy. Trevor Brady, an Associate in the Vancouver Investment Banking office, is moving to London. Michael Cheung, a recent grad from Kellogg’s is replacing Brady. Paul Lee has joined the Global Energy Research team as an Associate based in Calgary, working with Jason Bouvier, covering Junior Oil & Gas companies. Lee is moving from London where he worked on Goldenberg Hehmeyer & Co’s Fixed Income desk as a Proprietary Trader.
And RBC Capital Markets’ added three bodies to its Sterling Fixed Income business based in London. David Parkinson as Head of UK Rates Sales, John Wraith as Head of Sterling Rates Product Development and Warren Butler, Trader for RBC’s Index-Linked Gilts.
RBC did lose Marty Lippert the Group Head, Global Technology and Operations to Citigroup.
Greg Harris is joining Scotia Capital’s Institutional Equity Sales team in London, UK. Harris was previously at Canaccord Adams.
Scotia’s Institutional Equity Sales team is bringing on Mark Emrich from CIBC World Markets to broaden its U.S. institutional distribution capabilities. Also from CIBC World Markets comes David Barnes who will focus initially on high yield equities and related income oriented securities.
Blackmont Capital has made Andre Brosseau the Head of Institutional Equities and Brad Smith the new Head of Research who will continue to cover the Financial Services sector.
After a career in Investment Banking with Canaccord Adams, Richard Cawkwell, is going back to his engineering roots moving to NuVista.
Marisa Nicholishen has landed two new roles. Formerly with BMO Capital Markets’ Credit Research team, Marisa landed at CIBC Asset Management as a Credit Analyst. She also is getting married to RBC Capital Markets Equity Salesman Brian Jones tomorrow. Congratulations.
Vincent Martel is leaving his role as Manager, Structured Finance and M&A at CAE in Montréal to join nuclear energy company Areva in its Strategy Department as a Manager, Mergers and Acquisitions in Paris (France, not Ontario).
Mike Baker has joined Fraser Mackenzie on the trading desk, coming over from MGI Securities.
Jeff Stevens, Institutional Equity Sales Trader, has moved from Northern Securities to MPartners.
Seema Sindwani sales person at LOM joined Northern Securities.
Recent Mining Engineering grad Colin Garner has joined Genuity Capital Markets in Vancouver as a Research Associate in Mining.
Glen Campbell is adding the title of Head of Equity Research in Canada to his current role of Telecom Analyst at Merrill Lynch following Ihor Danyliuk’s departure.
Merrill Lynch has also appointed Chris Li, Senior Analyst for Canadian Media.