Bay Street Buzz
This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad, of Vlaad & Co.:
“HSBC Bank Canada hired Matthew Bosrock as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Also at HSBC, Jamey Hubbs left TD Securities to join as a Managing Director and Head of DCM Canada. Evan Hazell has also joined HSBC from Citigroup Global Markets as a Managing Director, Investment Banking based in Calgary.
Mark Caplan, former Co-Head of the Financial Products Group at BMO Capital Markets, is a new Director at The Bank of Canada and will be responsible for relationships with the banking and investment communities and will help set monetary policy.
Bill Tilford joined CPP Investment Board as a Vice-President and Head of Global Corporate Securities. Tilford was previously at Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management.
RBC Capital Markets’ Media Research Associate Brad Darling is transitioning from the sell-side to the buy-side joining Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.
Suraj Raythatha, also at RBC, is moving from Institutional Equity Sales in Toronto to the Base Metals group in New York.
Matt Boelen, Investment Banking Analyst in the M&A group at TD Securities, is heading to Richardson Capital as an Associate.
Versant Partners lost several bodies this week. Michael Boulter, an Institutional Salesman is leaving for Enaj Mercantile Corp. Mining Investment Banker Mark Ashcroft left to become the President and CEO of Stargate Minerals. And Peter Kim, who had left Northern Securities to join Versant is returning to Northern to run the Trading Desk.
However, Versant added Gregory Lawrence to its Institutional Sales Desk from Blackmont Capital.
Chris Lounds left Ernst & Young to rejoin the Mining Investment Banking team at Macquarie Capital in Vancouver.
Andrea Cheung, Precious Metals and Minerals Research Analyst at BMO Capital Markets left to join Cormark Securities.
Grant Daunheimer is joining Dundee Securities to cover Junior Oil and Gas names. Daunheimer was at MGI Securities.
Matt Jenkins, Associate with National Bank Financial in Calgary has left to join some of his former co-workers at Tristone Capital.
Fidelity Investments’ Chase Bethel moved to Desjardins Securities as a Research Associate, Merchandising and Consumer Products.
And Merrill Lynch’s Mining Associate in Toronto, Hannes Portmann left to pursue a Corporate Development role with Western Goldfields and Silver Bear Resources.