Bay Street Buzz
This information courtesy of Bill Vlaad, of Vlaad & Co.:
“Union Securities has picked up several new bodies. Mark Van Remortel was brought in from MGI Securities as the Head of Trading. And from LOM, Dr. Geoff Houlton has joined as the Senior Healthcare Analyst along with Associate Ilya Shubin.
In contrast, Macquarie Capital Canada has essentially closed down its Biotech practice. Healthcare banker, Mitchell Greenspoon is transferring to cover the Tech space, while Healthcare Equity Analyst Stefan Quenneville has moved to Institutional Sales.
Stephen Brode returns to Toronto to join Ark Fund Management as Vice President, Sales & Marketing. He was most recently at TD Asset Management as Regional Vice President, Sales for Alberta North.
Jean-Philippe Towner has joined BMO Capital Markets in Montreal as an Investment Banking Analyst. Towner was previously an Analyst in the Corporate Development team at BCE.
Katie Tabesh has left the Portfolio Advisory Group at ScotiaMcLeod to join CIBC World Markets’ New York Institutional Equity Sales desk.
Indi Gopinathan has joined Scotia Capital from Versant Partners as a Research Analyst, Gold and Precious Metals.
Scotia Capital’s Infrastructure team has acquired yet another Depfa Bank employee. Conor Kelly, Managing Director and former Head of Infrastructure in the U.S. for Depfa is coming on board in September.
For details on the large number of new hires RBC Capital Markets has made in the U.S., check this link: