Selling and Buying, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financing Strategies and the Outlook for Private Equity
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013Time: 12:00pm to 2:00 pm
Location: The National ClubFunction Type: Luncheon Seminar
Presentations by the senior management of specialty investment banking firm Crosbie & Co. Inc will cover the outlook for M&A activity in Canada, examine trends in Private Equity and explore the wide range of liquidity strategies that are possible for business owners as well as the factors that need to be considered in order to achieve a successful outcome. Through various case studies, Crosbie’s management will share their experiences in a variety of situations where different financing opportunities were identified and then achieved for a range of Canadian companies. Crosbie will also highlight the key issues that need to be managed throughout such processes and how an advisor can add value. With more than 2.5 million owners of medium sized businesses in Canada beginning to retire, an estimated $1.2 trillion in business assets are poised to change hands – the largest turnover of economic control in generations.
Ed Giacomelli, Managing Director
With over 25 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance and capital markets, Ed has advised public and private clients on domestic and cross-border engagements, including leading M&A transactions, raising capital and providing independent financial and strategic advice. His clients have included entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, public and private companies. Ed is a media commentator and speaker on M&A trends and capital markets. He has served as a director of public and private companies and is on the President’s Council of St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation. Ed holds an HBA and MBA from the Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario.
Ian Macdonell, Managing Director
Ian has 20 years’ experience in a broad range of investment banking activities in both Canada and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining Crosbie, he was Executive Director, Corporate Finance at CIBC Wood Gundy Securities and Vice President, Corporate Finance at RBC Dominion Securities. He has played a primary role in numerous merger & acquisition advisory assignments and public and private debt and equity financings across a variety of different industries. He graduated from Queen’s University with a BSc in chemical engineering and completed his MBA at the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Jeffrey Ng, CFA, Vice President
Jeffrey has over 10 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience including advising private and public companies across a wide range of industries in various M&A, financing, valuation, and other board advisory mandates. Prior to joining Crosbie, he spent over 5 years at Wachovia Capital Finance of Canada. Jeff has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Investors in public and private companies, investment bankers and analysts.
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