AltaCorp Capital Hires Seven New Traders to its Institutional Desk in Toronto Office

Sep 12, 2013, 09:00 ET from AltaCorp Capital

Leading financial advisory firm continues to grow and expand in Canadian market

CALGARY and TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - AltaCorp Capital Inc. (AltaCorp), an institutional financial advisory firm with offices in Calgary and Toronto, is pleased to welcome new hires to the Toronto office. One of Canada's top Market Making Groups will join AltaCorp's Institutional Equities division.  The team, led by Tony George, includes Dave Tomlin, Andrew Menzies, Peter O'Connell, Albert Sheynzon, Ara Ghazarian, and Guy Daly. Various members of the group have been providing liquid markets to the TSX, TSXV, and corporate issuers since 1986. These new hires represent an additional seven traders to AltaCorp's Institutional Trading desk.

The addition of the Market Making Group represents another meaningful commitment AltaCorp is making to its Equities business as it continues to develop its services to Institutional clients, the TSX, and Canada's leading corporate clients.

Additionally, AltaCorp welcomes Chris Murray to the firm's research team in Toronto.   Chris will manage a combination of Diversified Energy Industrials as well as Specialty Transport/Aerospace companies. Chris joins AltaCorp from PI Financial where he was a founding partner in their Toronto office. His career as a senior publishing analyst has focused mostly on the Canadian aerospace industry, but also included coverage of a number of industrial product companies. Prior to this, Chris had almost 15 years of experience in manufacturing management roles.

"These additions to our Toronto team reinforce AltaCorp's goal of growing into a top financial advisory firm in Canada by attracting the industry's best financial experts," said George Gosbee, Chairman and CEO, AltaCorp Capital Inc. "We continue to grow and expand, while offering the full spectrum of value-added financial and advisory services to companies from across the country."

Within the last two years, AltaCorp Capital has expanded its team by more than 20 professionals, bringing the total number of individuals to over 50 in both Calgary and Toronto, highlighting the firm's strategic expansion plans. For more information, please visit

About AltaCorp Capital Inc.

AltaCorp Capital Inc. is one of Canada's newest institutional financial advisory firm. AltaCorp offers a full spectrum of value-added financial and advisory services to corporations in varied stages of development, including Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions; Equity and Debt Financing; Asset Acquisitions & Divestitures; Institutional Sales & Trading; and Institutional Equity Research. AltaCorp is in a strategic relationship with ATB Financial (ATB), a full-service financial institution headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. ATB is the largest Alberta-based financial institution, with assets over $33.1 billion and more than 5200 associates across the province. AltaCorp focuses on the key drivers of the Western Canadian economy and the overlapping subsectors of Energy, Agri-Industry, and Diversified Industries. Together, AltaCorp and ATB Financial provide clients full service solutions for all their corporate finance and advisory needs. AltaCorp Capital Inc. is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Canadian Investor Protection Fund. For more information, visit

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