Investment Banking

Our investment banking team partners with mid-cap/emerging growth companies to create $1B+ companies through accretive financings and advisory ideas

 

With the principal Canadian equity exchanges now attracting listings from global growth companies across a diverse group of industries, we serve clients not only from Canada, but also the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, and Australia.
The increasing complexity of investment banking transactions has been met by our very seasoned team with top professionals from a variety of financial, legal, geological, and engineering backgrounds.

When we commit services or capital to a client or transaction, we strive to deliver the expertise and resources of the entire firm. This starts by developing a fundamental understanding of both the client and its industry. Our client-specific knowledge base is then combined with strong capital markets expertise to allow us to execute timely and innovative transactions for our corporate and institutional clients.

 
We offer a full range of services to our corporate clients, including:
 

Equity Underwriting

Cormark fosters strong relationships with corporate clients by delivering on our commitment to provide excellence in capital markets' execution.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our team of seasoned M&A professionals has a long track record of handling complicated transactions.

 

Our various industry teams advise clients within the following industry groups:

Cannabis

 

 

Alfred Avanessy

Michael Flynn

 

Consumer / Food

 

 

Chris Shaw

 

Diversified

 

 

Alfred Avanessy

Chris Shaw

 

Energy Services

 

 

Dion Degrand

Ryan Mooney

 

Financial Services

 

 

Alfred Avanessy

 

Healthcare

 

 

James Austen

 

Metals & Mining

 

 

Darren Wallace

 

Oil & Gas

 

 

Dion Degrand

Ryan Mooney

 

Technology / Media / Telecommunications

 

 

James Austen

 

Transportation

 

 

Alfred Avanessy

 

“Cormark Securities Inc. is a leading independent investment dealer focused on providing comprehensive coverage of Canadian listed companies to domestic and international institutional investors from offices in Toronto and Calgary.”

– Scott Lamacraft, CFA | Chief Executive Officer

Equity Underwriting

Cormark fosters strong relationships with corporate clients by delivering on our commitment to provide excellence in capital markets execution.

Our underwriting business involves raising capital for public and private businesses, primarily in the industry sectors in which we research. Cormark is one of Canada’s leading equity underwriters, managing and participating in over 1000 financings, valued at over $90B+ in last 10 years.

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“Cormark Securities Inc. is a leading independent investment dealer focused on providing comprehensive coverage of Canadian listed companies to domestic and international institutional investors from offices in Toronto and Calgary.”

– Scott Lamacraft, CFA | Chief Executive Officer

Mergers & Acquisitions

Our team of seasoned M&A professionals has a long track record of advising on complicated transactions.

Our team provides large-firm expertise and professionalism with the insight, responsiveness and senior-level attention you would expect from an independent dealer. In addition, our role as a leading institutional equity dealer means we bring an in-depth understanding of capital markets to our strategic M&A advice.


Below is a selection of recent transactions in which Cormark has advised:

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For more information about Investment Banking please contact:
 
 
 
 

Chris Shaw

President & Managing Director,
Head of Investment Banking

Jim Kofman

Vice Chairman