canaccord genuity group inc (CCORF) Key Developments
Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. Appoints Jamie Brown as Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Investment Banking
Apr 24 15
Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. has appointed Jamie Brown as vice chairman and managing director, investment banking. Brown will take an active role in supporting the firm's investment advisor-oriented transaction business, leveraging expertise and relationships built during his previous tenure with the firm. Between 1997 and 2013, Brown played an integral role in the growth of Canaccord Genuity's North American business, having served in senior leadership roles in both Canada and the US and in helping to establish Canaccord Genuity as a top US mid-market equity underwriter and advisor. Since 2013, he has focused on providing investment capital and strategic advice to growth companies in the technology, media, and life sciences sectors at an independent merchant bank based in Toronto.
Canaccord Genuity Announces Executive Changes
Apr 7 15
Canaccord Genuity has named David Kassie as its new chief executive with immediate effect, following the death of its president and chief executive Paul Reynolds. In the new role, Kassie will actively engage with the corporate governance committee of the board in the
succession planning process. Reynolds, who led Canaccord since 2007, died during a triathlon competition in Hawaii. Kassei became chairman of Canaccord Genuity in 2010 and since then has been actively engaged in the development and implementation of the current corporate strategy.
Bahamas Petroleum Company plc Appoints Canaccord Genuity as Sole Broker
Apr 7 15
Bahamas Petroleum Company plc announced that Canaccord Genuity will act as sole broker to the company with immediate effect and that Strand Hanson Limited remains its Nominated Advisor.
Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. Announces Change of CEO
Apr 2 15
The Board of Directors of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. announced that Paul Reynolds has passed away in Kona, Hawaii following complications related to a health incident while competing in a triathlon. Following a heartfelt motion of appreciation and sympathy to Paul's family and friends, the Board appointed David Kassie to the position of CEO with immediate effect. Since becoming Chairman in 2010, David has worked closely with Paul and has been actively engaged in the development and implementation of the current corporate strategy. The Board is confident that David has the necessary experience to lead the Company forward. Looking ahead, David will be actively engaged with the Corporate Governance Committee of the Board in the succession planning process.
exactEarth Seeks Acquisitions
Mar 9 15
exactEarth Ltd. is looking for acquisition opportunities. exactEarth has retained Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (TSX:CF) to advise its Board of Directors on implementation of private and public funding options as well as potential merger and acquisition opportunities. "Our success in building out exactEarth's space- and ground-based infrastructure, achieving a position of market leadership, and reaching positive cash flow has opened up some exciting growth opportunities and new directions for the company," Peter Mabson, President of exactEarth, said.