October 22, 2016 12:15 PM ET

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Company Overview of Canaccord Genuity Corp.

Company Overview

Canaccord Genuity Corp. is a boutique investment banking firm that offers financial advisory services. The firm provides initial public offering, private placement, financial restructuring, fund raising, and mergers and acquisitions advisory services. It caters to metals and mining, energy, technology, financial, real estate, and healthcare sectors. Canaccord Genuity Corp. is based in Vancouver, Canada. Canaccord Genuity Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Pacific Centre

609 Granville Street

Suite 2200

P.O. Box 10337

Vancouver, BC V7Y 1H2




Key Executives for Canaccord Genuity Corp.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 75
President of Canaccord Genuity Inc.
President of The Capital Markets Division
Senior Vice President and Director
Senior Vice President and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Canaccord Genuity Corp. Key Developments

Canaccord Genuity Corp. Presents at 121 Mining Investment Conference, Oct-19-2016 03:30 PM

Canaccord Genuity Corp. Presents at 121 Mining Investment Conference, Oct-19-2016 03:30 PM. Venue: Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Speakers: Reg Spencer, Analyst.

Carmanah Sells Go Power And Solar EPC Division

Carmanah Technologies Corp. (TSX:CMH) has appointed Canaccord Genuity Corp. to advise on the divestment of Go Power! Separately, Carmanah has appointed Alexander Capital Group Inc. to advise on the divestment of Carmanah's Solar EPC Services division.

Leon Gillespie Joins Canaccord Genuity as Head of Financial Sponsors

Leon Gillespie, 32, has just joined Canaccord Genuity Corp. as the new London-based head of Financial Sponsors. It's a big job and he has a hard act to follow, after his predecessor Jacques Callaghan left in February to join Macquarie Capital. But it was only in 2008, when he moved to Hong Kong for what he calls "lifestyle reasons" after "doing a few irrelevant jobs and playing a bit of rugby" that Gillespie's career in financial services really began. That just happened to be the week in which Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. collapsed. So when he joined KPMG China in the corporate finance business, working on origination for private equity clients and identifying and approaching potential targets, it was "fortuitous timing." By the time Gillespie moved back to London three years later, after extensive travel in China from his Hong Kong base, he had both origination and private equity business development experience under his belt. He was able to continue in that private equity coverage role at KPMG in the U.K. Within two years he was promoted to head of private equity coverage at KPMG in London, serving priority clients with direct origination as well as managing the sell-side pipeline and maintaining his Asia advice role.

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