UBS Hires Amram, Roberts Leaves Canadian Imperial, Vlaad Says

Emmanuel Amram will join UBS AG’s investment banking team in Montreal as associate director from Bank of Montreal, according to Vlaad & Co., a Toronto-based financial services recruiting firm.

Other moves noted in the “Bill’s Buzz” weekly newsletter include:

* Don Roberts left Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce to start up Nawitka Capital Advisors Ltd.

* Adam Adamou joined Euro Pacific Canada Inc. as an investment banking managing director, focusing on technology and innovation. Adamou recently served as chief executive officer of Transitive Digital Media Corp.

* Michael Conrad joined Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its infrastructure group from Credit Suisse Group AG where he was an investment banking analyst.

* Morguard Financial Corp. hired Albert Tzurkov as an assistant portfolio manager from Thornmark Asset Management Inc.

* Former AltaCorp Capital Inc. employee Jared Coulson joined the Desjardins Securities Inc.’s research team as an oil and gas associate.

* Casimir Capital Ltd. hired Dwayne Sorobey in Calgary from Blue Fish Capital Ventures.

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