Will Oversee the Global Investment Banking Team
Oct. 1, 2012
/PRNewswire/ - Canaccord Financial Inc. (TSX: CF, LSE: CF., 'the Company', 'Canaccord') is pleased to announce that
has been appointed Global Head of Investment Banking at Canaccord Genuity. In this role Mr. Evershed will be responsible for setting the strategic priorities for the Company's investment banking practice and integrating global operations to foster further cross border collaboration.
Mr. Evershed joined Canaccord Genuity as Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking (
) in 2010, when the Company acquired Genuity Capital Markets. At Genuity, he was Co-Founder and Head of Investment Banking. Before co-founding Genuity, Mr. Evershed spent 14 years at CIBC World Markets, most recently as Co-Head of Investment Banking and Head of Mergers and Acquisitions. Prior to joining CIBC, Mr. Evershed was Chief of Staff to the Deputy Prime Minister of
. Mr. Evershed has advised on many of
most prominent transactions, representing clients such as Viterra, OMERS, EADS, the Province of
, and Algoma Steel, to name a few.
He has an MA (Economics) from the
University of Toronto
and a BA (School of Business and Economics) from
Wilfrid Laurier University
This appointment solidifies the exceptionally strong management team Canaccord has assembled. Earlier this month Canaccord appointed Alexis de Rosnay CEO of its UK and
operations and Peter O'Malley CEO of its
operations. In June, the Company appointed
Dan Daviau President
of its US operations. And in the past year,
was appointed President of the Company's Canadian capital markets operations.
is a highly-respected and accomplished leader in advising complex and high-profile transactions. With over 20 years of investment banking experience, a strong strategic vision and wide-reaching corporate relationships, Phil is extremely well suited for this important position," said
, President and CEO of Canaccord Financial Inc. "He will have a significant role in developing further cross-border activities and ensuring our corporate clients receive the full benefit of Canaccord Genuity's global investment banking practice."
ABOUT CANACCORD FINANCIAL INC.:
Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Financial Inc. is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and global capital markets. Since its establishment in 1950, Canaccord has been driven by an unwavering commitment to building lasting client relationships. We achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional and corporate clients through comprehensive investment solutions, brokerage services and investment banking services. Canaccord has offices in 12 countries worldwide, including Wealth Management offices located in
, the UK and
. Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in
, the US, the UK,
Canaccord Financial Inc. is publicly traded under the symbol CF on the TSX and the symbol CF. on the London Stock Exchange.