LEADERSHIP

 
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MARC RAFFOUL

Managing Partner

Prior to founding Oak Hill Mr. Raffoul was a managing partner at a leading independent marketing and distribution firm. In that time he was responsible for all aspects of client development and capital raising.

 

Prior to that, he was at Canada’s largest independent institutional money manager Fiera Capital where he led sales initiatives across Canada.

E: mraffoul@oakhillfinancial.ca

P: 647-479-5803

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ANIL SINGH

Managing Partner

Mr. Singh's experience includes various roles in both corporate finance and asset management. After starting his career at Dynamic Funds, he worked at a Toronto family office focusing on private equity.

 

Leveraging his relationships in the retail brokerage and family office channels, Anil focuses on wholesaling alternative products and mid market corporate finance.

E: asingh@oakhillfinancial.ca

P: 416-274-6525

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JONATHAN ROBINSON

Partner

After starting his career in London, England as an investment banker, Mr. Robinson moved to Canada and commenced work in the Corporate Banking Media and Telecom group at The Bank of Nova Scotia. Jonathan then went on to run the sales and trading operation of Westwind Partners (later Thomas Wiesel) and then founded the brokerage Sandfire Securities (later Northland Capital Partners).

 

While at Sandfire/Northland, Jonathan completed over 80 transactions as lead banker while directing all strategic and operational matters. Jonathan now assists Oak Hill with corporate advisory services utilizing his skills across equity capital markets and his extensive and prolific network.

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RON SHUTTLEWORTH

Partner

Ron has 25 years of experience in the technology sector as an operator, investor, analyst, and investment banker specializing in M&A, equity and debt. As an operator, Ron has been CEO, CTO and Product Manager with direct experience in fintech, enterprise software, and marketing automation.

 

Ron has experience as a Venture Capitalist investing in early stage technology, and as a hedge fund analyst responsible for selecting stocks and balancing risk in a portfolio. Ron was a top-ranked research analyst for eight years, specializing in technology, media, and communications with nearly a $500M of capital raised within his coverage list.

 

TEAM

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ANDREW SHARP

National Sales Manager

E: asharp@oakhillfinancial.ca

P: 647-479-5805

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DAMIR GUNJA

Senior Vice President

E: dgunja@oakhillfinancial.ca

P: 416-276-5396

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OLIVIER LIARD

Senior Vice President

E: oliard@oakhillfinancial.ca

P: 514-701-9724

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ERIC CHIU

Vice President

E: echiu@oakhillfinancial.ca

P: 647-725-9734

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DAVID DURANOVICH

Vice President

E: dduranovich@oakhillfinancial.ca

P:  647-715-9500

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CLAUDIO DE GREGORIO

Vice President

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SOPHIA TANG

Associate

E: stang@oakhillfinancial.ca

P: 416-463-2450

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CYNTHIA BOOTA

Associate

E: cboota@oakhillfinancial.ca

P: 902-266-6832

ADVISORY BOARD

 
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DAVID SPIVAK

Mr. Spivak has close to 30 years of capital markets and corporate finance experience, having built a career as an investment banker, capital markets advisor and CFO for both private and NYSE listed companies. Currently, Mr. Spivak serves as President of Brockstreet Capital, an investment and corporate finance advisory firm. Prior to founding Brockstreet, Mr. Spivak was Group CFO and SVP Corporate Development of Persis Holdings Ltd., a private investment company based in Vancouver, Canada.  

 

Mr. Spivak also served as CFO of Seaspan Corporation, the world’s largest containership lessor. Mr. Spivak spent over 17 years at Citigroup as an investment banker, holding numerous positions, including Managing Director in the Investment Banking and US Equity Capital Markets Groups, Canadian Head of Global Capital Structuring and Chief Operating Officer of Citigroup Global Markets Canada. Mr. Spivak spent half a decade in New York where he led Citigroup’s SPAC business and was recognized by Brendan Wood as a TopGun Banker for US Equity Capital Markets. He is currently a Director of Höegh LNG Partners LP and a past member of the TSX Listings Advisory Committee.

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MICHAEL PESNER

Mr. Pesner is President of Hermitage Canada Finance Inc., a firm that specializes in investment banking services. Previously he was a Senior Partner in Financial Advisory Services at KPMG, prior to which he was National Executive, Corporate Recovery Partner.

 

Mr. Pesner is a Chartered Accountant, a licensed Trustee in Bankruptcy and a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Professional. Mr. Pesner also serves on the Board of the public companies Le Chateau Inc., Quest Rare Minerals Inc., Richmont Mines Inc. and Well.ca.

ROB WITTMANN

Mr. Wittmann has 35 years of experience in financial services and capital markets, primarily in foreign exchange and interest rate trading. He was most recently President and CEO of Jameson Bank, a founding partner of Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange Inc, and previously held the position of SVP of Commercial Foreign Exchange at Travelex Americas.

 

He was also Managing Director, Global Foreign Exchange Sales and Trading at RBC Capital Markets for over 15 years. He is past president of The Financial Markets Association of Canada, past member of the Canadian Foreign Exchange Committee, and former Chair of The Canadian Committee for Professionalism.