NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2011 /CNW/ - Canaccord Genuity Inc. is pleased to
announce that Dominic Rispoli has joined Canaccord Genuity's Investment
Banking team as Managing Director and Co-Head of US Consumer & Retail
"I'm very pleased to welcome Dominic to Canaccord Genuity's investment
banking team," noted Jamie Brown, President of Canaccord Genuity Inc.
(US). "With almost two decades of experience, Dominic will have an
important role in expanding Canaccord's coverage and expertise in the
consumer sector. His addition to our team is highly complementary to
our recent launch of research coverage in the Retail, Apparel &
Mr. Rispoli will be based in New York and will join Rodney Clark,
Co-Head of U.S. Consumer & Retail, who is based in San Francisco.
Together they will expand Canaccord Genuity's consumer sector focus and
work on a broad range of assignments, including public offerings,
private placements, and mergers and acquisitions advisory work. Mr.
Rispoli will be primarily responsible for Canaccord Genuity's
investment banking efforts focused on the Retail, Apparel & Footwear
segments of the consumer industry.
Mr. Rispoli joins Canaccord Genuity from Catalyst Brands LLC, where he
was Co-Founder and Managing Partner. Prior to Catalyst Brands, he
served as Group Head of the Investment Banking Retail Group at Barclays
Capital and spent 16 years at Lehman Brothers primarily in the Consumer
& Retail Group. Mr. Rispoli holds an MBA from J.L. Kellogg Graduate
School of Management at Northwestern University and graduated from the
University of Massachusetts - Amherst.
ABOUT CANACCORD GENUITY:
Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets division of Canaccord
Financial Inc (CF: TSX | CF.: AIM), offering institutional and
corporate clients idea-driven investment banking, merger and
acquisition, research, sales and trading services from 16 offices
worldwide. Our team of over 400 capital markets professionals have
industry and transactional expertise in critical sectors of the global
economy: Metals and Mining, Energy, Agriculture, Technology,
Telecommunications, Financials, Consumer & Retail, Real Estate,
Transportation, Infrastructure, Sustainability & CleanTech, Life
Sciences, Support Services and Investment Trusts. We are committed to
providing valued services to our clients throughout the entire
lifecycle of their business and operating as a gold standard
independent investment bank - expansive in resources and reach, but
targeted in industry expertise, market focus and individual client
More information is available at www.canaccordgenuity.com.
Canaccord Genuity operates through subsidiaries of Canaccord Financial
Inc. Canaccord Genuity Inc. operates in the United States and is a
member of FINRA/SIPC. Canaccord Genuity Limited operates in the United
Kingdom, and is regulated and authorized by the Financial Services
Authority and is a member of the LSE. Canaccord Genuity Corp. operates
in Canada and is a Member of CIPF and IIROC.
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 46 offices worldwide, including 32
Wealth Management offices located across Canada. Canaccord Genuity, the
international capital markets division, operates in Canada, the US, the
UK, China and Barbados.
Canaccord Financial Inc. is publicly traded under the symbol CF on the
TSX and the symbol CF. on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock
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