TORONTO, May 31, 2011 /CNW/ - NCP Northland Capital Partners Inc.
("NCP"), a fast-growing, independent employee-owned institutional
investment dealer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ali A.
Bhojani to the role of President*. NCP is also pleased to introduce its
Calgary Oil & Gas team, which will be providing creative and innovative
solutions to NCP's corporate clients and institutional investors in the
areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and equity
Mr. Bhojani has over 20 years of experience in investment banking and
capital markets. Throughout Mr. Bhojani's career he has advised on
capital markets transactions both domestically and internationally,
including corporate finance and merger and acquisition mandates
exceeding $20B in aggregate.
Mr. Bhojani's past experience includes being the Head of Energy
Investment Banking for Dundee Capital Markets, Head of Investment
Banking for Canaccord Financial's London, UK office, and Co-Head of
Investment Banking for Sprott Securities. Mr. Bhojani also sits on the
Board of The Calgary Foundation.
We are also pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bradley Johnson
to the role of Managing Director of Investment Banking and Mr. Robert
Paré to the role of Oil & Gas Analyst. Mr. Paré and Mr. Johnson will
both be joining our growing Calgary-based Oil & Gas team.
Mr. Johnson has over 25 years of experience in the Global Energy
industry, having played an instrumental role in creating and running
numerous private and public oil & gas companies in Canada. He has
successfully transacted over $10B in advisory mandates in the
international and domestic energy space and has worked extensively with
oil & gas issuers both in Canada and internationally.
Mr. Paré has over 15 years of experience within the financial services
industry, the last several of which have been focused on institutional
equity research within the oil & gas sector, both domestically and
internationally, for bank-owned and boutique dealers.
Mr. Brian Bapty, CEO of NCP, said: "We are very pleased to have put in
place such a high-calibre energy team in Calgary with a sole focus on
providing our clients with top tier investment banking and research
NCP is a member of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange,
the Canadian Investor Protection Fund, and the Investment Industry
Regulatory Organization of Canada.
NCP employs over 60 team members and is one of the fastest growing
financial services businesses in Canada with offices in Toronto,
Calgary and Vancouver.
Northland Capital Partners Limited ("Northland") is a full service UK
investment bank based in London. Northland provides service offerings
in corporate finance, corporate broking, institutional sales, and
equity research, as well as providing nomad and broker services for
numerous LSE- and AIM-listed companies. Northland currently employs
approximately 40 staff members.
NCP and Northland work together closely to facilitate cross border
transactions for our North American and European corporate clients and
*Subject to Regulatory approval
SOURCE NCP Northland Capital Partners.Inc.
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