-- Expands Research and Institutional Sales Divisions; Adds London Branch --
TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Casimir Capital, a premier North American investment bank specializing in natural resources, officially announced today that it has added top industry talent and has initiated its expansion into Europe, now giving it a presence on four continents.
Casimir Capital is joined by well-known industry veterans Karen Mate, Stuart McDougall, Eric Winmill and Charles Vaughan.
Karen Mate leads a team of nearly a dozen institutional sales personnel. Most recently, Karen spent 15 years at Scotia Capital where she was the Director of Institutional Equity Sales. Prior to Scotia Capital, Ms. Mate worked at NBC Levesque International and Marleau Lemire.
As the latest additions to Casimir Capital's equity research team, Stuart McDougall and Eric Winmill boast over 30 years of collective mining research and capital markets experience at major Canadian investment banks, including National Bank Financial, GMP Securities, Jennings Capital and Wellington West Capital Markets.
"Casimir has bolstered its banking, marketing, research and trading departments in order to offer its clients a full service investment dealer that includes expert advice on a global basis," said Ms. Mate. "This personnel expansion has not only contributed to the knowledge and skill base of the Firm but also to the continued growth of Casimir, which now holds a top 10 ranking on the mining and energy league tables."
Casimir Capital's newly established London operation is headed by Charles Vaughan, who was previously with Northland Capital, Evolve Capital and Mountcashel. The branch will act as a marketing hub to local institutions as well as those located in France, Germany, Switzerland and other major European financial centers.
For more than a decade, Casimir Capital has successfully financed companies in the mining and energy industries. A list of recent investment banking transactions can be found at Casimir Capital News.
Casimir Capital Ltd. (member IIROC, CIPF)
SOURCE: Casimir Capital Ltd.
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