TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - INFOR Financial Inc. ("INFOR Financial"), Canada's leading independent investment banking advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Jens Mayer, Mark Wellings and Neville Dastoor have joined its investment banking team as Principals to lead its natural resources investment banking practice.
Mr. Mayer was most recently co-head of investment banking with Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., having spent the last 16 years of his career with the firm. Mr. Wellings joins most recently from GMP Securities L.P., where he spent more than 18 years in investment banking. Mr. Wellings played a key role in the growth of GMP's natural resources group, where he co-founded the firm's mining practice. Mr. Dastoor was most recently a Director with Canaccord Genuity, having spent more than 12 years in the investment banking group.
"I am excited that Jens, Mark and Neville have chosen to join INFOR Financial. They are three of the most widely respected and trusted professionals in our industry and bring a wealth of experience and deep corporate relationships across the natural resources sector," said Neil M. Selfe, CEO and Managing Principal of INFOR Financial. "INFOR Financial is widely seen as Canada's leading independent investment banking advisory firm and we are confident that this team will extend that leadership to the natural resources sector which is so important to our economy," added Mr. Selfe.
"It was important for Mark, Neville and I to join a firm with an unwavering commitment to offering the most sophisticated, forward thinking, independent financial advice to corporations and entrepreneurs in the market," said Mr. Mayer. "We believe INFOR Financial is that firm and we look forward to continuing to serve our relationships from this platform."
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INFOR Financial Inc. is Canada's leading independent investment banking advisory firm offering advice on mergers and acquisitions, capital raises, risk management, private funds as well as corporate restructurings and derivative hedging strategies. In 2015, INFOR Financial Inc. was ranked as the top independent M&A advisor in Canada by Thomson Reuters.
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For further information: Neil M. Selfe, CEO and Managing Principal, INFOR Financial Inc., (416) 646-2610