TORONTO, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ - Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial Inc., today announced that Kyle Rookes is joining the firm's Energy Investment Banking team in Calgary as Managing Director, Investment Banking, Head of Oil Field Services, effective June 25, 2018.
"We are thrilled to build on our strong reputation in the Oil Field Services sector with the addition of Kyle," says Craig MacDougall, Senior Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Raymond James. "His experience in strategic advisory, M&A solutions, and client relationships, will bring additional depth and leadership to the already formidable Energy Investment Banking team. Our focus continues to be to provide the best possible cross border solutions and execution for our corporate clients by leveraging the expertise of our Investment Banking professionals from both sides of the border."
Raymond James' powerful North American footprint in energy services starts with a dedicated Energy Investment Banking team and 15 equity research analysts covering 239 energy companies in Canada, the United States and Europe. Mr. Rookes is a career investment banker bringing more than a decade of M&A and capital markets experience to the firm with a focus on the Oil Field Services sector. He is a graduate of the University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business, where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce, Dual Major in Finance & Risk Management.
"The Energy Services Sector in Canada is at a fascinating juncture and I am excited to be part of an outstanding team dedicated to making a difference to our corporate clients by providing borderless solutions to help them grow and thrive," says Mr. Rookes. "With our exceptional North American platform, we have the professionals and world class solutions to make a real difference to Canadian companies."
The Raymond James Investment banking team consists of more than 350 investment bankers across North America and Europe who offer a complete range of capital markets services with strong expertise in mergers & acquisitions, public offerings, and debt and equity private placements. Its advisory services include mergers, acquisitions and divestitures advice/execution, fairness opinions and proxy defense.
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