TORONTO, June 26 /CNW/ - Lionel Conacher, President and CEO of Westwind
Partners Inc., would like to welcome Blair Abernethy to the Toronto office.
Bringing over 12 years experience in the investment banking industry,
Blair Abernethy joins Westwind Partners Toronto office in the role of Senior
Technology Analyst within the IT and technology sector. For the past eight
years, Blair has held several senior analyst positions including vice
president and senior technology analyst where he was the senior team member
and partner responsible for the Canadian software and IT services sector, and
head of research and partner where he managed a research department covering 6
core sectors. In addition to his CFA designation Blair holds a B.Sc.
Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and an M.B.A
from the Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto. Blair will be
joining the Westwind Toronto office on July 9, 2007.
"At Westwind Partners we are committed to the technology sector," said
Lionel Conacher. "The addition of Blair Abernethy to our already experienced
team will enhance our ability to focus on this segment for our clients."
About WESTWIND Partners Inc. ("WESTWIND Partners") WESTWIND Partners is
an independent, institutional investment banking boutique. The firm is
privately held by a group of entrepreneurial partners who are experienced and
have proven track records. The services that Westwind offers include
insightful equity research on Canadian and U.K. listed companies, equity
trading capability, and independent advice to corporations on M&A, financing
and restructuring transactions. Westwind approaches its business in a
team-oriented fashion, putting the interests of its clients first. Westwind
has offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and London (UK).
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For further information: please contact Mr. Lionel F. Conacher,
President and CEO, (416) 815-0888.