TORONTO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
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 research.
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 capabilities."
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 institutional investors.
*Subject to Regulatory approval
For further information:
The Calgary team and their contact information is as follows: Ali Bhojani President* Direct: +1-403-930-0602 Cell: +1-403-617-2770 firstname.lastname@example.org Bradley Johnson Robert Paré, CA, CFA Managing Director, Investment Banking Analyst, Equity Research Direct: +1-403-930-0603 Direct: +1-403-930-0604 Cell: +1-403-618-0041 Cell: +1-403-805-4668 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Dejan Kukic Cameron Bean Associate, Investment Banking Associate, Equity Research Direct: +1-604-630-2825 Direct: +1-403-930-0604 Cell: +1-604-369-8113 Cell: +1-403-483-7825 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.northlandcp.com | +1-416-987-3900
*Subject to Regulatory approval
SOURCE NCP Northland Capital Partners.Inc.