MONTREAL, QC, Mar. 8, 2016 - IJW & Co., a leading Canadian based M&A Boutique, today announced the appointment of Eric Cardinal as a Director, providing M&A, corporate finance, and valuation advice. Mr. Cardinal will be based in the firm's Montreal office. In addition to his duties as Director of IJW & Co, Mr. Cardinal will assume the position of Managing Director of IJW Capital, which will be the firm's corporate finance subsidiary. IJW Capital will be entering the process of application to meet registration requirements.
"We are very excited to have Eric join our team", commented Ian Wooden, IJW & Co.'s CEO and Managing Director. "Eric brings a wealth of knowledge of capital markets and fundraising initiatives which we believe will serve a new segment of clients in our rolodex, but not on our client roster". IJW Capital will be a subsidiary of IJW & Co. and will focus its efforts on fundraising initiatives for VC's, private equity, and corporations looking for investment and private placement.
Mr. Eric Cardinal received his BAA in Finance from École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) of Montreal, and has also completed the DFC, FLC and CSC courses with the Canadian Securities Institute. He has also held the designation of Dealing Representative in the Exempt Market.
Prior to IJW, Mr. Cardinal held senior management positions at a large multinational Corporation, he was a hedging strategist at a Prime Brokerage firm and he was in charge of business development and deal origination at a Boutique M&A firm. Mr. Cardinal has twenty five years of experience in business development in the financial markets within industries as varied as Healthcare, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Land Banking and SAAS.