I am looking forward to speaking in Toronto during the Reverse Merger Conference 2010, Canada is an important partner in the global economy and we are very interested in expanding our presence there and assisting businesses across Canada.
Chicago, IL (Vocus) June 24, 2010
Houlihan Smith & Company, Inc. (Houlihan Smith) announced today that Karl D’Cunha, CA will be featured as a keynote speaker on the panel titled “Cross-Border Financing Opportunities: Tapping Canadian Investors for Capital” on June 29 during DealFlow Media’s Reverse Merger Conference 2010. The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto on June 29&30, 2010.
“After attending a reception here in Chicago that was hosted by Canada’s Minister of Research and Innovation, John Milloy and Canada’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Sandra Pupatello; I believe now is the time to work the hardest to cultivate partnerships that can foster cross-border opportunities,” said Karl D’Cunha, Senior Managing Director of Houlihan Smith’s Asset Management Services Group. “I am looking forward to speaking in Toronto during the Reverse Merger Conference 2010, Canada is an important partner in the global economy and we are very interested in expanding our presence there and assisting businesses across Canada.”
Houlihan Smith’s presence at the reception titled “Something Big is Happening in Ontario – Your Next Adventure” at the Wit Hotel in Chicago, hosted by John Milloy, Minister of Research and Innovation as well as Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Economic Development and Trade, highlighted the firm’s plans to expand their office in Toronto, Canada. The office will be focused on providing the firms Canadian clients with the best investment banking and valuation services available.
Karl D’Cunha is a Senior Managing Director at Houlihan Smith where he oversees the Corporate Development Group. The Corporate Development group encompasses the firm’s services geared towards public companies, large private companies and asset management firms. The range of services includes M&A Advisory, Capital raising, Financial Opinions, Portfolio Valuation, Financial Reporting Valuation, and Structured Finance Advisory services. Mr. D’Cunha was born in Toronto and holds a B.A. in Finance and Economics from University of Western Ontario and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from McGill University.
About Houlihan Smith & Company:
Founded in 1996, Houlihan Smith & Company is a global investment banking firm that provides financial advisory and financing services to public and private businesses as well as asset managers. The Houlihan Firm is recognized as a leading provider of financial opinions, financing, merger and acquisitions advisory, and other corporate advisory services. In addition, the firm is the forefront service provider to the hedge fund industry and works with 25 of Alpha Magazine’s Top 100 Hedge Funds. The firm’s tailored services include Portfolio Valuation (FAS 157 compliant); Distressed Asset Placement; Restructuring; and M&A Advisory to both alternative and traditional asset managers. The firm’s experienced professionals work across the globe from offices in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, London, Toronto, and Accra.
About The Ontario Capital Growth Corporation:
The Ontario Capital Growth Corporation (OCGC) was established by the Ontario Capital Growth Corporation Act, 2008 and was launched on February 27, 2009. The principal business of the OCGC is to manage the interest of the Government of Ontario in the limited partnership known as the Ontario Venture Capital Fund LP (OVCF) and to manage and operate the Ontario Emerging Technologies Fund (OETF).
About Deal Flow Media:
DealFlow Media was founded in 2002 with the launch of The PIPEs Report, a premier research tool for those in the equity private placement market. Since its inception DealFlow Media has distinguished itself as a provider of independent research and analysis of alternative asset markets. DealFlow Media has grown rapidly and now publishes several alternative investment reports, alternative investment databases, and weekly news wires as well as hosting conferences and webinars throughout the year. The markets we focus on are shown on the left under News & Research.
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