Raymond James hires top investment banker
Degrand joins the firm from another national investment dealer where he was head of Western Canada for investment banking. He has excelled at progressively senior roles in the industry with expertise gained at National Bank, Goldman Sachs, Peters & Co. and Cormark Securities.
"As the energy sector in Canada and the United States continues to evolve, having someone of Dion's stature join our team will be key to our ability to deliver borderless solutions for our corporate issuers," said Marshall Adkins, managing director, head of energy from the firm's Houston-based offices.
"More than ever, our clients are counting on us for effective solutions to reach their strategic goals. Our Canadian and US-based investment banking teams are committed to this critical sector, especially during these challenging times."
In Calgary, Degrand joins a talented group of professionals, including Kyle Rookes who heads Oil Field Services for Raymond James.
"Joining the strong team of Raymond James investment banking professionals in Calgary and Houston was what attracted me to Raymond James," said Degrand. "In these critical times, energy firms are demanding both local and cross border solutions to meet their unique needs. I am excited about the potential and power this offers our corporate clients."