Managing Director, Head - Investment Banking
Adam is a Managing Director at CIBC FirstCaribbean and the Head of Investment Banking for the region. Adam and his team have responsibility for the regional Caribbean coverage of the Bank’s top-tier corporate and sovereign clients, and providing relationship and transaction support on a wide range of financing and advisory mandates. Adam brings over 10 years of corporate finance and capital markets experience with him, working in both Canada and throughout the Caribbean over his career. In recent years, Adam has worked on the structuring and execution of several high-profile and award-winning transactions across the Caribbean.
Prior to his role with CIBC FirstCaribbean, Adam spent several years in Toronto, Canada working with a global investment bank on its infrastructure private equity desk, and more recently, with a Canadian private equity firm targeting private infrastructure assets across North America and Europe. In these capacities, Adam has worked on a variety of global infrastructure and project finance transactions, with a particular focus towards the power and utility sector.
Over the last four years, Adam has led the Bank to originate and execute over US$3 billion in various financing and advisory mandates, including several structured and syndicated financings, regional and international (US) bond private placements, and various primary and secondary equity offerings. He has also led the Bank to be the recipient of two global awards – the 2016 ‘North America Port Deal of the Year’ by IJGlobal and the 2017 ‘Best Project Financing’ award by the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum.
Adam holds a B. Sc. degree in Computer Science and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Laurier School of Business & Economics, as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.