Oct 02, 2018
AltaCorp Capital Inc. (AltaCorp), a leading capital markets firm, welcomes Brian Heald as Managing Director and Head of Exploration & Production, Investment Banking to lead a sector-focused team that includes investment banking and acquisitions & divestitures. We also welcome Nate Heywood to the research team as an analyst covering the Midstream, Infrastructure & Renewable Energy sectors. Heald and Heywood will both be based in the Calgary office.
"With Brian and Nate joining our team, they round out our coverage of the entire value chain of our energy ecosystem," says Jon Horsman, AltaCorp's chairman & CEO. "They will add value to the growth of our corporate clients and bring a holistic view of energy to our investor clients."
Heald joins AltaCorp with more than 25 years of investment banking and advisory experience. Prior to joining AltaCorp, he was Managing Director, Financial Advisory at Deloitte, and held senior investment banking positions at CIBC World Markets Inc., HSBC Securities, and Nesbitt Thomson. Heald earned a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Queen's University, a Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Alberta, and a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at Western University. He also holds the CFA and ICD.D designations.
Heywood has eight years of experience and joins AltaCorp from GMP FirstEnergy, where he held the position of Equity Research Analyst, Power and Energy Infrastructure. Prior to GMP FirstEnergy, Heywood was a commercial business analyst at Talisman Energy. Heywood earned a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at Western University and is a CFA charterholder.
"Our team's intimate knowledge of the energy sector supports our conviction that there's a need for new ideas to what appear to be complex challenges," says Horsman. "We're dedicated to this industry and AltaCorp is working on solutions that will help the energy sector get to the other side of these turbulent economic times."
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