Financial Services & Financial Sponsors
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Jarrad joined Stifel Nicolaus Canada in 2019 with the acquisition of the Capital Markets business of GMP Securities by Stifel Financial. Prior to the Stifel acquisition, Jarrad was Managing Director, Investment Banking and Corporate Development at GMP Securities. Jarrad joined the Investment Banking team at GMP in 2003 focusing on mergers & acquisitions and securities underwriting within the diversified industries group.
In 2010, Jarrad joined GMP Investment Management where he eventually became the CEO and CIO. In 2015, Jarrad rejoined GMP Securities as Head of Corporate Development and later rejoined the Investment Banking team as well. Jarrad has considerable experience in both financial advisory services as well as securities underwriting having worked on over 100 transactions where the firm had a lead or co-lead role. Currently, Jarrad leads Stifel GMP’s investment banking efforts in Financial Services and Canadian Financial Sponsor coverage. Prior to joining GMP, Jarrad worked in the investment banking group of a Global M&A advisory firm and in Debt Capital Markets at a Canadian bank-owned investment dealer.
Jarrad earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Great Distinction) from McGill University and is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.