Canaccord Genuity announces new hire

Canaccord Genuity has hired Henry P. Williams as managing director, head of maritime, energy services & infrastructure. Williams, who will be based in New York City, recently worked at Nordea Markets where he served as managing director, global sector head-shipping, corporate finance. Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets unit of financial services firm Canaccord Genuity Group.


NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Canaccord Genuity is pleased to announce that Henry P. Williams has joined the firm as Managing Director, Head of Maritime, Energy Services & Infrastructure. Mr. Williams will work from the firm’s US headquarters in New York City.
“I am pleased to welcome Henry to Canaccord Genuity’s investment banking team,” said Dan Daviau, President of Canaccord Genuity Inc. (US). “With over 30 years of extensive debt, equity and advisory experience, Henry’s deep sector knowledge will enhance our US investment banking capabilities in the energy value chain.”
Mr. Williams will focus on a broad range of assignments, including public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions advisory work. He will be responsible for Canaccord Genuity’s banking efforts focused on the maritime shipping/offshore, energy services and energy infrastructure sectors.
Mr. Williams recently served as Managing Director, Global Sector Head-Shipping, Corporate Finance at Nordea Markets and previously as Managing Director and Head of US Investment Banking. Prior to Nordea, he served as Managing Director – Head of Energy & Transportation Investment Banking at Oppenheimer & Co. Mr. Williams holds a MBA from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a BA from Rollins College.
Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (TSX: CF, LSE: CF.), offering institutional and corporate clients idea-driven investment banking, merger and acquisition, research, sales and trading services from offices in 11 countries worldwide. Our team of nearly 1,000 capital markets and advisory professionals has industry and transactional expertise in 18 key sectors of the global economy. We are committed to providing valued services to our clients throughout the entire lifecycle of their business and operating as a gold standard independent investment bank – expansive in resources and reach, but targeted in industry expertise, market focus and individual client attention.
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Through its principal subsidiaries, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (the “Company”) is a leading independent, full-service financial services firm, with operations in two principal segments of the securities industry: wealth management and capital markets. Since its establishment in 1950, the Company has been driven by an unwavering commitment to building lasting client relationships. We achieve this by generating value for our individual, institutional and corporate clients through comprehensive investment solutions, brokerage services and investment banking services. The Company has offices in 11 countries worldwide, including Wealth Management offices located in Canada, Australia, the UK and Europe. Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets division, operates in Canada, the U.S., the U.K., France, Germany, Ireland, Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore, Australia and Barbados. To us there are no foreign markets.™
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