Canaccord Genuity hires new Managing Director

By IVCPOST Staff Reporter

Jul 31, 2013 04:51 PM EDT

Canaccord Financial Inc. division Canaccord Genuity announced earlier that Geoffrey A. Richards joined the company as Managing Director, Head of U.S. Special Situations and Restructuring. In line with the appointment, Richards was assigned to work from the company's New York City headquarters and occasionally from the Chicago unit.

Prior to joining Canaccord Genuity, Richards assumed the role Managing Director at Giuliani Capital Advisors LLC and one of the partners in the Kirkland & Ellis LLP since 2002. Richards also taught corporate restructuring at Northwestern University School of Law.

"I am pleased to welcome Geoff to Canaccord Genuity's investment banking team," stated Canaccord Genuity Inc. President Dan Daviau on Richards. "With over 18 years of complex transaction experience, Geoff's knowledge and role expands our restructuring capabilities in the US and builds off of the leading restructuring practice Canaccord Genuity has built in Canada and the UK."

Canaccord Genuity, the international capital markets arm of Canaccord Financial Inc., focuses in offering corporate and institutional clients investment banking, research, merger and trading services from units scattered in 12 countries around the globe.  

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