Sustainability

Raymond James established the first dedicated sustainability investment banking practice in Canada. The practice was created to provide the best advice and support to companies and investors focused on sustainability, leveraging our proven track record of completing transactions across the sustainability landscape.

Who We Are

Investment Banking

Jimmy Leung, Managing Director, Head of Sustainability
jimmy.leung@raymondjames.ca
+1 (416) 777 7166
Jimmy is responsible for launching the first sustainability investment banking practice in Canada. With his extensive background in capital markets and mergers & acquisitions, as well as his 15 years of experience working with clean technology companies as part of his previous role, Jimmy and his team work to support innovation across the entire sustainability landscape. Jimmy joined Raymond James in 2005 from a bank-owned investment dealer, where he was a member of the investment banking group. Jimmy is a Chartered Accountant and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo.


Daniel Magder, Director
daniel.magder@raymondjames.ca
+1 (416) 777 7150
Daniel joined Raymond James in 2015 from FTI Consulting, where he was a member of the corporate finance & restructuring group. Daniel has considerable experience in capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and corporate restructurings. Daniel is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Yeshiva University.


Alia Essak, Associate
alia.essak@raymondjames.ca
+1 (416) 643 7896
Alia joined Raymond James in 2021 from Bank of America, where she spent two years in New York City and three years in Sydney as a member of the Financial Institutions Group. Alia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Economics and a Minor in Biological Sciences from Mount Holyoke College.


Equity Research

David Quezada, CFA
david.quezada@raymondjames.ca
+1 (604) 659 8257
David joined Raymond James in 2009 as an Equity Research Associate and was promoted to Equity Analyst in 2016. David’s sustainability-related coverage includes clean generation, resource management (emissions) and bio-based chemicals & fuels. He is the first analyst in North America to publish research on companies in the voluntary carbon offset industry and has hosted numerous webinars educating the market on the sector. Prior to joining the firm, David spent time working at Connor, Clark, & Lunn as well as at HSBC in Commercial Banking. David is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.

  

 
Recent Reports:

Base Carbon Inc.
BCBN | Capital Deployed with Robust Economics and High-Profile Offtaker

Loop Industries, Inc.
LOOP | Progressing on Commercialization as Focus Turns to Funding 

Carbon Streaming Corporation
NETZ | 3Q22 Results Not Material; Pace of Investments Picking Up
 
Industry Brief
Power & Energy Infrastructure | The CO2 Review; Monthly Carbon Tracker

 

Michael Glen, CFA
michael.glen@raymondjames.ca
+1 (514) 687 5970
Michael joined Raymond James in 2019 as an Equity Analyst. Michael’s sustainability-related coverage includes mobility, electrification, efficiency and resource management (water). Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked at Macquarie Group covering Canadian equities. Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and holds an MBA from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.

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Recent Reports:

Eguana Technologies Inc. 
EGT | 2Q Update; Volume Inflection Anticipated During 3Q

H2O Innovation Inc.
HEO | Business Wins Continue to Flow; Lots of Positive Things Happening at H2O

Nanoxplore Inc.
GRA | Constructive 3Q; Path to Positive EBITDA on Track; Mgmt Executing at Measured Pace

Ballard Power Systems Inc. 
BLDP | Looking for a 2H Build in the Backlog

 

Steven Hansen, CFA, CMA, CPA
steve.hansen@raymondjames.ca
+1 (604) 659 8208
Steve Hansen is a Managing Director and Equity Research Analyst with Raymond James Ltd. Steve’s sustainability-related coverage includes resource management (food & agriculture, waste). Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Steve was employed as a Stock Analyst with Morningstar covering the Paper & Forest Products sector. He holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of British Columbia. Steve is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder as well as holds the CPA/CMA designation.

Recent Reports:

Good Natured Products Inc. 
GDNP | 1Q22 Beat. Solid Revenue Growth/Margins Drive Positive EBITDA, but Downgrading to MP3

Enwave Corporation
ENW | F2Q22 In-Line. Trimming Target & Downgrading to MP3 on Near-term Headwinds

Farmers Edge Inc.
FDGE | 1Q22 Miss. Challenges Still Apparent; New CEO Announced. Reiterate MP3

Cubicfarm Systems Corp. 
CUB | 1Q22 Light. Backlog Hot; Deliveries Not. Trimming Target.

 
Recent Sustainability Webinars
 

LanzaTech (planned ticker LNZA), pending transaction with AMCI Acquisition Corp. II (AMCI)

Jennifer Holmgren, Chief Executive Officer
Geoff Trukenbrod, Chief Financial Officer

Thursday, May 19th, 2022 – 11:00 AM (ET)
Click HERE to register

*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the webinar; please add to your Outlook calendar.

*In order to participate in Q&A participants must access the webinar through a computer or a zoom compatible device.

 

Private Company Showcase: Insights on the Carbon Capture and Sequestration Space, with NET Power 

Ron DeGregorio, Chief Executive Officer
Brock Forest, Chief Technology Officer

Friday May 13th, 2022 - 11:00 AM (ET)

*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the webinar; please add to your Outlook calendar.

*In order to participate in Q&A participants must access the webinar through a computer or a zoom compatible device.