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December 2019: Origin Merchant Partners is pleased to announce that Bill Ainley has joined as Senior Advisor on it’s Advisory Board

By Tracey Lamping's

December 4, 2019

Origin Merchant Partners is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Ainley to its Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is made up of leading professionals, executives and entrepreneurs in their respective industries who provide direction and support for Origin Merchant Partners’ current and future initiatives. Our current senior advisors are: Steve Bromley, Catherine David Nolan, Perry Caicco, Tom Buchanan and Paul Bradley.

Bill has over 30 years experience as a senior lawyer focused on capital markets & securities, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and energy and mining. Bill practised with Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP where he was a senior partner, the head of M&A for many years and acted for a variety of industrial and commercial companies and financial institutions, both public and private, domestic and foreign.

Bill has been recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers Canada as one of the Worlds Leading Lawyers for Business, by The Legal 500 Canada Corporate and M&A as a Leading Lawyer and recognized in multiple reports by Lexpert including as one of the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada and Canada’s Leading Corporate Lawyers.

Bill holds a BA and LLB from University of Cambridge and a BCL and LLB from McGill University.

Origin Merchant Partners is an independent investment bank that provides value-added mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and merchant banking services delivered by senior professionals. Origin’s clients engage them for the dedicated, high level of service and independent advice to address their strategic and financial plans. For more information please contact Jennifer Hornbostel at jennifer.hornbostel@originmerchant.com.

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