McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Chris Haughn as Vice President of Investment Banking at Capital West Partners. Chris will play a highly prominent, client-facing role and will work closely with the senior partners to flawlessly execute transactions and further build the reputation of Capital West Partners as Western Canada’s leader in M&A advisory.

Prior to joining Capital West Partners, Chris spent four years with JP Morgan’s Investment Banking Practice in Calgary, AB, where he was directly involved in successfully executing over $10 billion in M&A and strategic financing mandates in infrastructure, power and utilities, and energy. Additionally, Chris has four years of experience working with National Bank’s equity research team in Calgary, covering public and private companies within the energy space. He has a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy, an MBA from the University of Calgary, and is a CFA.

Established in 1990 and based in Vancouver, B.C., Capital West Partners provides financial and transaction advice to public and private companies in Western Canada and beyond. With a track record of successful transactions totaling over $10 billion, it is one of the most active independent M&A advisory firms in Western Canada.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Managing Partner Paul Gibbons, Principal Nicholas Protti, and Research Associate Mackenzie Jones.