May 27, 2016, Toronto, Ontario – EnerTech Capital is pleased to announce today that Senior Investment Funds Executive, Edward Jackson, has joined the EnerTech Advisory Board.
Prior to retiring on December 31, 2015, Ed was Managing Director & Co-Head Investment Funds, RBC Capital Markets. Ed is a well-respected industry leader with 30 years experience providing senior coverage to key RBC clients in Investment Banking, National Accounts and Real Estate Lending. Ed has a deep understanding and extensive contacts with C-suite level professionals in the Investment Funds Industry in Canada and the USA founded on a track record of success spanning 650 public market transactions, raising over C$57 billion and US$7 billion (1998-2015). In 2014, he led the largest closed-end fund initial public offering in Canada in a decade raising C$690 million for PIMCO Canada.
Ed has worked with a series of Fund relationships over the years including; Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, Canada Pension Plan Board, OMERS, OPSEU, CI Funds, AGF, Mackenzie, Invesco, PIMCO, Nuveen, Legg Mason, Oppenheimer, Federated, Natixis, Aberdeen and Brookfield Investment Management. Ed also acted as President & CEO and Trustee of Advantage Preferred Share Trust (PFR.UN) a publicly listed closed-end fund on the TSX.
In March 2016, he became a member of the Independent Review Committee of Middlefield Group, a Canadian investment manager with approximately $4.5 billion of assets under management.
Wally Hunter, Managing Director, EnerTech Capital, said: “Having known Ed for over 20 years and having worked with him during my previous roles within RBC, he brings significant knowledge and contacts in the Fund and Capital Markets arena which will be extremely valuable to our Fund and Investee companies. Ed’s strong connections in the Fund Industry will help us build closer alliances with large Fund Management companies and help position us to take advantage of the evolving trend in the Fund industry to build relationships with specialty funds like ours”.
Ed Jackson said: “I am delighted to join the EnerTech team. This is a very exciting time as the world continues to embrace the need for innovative technology and more capital is dedicated to large scale efforts to find more efficient means to produce and consume energy. Wally Hunter and the EnerTech team bring tremendous expertise and enthusiasm to this market and I look forward to joining the EnerTech Advisory Board.”
About EnerTech Capital
EnerTech Capital is a private investment firm focused on innovation in the energy and power industries: investing in early- to mid-stage companies that offer products or services that dramatically improve the profitability of producing or consuming energy. Founded in 1996, the firm has managed approximately $500 million and has delivered 32 exits. EnerTech Capital is continuing its strong focus on the significant energy related opportunities in North America and is currently investing out of its fourth fund which closed at approximately $120 million in September 2013. EnerTech has since made 11 new investments in the fund which include Blue Pillar, Distech Controls (sold), Encycle, EnergySavvy, GeoDigital, HPC Energy, N-Dimension, Power Survey, Space-Time Insight, Terralux and Western Oilfield.
EnerTech has offices in Toronto, Philadelphia, Montreal, Calgary and San Francisco.
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