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Kyle Rookes

Investment Banking

Kyle is a career investment banker with over 15 years of investment banking experience advising and raising capital for both early-stage private companies and large established public entities. Kyle has broad deal experience across several sectors including energy, renewables, technology, industrials, and agribusiness. He has a significant amount of experience in M&A, deal structuring, and capital raising, having closed more than 50 advisory mandates and more than 100 financings. Kyle has also been an independent board member to multiple start-ups that have successfully raised early-stage growth capital and found strategic exits.

Kyle holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a dual major in Risk Management & Finance from the University of Calgary.


  • Raymond James Ltd., Managing Director, Investment Banking, 2018–2021
  • Cormark Securities Inc, Director, Investment Banking, 2016–2018
  • FirstEnergy Capital Corp., Analyst to Vice President, 2007–2016


  • Mergers and acquisitions origination and execution, capital raising & strategic advisory
  • Relationship management