David Donato appointed President, Head of Banking, for PearTree Securities

David Donato was appointed President, Head of Banking, for PearTree Securities.

David has extensive experience in investment banking with over 16 years of senior advisory and M&A experience. Throughout his career, he has focused on junior and mid-cap resource and non-resource clients. Prior to joining PearTree Securities’ leadership team, Dave was Managing Director, Investment Banking & Board Member with Mackie Research Capital. He has held managing director and vice president roles in investment banking at Haywood Securities, Jennings Capital, Clarus Securities, and was Partner at Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon. David began his career as an accountant at BDO Dunwoody and Arthur Anderson and he brings his accounting background and tax perspective to augment his role at PearTree. David has significant experience structuring international funding and acquisitions of Canadian operations.

PearTree Securities is a subsidiary of PearTree Financial Services Ltd., the originator and leading provider of flow through share donation financing (FTSDF) services in Canada. Launched as an exempt market dealer in 2014, the role of PearTree Securities is to work with Canadian Resource Exploration Companies to arrange and close structured flow through donation financing placements under PearTree Financial’s market-leading FTSDF program.

With a veteran in-house team of sell and buy-side investment professionals, sector analysts and legal experts, PearTree Securities offers share issuers, underwriters, banks, brokerages and accredited investors a valuable opportunity to participate in uniquely structured flow through share deals that offer less downside risk than comparable open-market transactions.