Ian Kennedy

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Tel: (905) 467-0222

Ian Kennedy


A seasoned, corporate finance professional with wide ranging experience and a deep, current network in the Canadian capital market, Ian brings 30 years of corporate finance and merchant banking experience to Mercantile Capital. He has originated, negotiated and managed multi-tiered transactions as an institutional investor, intermediary and principal. His experience as an institutional investment manager, corporate finance intermediary, and entrepreneur and principal, result in a unique capital market perspective.


Ian has operated independent merchant banking firms with a middle market focus for the past 25 years. Activities included debt and equity placement engagements; strategic corporate finance counsel; acquisition, divestiture and restructuring assignments; and proprietary asset management and private equity investment.


Ian has a BSc from Mount Allison University and an MBA and LLB from Dalhousie University.