William J. Brown

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Tel: (905) 640-9534

William Brown


Bill brings a broad range of business experience to Mercantile Capital. During a career in the Canadian business community spanning over 35 years, he has been a Partner at one of Canada’s top management consulting firms, a venture capital investor, founder of a Limited Market Dealer financial intermediary, and President and Chief Executive Officer of several companies. He is a specialist in dealing with distressed companies in private equity and venture capital portfolios. He has led both BIA and CCAA corporate restructurings; raised debt and equity capital; and negotiated the sale of companies to strategic buyers.


Bill is a graduate of the University of Manitoba where he earned a B.A.(Hons.) and M.A. in Economics; and Case Western Reserve University where he earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in Operations Research. He is a Certified Management Consultant and Certified Corporate Director.