THE CAPITAL MARKETS ARE COMPLEX. BEING PUBLIC RAISES SERIOUS QUESTIONS. WHAT SHOULD I BE SAYING? WHO SHOULD I BE SAYING IT TO? HOW DO I KEEP EXPECTATIONS IN-LINE? WHEN DO I GET TO RUN MY BUSINESS? WE HAVE ANSWERS.


INVESTOR RELATIONS

IPO ROADSHOWS

M&A COMMUNICATIONS

PRESENTATIONS


COMMUNICATE

You are unique. Your company has a story to tell. It needs to be captured and delivered in clear language. In your presentation. On your website. Everywhere. We make this happen.

NAVIGATE

You have a business to run and a listing to manage. We’ll focus on the Street, you spend more time growing your business. Our team will engage with investors, create materials and bring you insight to achieve your capital markets objectives.

CONNECT

We’ll build awareness of your story throughout the investment community. With our networks and knowledge of the Street, we’ll focus on those we know will best understand, appreciate and act on your potential.

EXPERIENCED CAPITAL MARKETS COMMUNICATORS

Craig Armitage

Craig is a highly experienced IR practitioner, having spent the past 17 years advising and working with growth companies. Craig was a senior member of Canada’s largest IR agency, where he led the technology and financial services practices. Previously, he led IR and communications at one of Canada’s largest independent asset management companies. During his time in the field, Craig has gained extensive experience in all areas of IR  IPOs, M&A, investor outreach, media and crisis management — and developed a deep network of trusted contacts in the investment community. Craig served on the Board of Directors of CIRI Ontario for several years. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.

contact
Craig Armitage
416 347 8954
craig.armitage@loderockadvisors.com

Dave Mason, CFA

Dave Mason has 20 years experience in the capital markets. From 2000-2015 he was an executive with TMX Equicom, Canada’s largest investor relations firm. From 2010-2015 he held the title of President. He has provided strategic counsel to a diverse group of companies at all stages of development. Prior to TMX Equicom, he was a Vice President of sales and marketing at a mutual fund company. During his career, Dave has honed his skills in presentation development and delivery, earned his CFA charter, and built a network of contacts throughout the investment community. Dave’s unique insight comes from his combination of financial acumen, communication skills and his relationships. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University.

contact
Dave Mason
416 985 3647
dave.mason@loderockadvisors.com

Ross Marshall

Ross is a seasoned communications professional with experience in corporate
and political communications. Ross provides strategic planning, counsel and turnkey IR and IPO roadshow services to Canadian and U.S.-based companies at all stages of development. Ross held a series of increasingly senior roles at Canada’s largest IR agency including head of the IPO practice and head of the clean technology and healthcare practices. Ross began his career in political communications within the House of Commons and Senate of Canada, as well as for the Governments of Ontario and Nova Scotia. He received his MBA with a specialization in Financial Management in 2000 from the Schulich School of Business.

contact
Ross Marshall
416 526 1563
ross.marshall@loderockadvisors.com

Mike Polonsky

Mike was a senior partner at the largest IR agency in Canada. During his 15 year tenure, he worked with close to 500 companies across all major sectors and a few minor ones too. He helped big companies, little companies, even science experiments masquerading as companies to find their voice, so that they can tell their stories with impact to the capital markets. These entities in turn raised billions of dollars, received expanded research coverage and/or met other objectives such as improved liquidity. With a foundation in investor presentations, he now frequently works on presentations for broader purposes such as sales pitches, product launches, board meetings and charities. He is a frequent lecturer across Canada.

contact
Mike Polonsky
mike.polonsky@loderockadvisors.com

Jonathan Ross, CFA

Jon is a proven financial professional with experience in strategic investor communications, portfolio management and investment banking.  With a consistent track record of initiating and positively influencing change for the benefit of internal and external stakeholders, Jon has become a trusted advisor to several public company senior management teams. He was a key member of the award-winning investor relations team at Loblaw Companies Limited during the creation of Choice Properties REIT as well as the $12.4 billion acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation. Prior to joining Loblaw, Jon was a portfolio manager at a Toronto area investment management firm. He is a CFA Charterholder and a graduate of the University of Toronto.

contact
Jon Ross
905 334 0095
jon.ross@loderockadvisors.com

David Feick

David Feick has a 15 year track record working with private and publicly traded companies of all sizes and across a wide range of industries, including energy, energy services, technology, mining, telecommunications and financial services. He has built a reputation as a leading expert on financing and communications and has developed an extensive network throughout the Canadian capital markets. He has provided strategic advisory and communications counsel to senior members of management across a wide range of areas, including messaging, capital raises, M&A, management changes and in various crisis situations. Dave is a member of the CIRI Alberta board of directors.

contact
David Feick
403 831 7557
david.feick@loderockadvisors.com

Rob Kelly

Rob is an IR professional with more than 9 years of progressive experience. Prior to joining LodeRock Advisors, Rob was a consultant in the technology and financial services division of TMX Equicom. Before that, Rob provided outsourced IR services to US-based hedge fund clients at Goldman Sachs. Rob’s diverse experience has given him a broad understanding of the capital markets, which he uses to assist his clients to improve liquidity, achieve fair market valuation and raise awareness of their company. He is a graduate of McMaster University, where he received an Honours degree in Economics & Finance.

contact
Rob Kelly
416 992 4539
rob.kelly@loderockadvisors.com

Dennis Fong, CFA

Dennis has over 19 years of experience in equity research, technology, and strategic communications. He has worked closely with senior management teams across the market capitalization spectrum. For 9 years, Dennis was a sell side analyst at several of Canada’s leading independent investment dealers. He co-founded a technology startup and has an affinity for working with companies through key stages of capital raising and growth. More recently, Dennis was Vice President of Investor Relations at a technology company included on the S&P/TSX Composite Index. From 2013-2014, he was a member of the award-winning investor relations team at Loblaw Companies Limited. Dennis began his career as a software developer, received an MBA degree from the Schulich School of Business, and is a CFA Charterholder.

contact
Dennis Fong
416 283 9930
dennis.fong@loderockadvisors.com

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