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Shubo Rakhit - KPMG. Toronto, ON, CA

Shubo Rakhit Shubo Rakhit

Partner, Advisory Services, KPMG Corporate Finance | KPMG

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Well-versed in corporate finance with proven track record of guiding media, telecom and technology companies to successful restructuring

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Biography

Shubo Rakhit is a Partner to lead Corporate Finance activities for the Information, Communications and Entertainment sector. He brings over 19 years of corporate and investment banking experience and is also leading their Capital Advisory practice across Canada.

Mr. Rakhit was a Managing Director responsible for building investment banking presence for Banc of America Securities in Canada. His focus was on building trusted adviser relationships with executive management and board of directors. Selected transactions include advising the special committee to the board of Hummingbird regarding its sale to Open Text, debt financing for Reinvent Technology, senior debt and high yield issuance for Stratos Global and leverage finance for a privately owned media company.

Mr. Rakhit spent over 14 years with Canada's major bank owned dealers focusing on leverage finance, private equity, mergers & acquisitions and capital markets for media, telecom and technology companies. Selected transaction experience include advising AT&T Corporation, Call-Net Enterprises, Cogeco, Osprey Media, Alliance Atlantis and private film production company on mergers & acquisitions. He has also led and co-led capital markets issuance for the above mentioned companies, and for CHUM, Rogers Communications, Shaw Communications, TELUS, Corus Entertainment, Canwest Global, CTVglobemedia, Torstar and Research in Motion.

Mr. Rakhit is a Chartered Accountant with a Graduate degree in Public Accountancy from McGill University and a B.A. in Economics and Administration from University of Western Ontario. He is also licensed as a dealing market representative with the Ontario Securities Commission.

Industry Expertise (9)

Investment Banking Capital Markets Market Research Business Services Management Consulting Financial Services Banking Investment Management IT Services/Consulting

Areas of Expertise (6)

Corporate Finance Business Valuation Project Finance Financial Restructuring M&a and Capital Raising for Public Companies Cross Border M&a

Accomplishments (1)

St Michael's Hospital, Member of President's Council (personal)

St. Michael's Foundation relies on the strategic advice of the President's council, a group of business leaders who support St. Michael's in its quest to become a world-leading institution and in its continuing role as Toronto's Urban Angel.

Education (2)

University of Western Ontario : B.A., Administration and Commercial Studies, Finance and Economics 1981

McGill University : Graduate Diploma, Public Accountancy, Corporate Finance 1984

Event Appearances (4)

Capital Market Analysis - Year-End Review

Real Estate Forum  Toronto, Ontario

2010-12-02

The Demand for Going Public

Going Public Event Series  Ottata, Ontario

2011-02-15

The Economics of Digital Media Content

International Institute of Communications Canada Annual Conference  Ottawa, Ontario

2010-11-23

Moderator: Panel Discussion - Issues Facing Canadian Companies

Canadian Debt & Equity Marketplace Conference  Toronto, Ontario

2011-04-26

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  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC

Fees

*Will consider certain engagements for no fee
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