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)
Areas of Expertise (6)
M&a and Capital Raising for Public Companies
Cross Border M&a
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.
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
The Demand for Going Public
Going Public Event Series Ottata, Ontario
The Economics of Digital Media Content
International Institute of Communications Canada Annual Conference Ottawa, Ontario
Moderator: Panel Discussion - Issues Facing Canadian Companies
Canadian Debt & Equity Marketplace Conference Toronto, Ontario
- Workshop Leader