January 5, 2017.  Osprey Capital Partners Inc., one of Canada’s leading mid-market investment banks, is pleased to announce the addition of Vladimir Lizunov to its Calgary Alberta office and the Osprey Team.

“As a seasoned professional with close to 20 years of mid-market M&A, capital advisory and valuation experience, Vlad combines a strong Big 4 financial background with a passion for helping small and medium size businesses succeed.” said John Mottola, Partner Osprey Capital, “Vladimir’s addition to the firm is important to our continued commitment to servicing Western Canadian businesses.”

Vladimir Lizunov | Partner

Vlad has advised companies in manufacturing, technology, construction, business services, energy and natural resources industries. Before starting his own consulting practice, he was the Senior Managing Director with Deloitte Corporate Finance in Calgary, AB and the Head of Corporate Finance Practice of KPMG in Ukraine. He started his career at the Ansley Capital Group, a US based boutique, raising money for early stage technology companies. Over the years, he has successfully executed over 100 M&A, capital advisory and valuation projects with a combined value in excess of US $7 billion.

“Osprey Capital is well-respected in the Canadian middle market and I appreciate the opportunity to become a part of the team. Our backgrounds and skillsets are highly complementary,” said Mr. Lizunov, Partner Osprey Capital. “I look forward to working with Osprey to build upon its Western Canadian presence and I am very excited about the opportunities we see ahead.”

About Osprey Capital Partners Inc.

Founded in 1998, Osprey Capital has established itself as one of Canada’s leading independent mid-market investment banking and financial advisory firms. Osprey offers a range of advisory services focused on the execution of merger, acquisition, business sale, and finance transactions. Osprey Capital’s core business focus is on the size and scope of transactions that require a professional level of service but are often underserviced by larger firms.