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Our Team

Rick Peterson – President

28 years experience as an Investment Advisor, institutional salesman, investment banker and public company officer & director.

Senior roles at leading Canadian investment dealers: Midland Walwyn Capital; Merrill Lynch Canada; Yorkton Securities; HSBC Securities.

Chairmans' Club producer as Investment Advisor at Midland Walwyn - Top Ten producer among MWI's 1200 Investment Advisors.

Extensive network of Investment Advisors, investment bankers, fund managers, family wealth offices, institutional sales desks and corporate finance professionals across Canada and in Europe.


Nikolaus Kiefer – Executive Vice President

Officer of a TSX listed company (Vice President of Business Development & Investor Relations)

Equity Research Analyst covering the E&P, Energy Services and Special Situations sectors while working with Haywood Securities, National Bank Financial and Acumen Capital Partners out of Calgary

Investment Banking at Haywood Securities.


Irish Peterson, Vice President

Irish supports our Investment Advisor network and works as a liaison with our capital markets clients across Canada.
 


Nancy-Jenny Roy, Vice President

Nancy-Jenny supports our Investment Advisor network and works with our capital markets clients in Québec.


Claude Oberson – Advisor

Works with our public company clients that are seeking to maximize their exposure to Claude's deep and wide network of institutional and family wealth management accounts in Europe, especially in Switzerland. As Peterson Capital's point man in Europe, Claude's relationships in that market offer our clients in the resource, technology and "special sits" sectors access to capital that is unmatched.

He was Managing Director for BMO Capital Markets in Geneva and Zurich from 2001 to 2011 after heading up Continental Europe sales for Midland Walwyn/Merrill Lynch from 1991 to 2001. He was Vice-President Sales with RBC Capital Markets in Lausanne, Switzerland from 1978 to 1993.Spencer Dyer – Vice President Toronto.


Ryan Atkins – Advisor

Currently CFO and legal counsel for Holmes Communities, the land development subsidiary of the Mike Holmes Group of Companies. Ryan has significant capital markets experience in accounting, finance and legal sectors in Canada and the United States.

He was a founder and CFO and General Counsel of CASA Energy Services Corp., a private Calgary-based oilfield services company. He was CFO and General Counsel of Albi Homes, a private Calgary-based luxury homebuilder and a consultant to Amden Investments Ltd., a Calgary-based real estate development.


Christopher Morris – Advisor

President of R.C. Morris & Company, a Vancouver-based firm that provides investing, restructuring, reporting and other services to private and public companies. Christopher is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, University of Waterloo, and holds an MPhil and PhD from Cambridge University. He started his career as an investment banker in Credit Suisse First Boston's London office, before holding senior management positions with Torstar Corporation in Toronto and Hollinger International in London.

The R.C. Morris group oversees three private Limited Partnerships focussed on special situations lending and investing, that leverage the firm's experience in workouts, turnarounds, mergers & acquisitions, advisory and interim management services.


George Rubin – Advisor

George Rubin offers a wealth of experience from a unique combination of a strong scientific background and hands-on experience from leading a private tech start-up onto a successful public markets launch. George is a graduate of Moscow State University with a Masters Degree in Quantum Radio Physics and he is a British Columbia Institute of Technology graduate with a Diploma in Financial Management and a BA in Accounting. He is a CFA with 5 years of corporate finance experience with one of Canada's leading independent investment firms.

As a co-founder and subsequently President & CEO of Day4 Energy Inc., he was instrumental in developing a strategic vision and directly responsible for execution of the corporate development plan, including growing company operations from a five-person R&D start-up in 2001 through to a staff of 265 employees and an annualized sales run rate of over $230 million in under 10 years.