"What Paris brought was a perspective on value that allowed us to chart a clear, actionable path to unlocking a dramatically better outcome for our shareholders."

Bob Liew
Island Hearing Services

Paris Aden is the founding Partner of Valitas Capital Partners. Since 1994, he has been involved with more than 100 M&A transactions with an aggregate value exceeding $80 billion. He has advised clients at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston and RBC Capital Markets and has acted as a private equity investor at Clairvest Group where he served on portfolio company boards. Paris was also a co-founder of Alluence Capital Advisors, a mid-market M&A advisory boutique that focuses on cross-border transactions.

Paris is recognized as an expert in business strategy, M&A and corporate finance. Previous roles and speaking engagements include:

  • Lecturer at the Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen's University in their Master of Finance (MFIN) program
  • M&A subject matter expert for Moody’s Analytics’ Advanced Capital Markets Program for capital markets professionals
  • Three-time expert panel moderator for the Toronto Business Transitions Forum
  • TEC Canada “2018 Speaker of the Year” recipient
  • Guest speaker for various industry and business leadership organizations

Paris formed Valitas to meet the unanswered needs of ambitious business owners seeking to:

  • At least triple their business value in five years or less; or
  • Are seeking an elite advisory boutique as their trusted advisor for their complex, mission-critical transactions.