Expertise: Private Company M&A, Public Market M&A including Unsolicited and Contested Transactions, Business Valuations, Fairness Opinions
Industries: Agriculture and Food Business, Services, Consumer Products, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrial Products & Services, Manufacturing, Media, Mining, Technology, Transportation and Logistics
Boris is a seasoned M&A advisor with over 20 years of transactional experience across a broad range of industry sectors. Boris has advised on well over $60 billion in successful corporate transactions, including some of the largest and most complex transactions completed in North America.
Over the course of his career, Boris has worked both with larger, fully-integrated investment banks as well as with independent, employee-owned boutique dealers. He was most recently a managing director at Kirchner Private Capital Group where he provided hands-on strategic, operating and financial advice to middle market private companies with the objective of creating and crystallizing value. Prior to Kirchner, Boris was managing director of M&A at CIBC World Markets, and a senior partner and head of M&A at Cormark Securities, one of the leading independent investment dealers in Canada. Boris has also held senior M&A roles at TD Securities, the capital markets arm of Toronto-Dominion Bank, which he joined through TD’s acquisition of Newcrest Capital, a leading Canadian independent dealer. Boris started his career at BMO Capital Markets, where he worked both in Toronto and the United Kingdom.
Boris earned his MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and his B.Comm from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.
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