Amy LaBan co-heads US Financial Sponsor coverage and joined Canaccord Genuity through the acquisition of Petsky Prunier and has extensive experience completing successful transactions in the technology, information, marketing, and media industries. She joined Petsky Prunier in 2008 and previously led business development for the firm. Prior to joining Petsky Prunier, she spent 11 years at Lake Capital, a private equity fund managing $1.3 billion in equity commitments. During her time at Lake Capital, Amy was a key member of the investment team, which raised more than $1.7 billion in equity commitments and was responsible for business development and transaction sourcing. She proactively originated platform company candidates and built pipelines of follow‐on targets through direct calling on entrepreneurs and fostering intermediary/referral relationships, including a long‐term relationship with Petsky Prunier.
Amy has years of experience in the public markets as both a corporate head of investor relations and as an investor relations consultant. She also spent five years at Citibank in an international cash management division as a product manager. She began her career in advertising in account management and market research.
Amy holds a B.A. in Asian studies and a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an M.B.A. from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. She is a CFA charterholder.