Head of Investment Banking - Latin America & Caribbean
Barry is a Managing Director and Head of Special Projects of Canaccord Genuity Corp. From 2005 to 2015 Barry was the Head of M&A and Restructuring of Canaccord Genuity Corp. Barry is also a founding principal of Genuity Capital Markets which was acquired by Canaccord Financial in May 2010. Barry has been actively involved in the areas of debt advisory, origination and structuring and financial restructuring since 1985, initially as a lawyer (partner at Osler Hoskin to 1996, Heenan Blaikie 1998) and in 1998 et seq. as a financial advisor (BMO Nesbitt Burns; Genuity Capital Markets; Canaccord Genuity).
Barry also has extensive experience in principal investing being a founder and managing partner of PointNorth Capital Inc. which is focused on structuring and investing capital in growth and transformative situations.
Barry obtained a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Common Law from McGill University (1979-1983). He is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada and has published extensively on topics related to financing and restructuring including: “The Ontario Guide to Personal Property Security”, Carswell, “The Canadian Credit Handbook”, McGraw Hill, “Case Studies in Recent Canadian Insolvency Reorganizations – In Honor of the Honorable Mr. Justice Lloyd William Houlden”, Carswell 1997 (Chapters: Cadillac Fairview, A Vulture’s Lean Cuisine and The Restructuring of Beatrice Foods) and he has published numerous articles on related topics.