Stewart is a Managing Director in the Investment Banking group and Co-Head of Canadian Mergers & Acquisitions. Before its acquisition by Canaccord Genuity in 2010, he was a Principal at Genuity Capital Markets, which he joined in 2005 as an original partner. Stewart started his career in 1996 in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at CIBC World Markets. He has experience in a broad range of mergers & acquisitions and financing transactions and assignments, both cross border and domestic. He has covered almost all industry sectors, including Industrial and Consumer Products, Telecom, Media, Technology, Financial Services and Real Estate. Stewart holds a B.Comm. (1st Class Honors) from Queen’s University.