A growing economy that needs new financial intermediation forms to finance investment that is either too long-term or too risky for commercial banks which is one of the main drivers of growth in capital markets. It is now also well understood that promoting the development of capital markets can be a strong incentive for innovation and economic growth. During the years, considerable research have focused on the role of capital markets in development.
AltaCorp Capital Inc. offers a full range of value-added financial and advisory services to companies in a variety of development stages, including corporate mergers and acquisitions, equity financing, debt capital markets, asset acquisitions & divestitures, institutional sales & trading and research on equity. AltaCorp managers have a record of success with a transaction experience of over $75 billion. AltaCorp focuses on the key drivers of the Western Canadian economy and the overlapping energy, agriculture, and diversified industries’ subsectors.
AltaCorp Capital Inc. recently announced that Waqar Syed has joined the team as CEO, North American Energy Services and head of institutional research in the United States. Syed is a seasoned energy analyst with over 30 years of knowledge in the oil and gas industry, including oilfield services, small and large capitalization companies exploration and production, and major integrated oil companies. Jon Horsman, AltaCorp's Chairman & CEO, said, "We're delighted a professional of Waqar's caliber, and reputation has joined our firm to help us further advance our thought leadership in the energy industry."
With a strategic alliance with ATB Financial. ATB became a majority shareholder of AltaCorp in early 2018, which now gives clients access to a full suite of financial service solutions for all of their treasury, finance and advisory needs. This offers clients the best of both worlds—the entrepreneurial mindset of a boutique investment firm backed by the considerable resources of a respected financial institution. ATB and AltaCorp have committed to investing in Alberta's energy, agriculture and diversified industry sectors. These are the main sectors that remain key to global economic growth. With its various services, AltaCorp's is trying to offer quality integrated cross border research to its North American clients in the future.