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AltaCorp Capital Inc. strengthens its energy sector expertise

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Brian Heald joins as managing director, head of Exploration & Production, Investment Banking
Nate Heywood joins as research analyst for Midstream, Infrastructure & Renewable Energy

CALGARY, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - AltaCorp Capital Inc. (AltaCorp), a leading capital markets firm, welcomes Brian Heald as managing director and head of Exploration & Production, Investment Banking to lead our sector focused team that includes both investment banking and acquisitions & divestitures, and Nate Heywood to the research team as an analyst covering the Midstream, Infrastructure & Renewable Energy sectors. Heald and Heywood will both be based in the Calgary office.

"With Brian and Nate joining our team, they round out our coverage of the entire value chain of our energy ecosystem," said Jon Horsman, AltaCorp's Chairman & CEO. "They will add value to the growth of our corporate clients and bring a holistic view of energy to our investor clients."

Heald joins AltaCorp with more than 25 years of investment banking and advisory experience. Prior to joining AltaCorp, he was managing director, Financial Advisory at Deloitte, and held senior investment banking positions at CIBC World Markets Inc., HSBC Securities and Nesbitt Thomson. Heald has earned a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Queen's University, a Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Alberta, and a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at Western University. He also holds the CFA and ICD.D designations.

Brian Heald joins AltaCorp's investment banking team (CNW Group/AltaCorp Capital Inc.)

Heywood has eight years of experience and joins AltaCorp from GMP FirstEnergy where he held the position of equity research analyst, Power and Energy Infrastructure. Prior to GMP FirstEnergy, Heywood was a commercial business analyst at Talisman Energy. Heywood earned a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at Western University and is a CFA charterholder.

Nate Heywood joins AltaCorp's equity research team (CNW Group/AltaCorp Capital Inc.)

"Our team's intimate knowledge of the energy sector supports our conviction that there's a need for new ideas to what appear to be complex challenges," said Horsman. "We're dedicated to this industry and AltaCorp is working on solutions that will help the energy sector get to the other side of these turbulent economic times."

About AltaCorp Capital Inc.
AltaCorp is an Alberta-based capital markets firm focused on the sectors that drive the Western Canadian economy—energy, life sciences and diversified industries. In less than a decade, AltaCorp has amassed over $75 billion of transaction experience. Working with ATB Financial, a full-service financial institution headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, AltaCorp offers clients fully integrated capital market solutions. AltaCorp is a member of IIROC and CIPF.

AltaCorp Capital Inc. (CNW Group/AltaCorp Capital Inc.)

For more information, please contact: 
Brenda Hanchar
AltaCorp Capital Inc.
[email protected]

SOURCE AltaCorp Capital Inc.

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