ATB Capital Markets, the capital markets arm of ATB Financial, has broadened its sector expertise and has hired a team focused on growth and innovation aimed at helping Alberta’s technology companies compete globally for capital. 

"As businesses and industries adapt to a rapidly changing environment, we must also look to the future and the trends that will affect our clients," said Curtis Stange, President and CEO of ATB Financial. "The fourth industrial revolution is here and the conversations we have with business leaders today to help advance business growth are more critical than ever for a strong economic future." 

New team will provide tailored solutions to companies 

Leading the new team is Tim Hart, managing director, Investment Banking who will lead the banking group that helps high-growth companies compete in Alberta and beyond. The goal is to provide tailored solutions and advice that address companies’ unique business needs, ranging from equity and debt capital requirements to strategic mergers and acquisitions. 

Ezra Chang has been nameddirector, Investment Banking and Martin Toner as director, institutional research. 

"We are committed to supporting companies that are fueling innovation in technology. Our expertise in growth and innovation will ensure we are making a strong contribution to both our economy and our clients," said Jon Horsman, CEO of ATB Capital Markets Inc. and senior executive vice president, business at ATB Financial. "We remain dedicated to the energy industry, while we work together towards a prosperous future for all."