Recent Events

June 11, 2019

PADA Annual Golf Tournament - 11JUN2019
1:00 shotgun start, Cocktails and Dinner to follow
Valley Ridge Golf Course,11618 Valley Ridge Park NW, Calgary,

May 27, 2019

Breakfast - MONDAY May 27, 2019
7:15 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - The Devonian Room, 319 5th Ave SW

Please note that this event is on MONDAY and not Tuesday.  Registration will close the Friday prior at noon.

4th Annual CEO Panel Discussion

Have you heard the one about “An investment banker, an institutional shareholder and a private equity sponsor walk into a bar…”? Well here’s your chance…but it’s not a bar…it’s a PADA breakfast!

Please join us on May 27 as we host three prominent energy finance executives and let them share their unique views and experience in the Canadian merger, acquisition and divestiture markets from the perspective of public and private capital providers. 

Brian Boulanger, ARC Financial Corp.

Cameron Plewes, Peters & Co.

Rafi Tahmazian, Canoe Financial

 

 

Brian Boulanger, President & Director, ARC Financial Corp.

Brian is responsible for ARC’s investment activities, leading the team responsible for managing existing fund investments and identifying and developing new investment opportunities. He is a member of ARC’s Executive, Investment and Governance Committees. Brian currently represents ARC on the boards of Modern Resources Inc. and Rifle Shot Oil Corp.

Cameron Plewes, President, Peters & Co.

Cam has been with Peters & Co. since 2003, and prior to being promoted to President in 2018 was Managing Director and led the firm’s Corporate Finance group responsible for financial advisory, merger & acquisition, and capital underwriting and agency matters. Cam has also been a member of the Firm’s executive committee since 2008.  Prior to joining Peters & Co., Cam worked in energy focused roles for a decade as a private equity investor, research analyst, and auditor.

Rafi Tahmazian, Senior Portfolio Manager & Director, Canoe Financial

Rafi G. Tahmazian has more than 28 years of oil & gas, energy banking and investment management experience. He is currently a Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Canoe Financial. Prior to Canoe, Rafi spent 13 years at FirstEnergy Capital, a leading investment dealer that focused on the energy industry. He left the firm in 2008 as Vice Chairman and Managing Director. He is currently on the board of directors for Artis Exploration Ltd, Aureus Energy Services Inc., and Well Ventures Corp. 

Rafi manages the Canoe Energy Portfolio Class, Canoe Energy Income Portfolio Class, and the Canoe Energy Alpha Fund.


April 9, 2019

Breakfast April 9, 2019
7:15 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - The Devonian Room, 319 5th Ave SW

Taking an Innovative Approach to Mid-stream in a Constrained Market

Reed McDonnell

VP Acquisitions and Commercial Operations, Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd.

 

 Today's presentation is not available, but further information can be obtained via email

rmcdonnell@tidewatermidstream.com

 


March 12, 2019

Breakfast March 12, 2019
7:15 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - The Devonian Room, 319 5th Ave SW

TOPIC: Canadian and Alberta Competitiveness: Challenges and Risks

PADA is pleased to present

Niels Veldhuis - President, Fraser Institute

 Elmira Aliakbari - Associate Director, Natural Resource Studies, Fraser Institute

Click here for a copy of the presentation. 


March 6, 2019

Winter Social Mixer
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tap Room, National on 8th Scotia Centre, 225 7th Ave SW

Wednesday March 6

Join us for networking


February 12, 2019

Breakfast February 12, 2019
7:15 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - The Devonian Room, 319 5th Ave SW

TOPIC: Politics & Policy; building business strategies on more than hope or frustration

PADA is pleased to present JASON HATCHER, Managing Principal, Navigator Ltd.

Jason Hatcher is a Managing Principal of Navigator Ltd., leading the firm’s Western Canadian operations from Calgary. He specializes in strategic communications, media relations, and issues management.

Throughout his career, Jason has acted as a trusted advisor to senior corporate leaders by working with organizations to enhance their public reputation and to develop strategies around communication, stakeholder consultation, investor relations, and government advocacy strategies. He has led and overseen numerous successful campaigns for clients in the areas of telecommunications, technology, health, agriculture and finance, with particular expertise in the pipeline/energy sector.

Jason has a wide breadth of experience working in politics. For over ten years, he worked at provincial and federal levels of government, advising Premiers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as Canadian Cabinet Ministers, political leaders, and parties across the country. He has lent his knowledge and expertise in areas related to campaign and election strategy, media relations and public policy

https://www.navltd.com/


January 8, 2019

Breakfast January 8, 2019
7:15 am - 8:30 am
Calgary Petroleum Club - The Devonian Room, 319 5th Ave SW

Annual M&A Review and Forecast Breakfast

PADA is Pleased to present 

Christina Lopez

Managing Director

National Bank 

Rick Eremenko 

Managing Director, Global Investment Banking – Energy

Scotia Capital Inc. 

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Click here for Scotia Bank presentation


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