Canaccord Genuity appoints Technology M&A banker

For Hire

Canaccord Genuity has announced that David Istock has joined Canaccord Genuity's Investment Banking team as a Managing Director, specializing in mergers and acquisitions in the technology sector.

'The continued expansion of our technology practice is a direct reflection of the significant opportunity and strong momentum we are experiencing across this area', stated Dan Daviau, President of Canaccord Genuity Inc. (US). 'With over fifteen years of expertise and experience in M&A, David will have an important role in growing Canaccord Genuity's capabilities in the technology sector and will work closely with the Firm's global technology partners in Canada and the UK.'

'David is an excellent fit for our platform', added Jeff Barlow, Head of US Investment Banking. 'His extensive history of working with growth and technology companies is a solid complement to our existing investment banking team'.

Istock will be based in San Francisco and will work on a broad range of assignments, including public offerings, private placements, and with a specific focus on mergers and acquisitions advisory work.

Istock joins Canaccord Genuity from Cowen and Company where he served as Managing Director and Head of Technology M&A. Prior to Cowen and Company, Istock worked at UBS Investment Bank as Executive Director of Technology M&A. Istock graduated from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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