BMO hires Geoff Roberts for acquisitions and divestitures

BMO Capital Markets, the investment & corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group, is pleased to announce the hire of Geoff Roberts to lead its U.S. Acquisitions and Divestitures practice, part of BMO's Global Energy group.

As Head, U.S. Acquisitions and Divestitures, Roberts will work closely with the global energy investment and corporate banking teams, as well as the A&D teams in Calgary and London that collectively have expertise in over 100 basins in 50 countries around the world.

"We are excited to add such a high quality professional like Geoff to lead our U.S. A&D business. A&D is an important part of the product suite that we deliver to our clients in the U.S. and globally. Clients expect a comprehensive technical capability integrated into all of our product offerings," said Jon Marinelli, U.S. Group Head, Global Energy.

"Geoff brings tremendous industry experience to this crucial role in our U.S. oil and gas practice, and further enhances our market reputation for thought-leading geoscience capability in the energy sector," said Shane Fildes, BMO Head of Global Energy.

Roberts is a petroleum engineer with over 30 years of industry experience, focusing on A&D with firms including Randall & Dewey, Madison Energy Advisors, The Oil & Gas Asset Clearinghouse, and most recently his own advisory services firm. He started his career in the oil and gas industry as a petroleum engineer with Amoco Production Company, where he successfully leveraged his energy engineering background and transitioned into energy banking and finance. He will be based in Houston and will report to Jon Marinelli.

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