"I am pleased to welcome Blake to Canaccord Genuity's investment banking team," said Jeff Barlow, President of Canaccord Genuity. "He brings a strong complement to our existing industrials platform and broadens our existing global capabilities in the infrastructure services, engineering & construction (E&C), and infrastructure-related products sectors."
Tennant will be based in Washington, DC and will focus on leveraging Canaccord Genuity's global capabilities to deliver a broad range of investment banking services, including public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions advisory services.
Tennant joins Canaccord Genuity from FBR Capital Markets, where he spent the past 9 years, most recently as a Managing Director, and Head of Infrastructure Investment Banking. Prior to FBR, he served as Director of Investment Banking for Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney in both New York and Los Angeles. He brings over 20 years of experience in public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions advisory. Mr. Tennant holds a Master's in Business Administration from The Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from University of California, Los Angeles.