Maxam Capital Corp. is a private investment company.
Prior to forming Maxam, Mr. Ciampi was the Executive Vice President of Gibralt Capital and a partner of Gibralt Capital and a partner of Second City Capital Partners, Vancouver-based private equity groups.
At Gibralt, a $300 million private investment company focusing on opportunistic investments in both real estate (including joint ventures, mezzanine loans and equity lending) and private equity (including both mezzanine and equity investments in private and public companies), Mr. Ciampi was responsible for all portfolio investments, including deal origination, investment/credit decisions, structuring, monitoring and managing the disposition of its investments. In addition, Mr. Ciampi was responsible for overseeing Gibralt’s finance, taxation and all legal/corporate matters. Over 10 years, Mr. Ciampi managed the increase in Gibralt’s capital from $70 million to $300 million. At Second City Capital Partners, a US$100 million private equity fund that finances control equity and mezzanine debt investments in the middle market in North America, Mr. Ciampi was responsible for deal origination, structuring, monitoring and managing the investments as well as being a member of the investment committee which made the investment/credit decisions.
Mr. Ciampi also serves on the Board of Premium Brands Income Fund.
Mr. Ciampi is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a degree in Commerce and holds a Chartered Accountant designation.
Prior to forming Maxam, Mr. Morrison was a partner at Capital West Partners, a Vancouver-based investment banking firm.
For over 12 years at Capital West, Mr. Morrison advised companies across Canada with respect to capital raising (senior debt, subordinated debt and private equity), IPOs, debt restructurings, asset sales, acquisitions, valuations and fairness opinions. Mr. Morrison has advised the following companies:
In 2007, Mr. Morrison was selected by Business In Vancouver as one of Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40. Mr. Morrison serves on the Board of Easyhome Ltd and is the President and CEO of BENEV Capital Inc.
Mr. Morrison is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a degree in Commerce and holds a Chartered Accountant designation.
Maxam’s previous investments include the following representative transactions:
Maxam Opportunities Fund I
Maxam Opportunities Fund II
Sutton Place Group
Unitek Global Service
Keg Restaurant Ltd
Global Royalty Corp
Greenscape Capital Group
Absolute Software Corp
Peer 1 Network Enterprises Inc.
Radiant Communications Corp