Derek John joins Oxygen Hospitality from the Capital Markets arm of a leading Canadian financial institution, where he served as a Director with the Consumer, Industrial and Technology investment banking team for 12 years. Derek spent 4 years on Wall Street in New York before moving to Vancouver in 2010.
Derek’s background includes executing a diverse range of transaction activity incorporating both capital raising and financial advisory assignments. Derek has raised debt and equity capital for private and public entities, including private placements, IPOs (initial public offerings) and follow-on offerings. In addition, he has acted as financial advisor on numerous M&A transactions including sell-side and buy-side mandates for a range of industries, including consumer, industrial, utilities and technology.
Derek has an MBA in finance from the New York Stern School of Business, as well as a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia.