Bank of America Merrill Lynch Canada Hires
Head Of Energy and Power Investment Banking
Tim Watson to be Based in Calgary
September 07, 2010 10:33 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) today announced
that Tim Watson has joined the firm as managing director and head of Canada’s energy and power investment
banking business, based in Calgary.
Watson will report jointly to Scott Van Bergh, managing director and head of energy investment banking in the
Americas, and Dan Mida, managing director and head of investment banking in Canada.
In his new role, Watson will be responsible for covering the firm’s Canadian corporate clients in the energy and
power sector and building the business. He will coordinate closely with global industry and product coverage teams
and BofA Merrill’s corporate banking group.
“We are very excited that Tim will lead our efforts in the power and energy business in Canada,” said Mida. “With
over 20 years in the investment banking industry in Canada and the US, he brings excellent industry experience and
strong relationships to further build on our position in the market.”
Watson’s appointment complements a number of senior BofA Merrill hires in Canada in the past year, including a
build-out of its corporate banking infrastructure to better service all clients, including those in the power and energy
"Our consistent leadership position in energy and power investment banking is a result of the strong talent we have in
place and our extensive understanding of the industry," said Van Bergh. "Continuing our commitment to growth in the
Canadian market is critical to our global franchise in energy and power”.
Watson joins BofA Merrill from CIBC World Markets in Calgary where he was managing director, energy. From
1990 to 2007, Watson worked with RBC Capital Markets in positions including managing director, M&A, energy
in San Francisco and Houston (2004 to 2007) and managing director, e