Flore Gimello is a Vice President in the Global Retail Group and joined the firm in 2015.
Prior to joining PJ SOLOMON, Ms. Gimello worked as an analyst and then associate within the global investment banking group of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Capital Markets, serving first in the media and technology group before moving into the consumer and retail industries. While an analyst, Ms. Gimello also served in the equity capital markets group. Her assignments have included advising Blackberry on its strategic review resulting in a recapitalization by existing shareholders, Public Mobile on its acquisition by Telus, Peer 1 Networks on its acquisition by Cogeco Cable, and Titan Outdoors Canada on its acquisition by Clairvest. On the equity capital markets side, assignments have included advising Canadian Tire on its spinoff of real estate assets into Canadian Tire REIT, Barrick Gold on its $2.9 billion common equity raise in 2013, Fortis on its $1.8 billion offering of installment receipts in 2014 and Hudson’s Bay Company on its $275 million subscription receipts offering to finance its acquisition of Saks Incorporated.
Ms. Gimello received a Bachelor of Commerce degree with high distinction from the University of Toronto. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.