Corporate and Infrastructure Debt Financing Team

Philip S. Robson Philip S. Robson B.A.

Executive Vice President, Corporate and Infrastructure Debt Financing, Canada

647 260-4843 probson@fieracapital.com

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Prior to joining Fiera Private Debt in July 2019, Mr. Robson had worked at Integrated Asset Management Corp. with the Private Debt Group Team since 1996.

He was responsible for the strategic direction and overall operation of the Private Debt Group and played a leadership role in managing relationships with the investors and the firm’s loan origination activities. He is Vice-Chair of the Investment Committee.

Prior to joining Integrated Asset Management Corp., Mr. Robson was co-founder and Vice President, Finance of Acorn Packaging, a flexible packaging manufacturer. From 1989 to 1993, he was President and CEO of Krispak Limited, a snack food processing and marketing enterprise he acquired with partners. Philip Robson served as Vice President, Corporate Finance for Dominick and Dominick Securities in New York and Toronto from 1985 to 1990. He worked in corporate banking at the Bank of Nova Scotia from 1985 to 1987. Prior to that, he was with F.H. Deacon Hodgson.

Mr. Robson is a past Director and Treasurer of the Fred Victor Centre and is past Chair of the Bach Children’s Chorus of Toronto. He is currently on the Board of Validus Risk Management, a technology-focused risk management consultancy based in the U.K.

B.A. (Honours Economics), University of Toronto.

Andrew J. Shannon Andrew J. Shannon B.A., MBA, CFA

Managing Director, Corporate and Infrastructure Debt Financing

647 260-4834 ajshannon@fieracapital.com

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Prior to joning Fiera Private Debt in July 2019, Andrew Shannon had worked at Integrated Asset Management Corp. with the Private Debt Group Team since 2009. His responsibilities included origination, financial analysis, due diligence, documentation and loan portfolio management.

Mr. Shannon came to Integrated Asset Management from DBRS, where he was Senior Energy Analyst. He formerly played professional lacrosse in the National Lacrosse League.

B.A., University of Virginia, MBA, Wehle School of Business at Canisius College. 

Brian Ko Brian Ko B.Sc., MBA, CFA

Managing Director, Corporate and Infrastructure Debt Financing

647 260-4835 bko@fieracapital.com

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Prior to joining Fiera Private Debt in July 2019, Brian Ko had worked at Integrated Asset Management Corp. with the Private Debt Group Team since 2011. Mr. Ko was responsible for origination, client negotiations, deal structuring, financial analysis, due diligence, and portfolio management.

Prior to joining Integrated Asset Management, he spent four years in fixed income research at DBRS, where he was most recently an Assistant Vice President in the energy group.

B.Sc. (computer science and commerce), University of Toronto, MBA, Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. 

Neil Macpherson Neil Macpherson

Managing Director, Corporate and Infrastructure Debt Financing

905 467-7578 nmacpherson@fieracapital.com

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With more than 25 years of experience as a mortgage broker, commercial lender and business development manager with financial institutions, Neil Macpherson joined the Fiera Private Debt team in 2019.

Prior to joining Fiera Private Debt, Mr. Macpherson had gained extensive lending experience while working in senior banking and investment fund roles at BDC and ROI Capital. In these prior roles, he was responsible for deal origination, client negotiations, deal structuring, due diligence as well as portfolio management. Mr. Macpherson also has extensive management experience gained while leading successful commercial lending teams in his prior roles.

Neil Macpherson holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from McMaster University.