Canaccord Genuity?

Currently a student at a target in Canada looking to work in media/tech IB. Does anyone have any insight on Canaccord Genuity in the US and Canada in terms of comp and reputation? I'm looking to move to NYC after graduation and I know they acquired Petsky Prunier in NYC a few years back, so any insight on PP would also be much appreciated.

Thanks.

WSO Elite Modeling Package

  • 6 courses to mastery: Excel, Financial Statement, LBO, M&A, Valuation and DCF
  • Elite instructors from top BB investment banks and private equity megafunds
  • Includes Company DB + Video Library Access (1 year)

Comments (10)

  • Associate 3 in IB - Gen
Sep 17, 2020 - 5:47pm

One of the top firms in Canada alongside BMO and RBC

lol, not sure who gave you a SB, but I'm going to assume they fell asleep on their keyboard and did so accidentally.  So in your mind, the top banks in Canada are RBC, BMO, and CG?  I think you've got 1/3 there.  Unless you're referring specifically to Metal and Mining, or you define a top bank as one where most people hate working at, I don't think BMO fits in before TD for instance.  Canaccord is a great bank and pays as much as the big 5 but definitely plays in more the mid market space.  It's still good though and given the choice between Canaccord and BMO/CIBC/Scotia, I'd probably have to think about it.

Most Helpful
  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
Sep 17, 2020 - 7:51pm

I probably would not put Canaccord Genuity on the same level as RBC, but Canaccord Genuity is certainly a top firm in terms of technology M&A in the MM space. I heard the pay is street too.

Sep 17, 2020 - 11:13am

I did my SA there. Awesome firm absolutely crushing it. Co-managers on literally every tech IPO it seems these days. Lots of MM tech M&A deals. NYC people are great to work with, as well as Boston. Exits to PE but I do not know much about where.

Array

  • 2
  • 2
Learn More

300+ video lessons across 6 modeling courses taught by elite practitioners at the top investment banks and private equity funds -- Excel Modeling -- Financial Statement Modeling -- M&A Modeling -- LBO Modeling -- DCF and Valuation Modeling -- ALL INCLUDED + 2 Huge Bonuses.

Learn more
  • Associate 1 in IB-M&A
Sep 17, 2020 - 1:08pm

One of my close friends spent two years at CG before lateralling to a BB. Canaccord Genuity is a respected firm with a quickly growing IB practice within tech and media M&A. From what he's told me, the pay is street.

  • Associate 3 in IB-M&A
Sep 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

Canaccord is well known in Canada, not sure about the US, but I assume Canaccord is trying to grow its presence in the US as shown by the Petsky Prunier acquisition in NYC. The firm has a solid reputation in MM tech and media M&A.

  • Prospect in IB - Cov
Oct 21, 2021 - 6:52pm

Quam animi ad vel exercitationem. Dignissimos et porro cumque quis voluptates.

Omnis ea earum aut facere commodi repellat impedit dignissimos. Corrupti et asperiores commodi explicabo itaque asperiores id quis.

Sit hic autem incidunt id cumque et. Accusamus ratione in quod ea voluptatem aspernatur. Nemo ipsum officiis voluptates laboriosam corporis sed. Explicabo et et voluptas sunt maiores. Et deserunt eligendi quaerat reiciendis commodi aspernatur ea.

Start Discussion

Total Avg Compensation

November 2021 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (10) $853
  • Vice President (40) $360
  • Associates (234) $234
  • 2nd Year Analyst (144) $156
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (34) $154
  • Intern/Summer Associate (107) $146
  • 1st Year Analyst (513) $136
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (393) $83