Cam di Prata is the Founder and Managing Partner of Gibraltar. A former financial services industry executive with over 25 years of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) experience, Cam possesses significant deal experience in the technology, media and consumer sectors. He is active in both Toronto and Montreal business circles and possesses an extensive network of corporate relationships. Senior corporate executives recognize him as an advisor with high integrity, strong strategic skills and an expert in managing M&A “exit” transactions.
He obtained a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Concordia University in 1983 and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business in 1987. From 1987 until 1995 he was an M&A investment banker at Nesbitt Burns. Between 1995 and 1998 he was a Managing Director specializing in cross-border M&A at Citigroup, and between 1998 and 2003, he was Group Head of Telecoms, Media & Technology investment banking at Scotia Capital.
In 2003, Cam joined National Bank of Canada’s Investment Banking division as Vice Chairman. In 2006, he was promoted to Executive Vice President & Head of Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) with the responsibility of significantly expanding the firm’s presence outside Quebec. As Head of CIB, he managed portfolio assets of approx. $20 billion and a team of 190 employees across Canada. During this period, which spanned the financial crisis of 2008/2009, he developed strong portfolio and risk management skills.
Cam resides in Toronto and is an active political and community fundraiser. He is a member of the Toronto Club and SOHO House. He serves as a Director of Centric Health Corporation, a Director of WIND Mobile Canada, a Director of FanXchange Limited and an Advisory Board member of The BrandProject LP. His not-for-profit activities include Board Trustee of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Director of the Luminato Festival and Member of the Munk School of Global Affairs Advisory Board.
In 2007, he was awarded the Star of Italian Solidarity and appointed to the rank of Commander by the Italian Government in recognition for his service in promoting Italian culture in Canada.