Raymond James established the first dedicated sustainability investment banking practice in Canada. The practice was created to provide the best advice and support to companies and investors focused on sustainability, leveraging our proven track record of completing transactions across the sustainability landscape.

Who We Are

Investment Banking

Jimmy Leung, Managing Director, Head of Sustainability
+1 (416) 777 7166
Jimmy is responsible for launching the first sustainability investment banking practice in Canada. With his extensive background in capital markets and mergers & acquisitions, as well as his 15 years of experience working with clean technology companies as part of his previous role, Jimmy and his team work to support innovation across the entire sustainability landscape. Jimmy joined Raymond James in 2005 from a bank-owned investment dealer, where he was a member of the investment banking group. Jimmy is a Chartered Accountant and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo.

Daniel Magder, Managing Director
+1 (416) 777 7150
Daniel joined Raymond James in 2015 from FTI Consulting, where he was a member of the corporate finance & restructuring group. Daniel has considerable experience in capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and corporate restructurings. Daniel is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Yeshiva University.

Equity Research

David Quezada, CFA
+1 (604) 659 8257
David joined Raymond James in 2009 as an Equity Research Associate and was promoted to Equity Analyst in 2016. David’s sustainability-related coverage includes clean generation, resource management (emissions) and bio-based chemicals & fuels. He is the first analyst in North America to publish research on companies in the voluntary carbon offset industry and has hosted numerous webinars educating the market on the sector. Prior to joining the firm, David spent time working at Connor, Clark, & Lunn as well as at HSBC in Commercial Banking. David is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.


Recent Reports:

Sustainability: Clean Generation | Sustainability Conference Highlights; Renewables Outlook Far Better than Valuations Imply

GRN | Major Contract Win Sets the Stage for Resumption of Top Line Growth Trajectory

BLX | Strong 2Q23; Adding Value with Growing Pipeline and Solid Returns


Michael Glen, CFA
+1 (514) 687 5970
Michael joined Raymond James in 2019 as an Equity Analyst. Michael’s sustainability-related coverage includes mobility, electrification, efficiency and resource management (water). Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked at Macquarie Group covering Canadian equities. Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and holds an MBA from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.

Recent Reports:

HEO | 4Q: $250 Mln Backlog Offers Strong Leading Indicator

GRA | 4Q Review: Volta Financing in Focus; 5-Year Plan Progressing

BLDP | 2Q: Backlog Growth Helps Support a Better Second Half

Recent Sustainability Webinars

September 27, 2023 | What Investors Need to Know About the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive

September 21, 2023 | Virtual 1:1 Opportunities at Raymond James’ Strategic Materials Day

September 18, 2023 | Virtual 1:1 Opportunities at Raymond James’ Vehicle Technology Day


Selected Sustainability Financings
Selected Sustainability M & A Transactions