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Morley W. Salmon
Founder, Past Chairman and Director

Private Capital Markets Association of Canada



Mr. Salmon is the Founder and Past Chairman of the PCMA.

Mr. Salmon is a seasoned capital market professional having spent more than 25 years in the business. In Toronto, ON, Morley first managed the assets of high net worth individuals and corporations with the firms of Burns Fry Ltd., McNeil Mantha Ltd., and Levesque Beaubien Geoffrion. He later became a founding officer of ABN AMRO Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and was responsible for institutional sales and trading at the securities firm, a subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank NV. After developing an institutional account network in Europe, North America and offshore, Mr. Salmon founded CANUSA Capital Corp. (CANUSA) in 1994, a registered Exempt Market Dealer with the Ontario Securities Commission. CANUSA was later acquired by Bloom Burton & Co. and Mr. Salmon now acts as the Chairman of the investment banking firm.

Mr. Salmon focuses on venture capital opportunities, undervalued small cap growth companies and special situations. He participates in seed capital investments, financings and mergers & acquisitions of public and private emerging companies. Through his participation at the board level of companies, he works with management teams to analyze corporate positions, valuations and growth strategies. Mr. Salmon has been instrumental in broadening shareholder bases by organizing syndications, securing accredited investors, value-added institutional investors and engineering financial transactions so companies can expand and prosper.


Mr. Salmon serves on a number of capital market consultative committees with the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and the Toronto Stock Venture Exchange (TSXV). He also serves as a Director & Secretary of the Ontario Petroleum Institute.
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