David Santangeli is a managing director and co-founder of MPA. David is responsible for transaction origination and execution, financial advisory and capital raising activities. These activities have been across a wide spectrum of industry segments, and included acting as lead advisor to TCHC in the Regent Park Refinancing Project (“RPR”).
In 2004 David was appointed to head the Ontario Ministry of Energy’s Office of the Special Negotiator in respect of the Bruce “A” unit nuclear restart project, a multibillion dollar investment in the Ontario power industry. MPA has also undertaken a variety of public sector advisory roles for clients including the Ontario Power Authority, Ontario Ministry of Finance, Enwin Utilities, and a variety of other Local Distribution Companies (LDC’s).
Prior to joining MPA in 2004, David spent over 15 years in the investment banking and financial industry. From 1996 to 2004, he was a senior investment banker at Scotia Capital Inc. Most recently, he held the position of Industry Head for Scotia Capital’s Canadian Power and Infrastructure Group. In this role, he held overall responsibility for Scotia Capital’s activities in this sector, including Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment Banking, Equity Capital Markets, Corporate Banking, Fixed Income and Derivatives, among others, and the direction of over 25 professionals. Significant accomplishments in this role included the initial public offerings of Calpine Power Income Fund, Consumers Waterheater Income Fund, TransAlta Power Income Fund, and Davis & Henderson Income Fund.