Sam Perera is a founding partner of the LFG Group of Companies and leads all corporate finance engagements. His primary responsibilities include structuring, negotiation and monitoring transactions related to liquidity events. Extensive knowledge in a variety of industries including real–estate, manufacturing, mining, lumber, agriculture, technology, services industries and consumer products. Before co-founding LFG, Sam held senior finance roles at HSBC Bank Canada, BMO Bank of Montreal and Noverra Capital Partners. Deal experience includes mergers & acquisitions financing, cash-flow lending, hybrid debt products, construction financing, expansion capital, mezzanine financing and the public markets.
Educational background includes a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and MBA (Finance) from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. Sam is also designated as a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA). His interests include travelling, hockey, cricket, soccer, jazz music and is engaged in an active lifestyle. Please follow his comically inspired finance blog at http://www.lionsfg.com/blog/