Troy MacDonald

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    Troy is the firm's national leader for corporate finance and infrastructure in Canada. Troy specializes in advising domestic and international clients on transactions, mergers & acquisitions, capital raising, valuations and fairness opinions, including public private partnerships and project financing for infrastructure and power projects.

    Experience

    Troy advises clients in structuring innovative transactions and financings, including the following: (1) understanding business value through investment analysis, business valuation & fairness opinions, (2) providing advice in creating and realizing value through transactions (investment analysis, advising on acquisitions/divestitures and due diligence), and (3) implementing financing strategies to restructure balance sheets or source growth capital (private & public debt advisory, project finance, private equity and capital markets).

    Prior to relocating to Toronto in 2008, Troy was a member of the firm's capital markets team in London, England.

    Prior to joining Grant Thornton in 2003, he was a member of the mergers & acquisition team at Emera (TSX:EMA), a large Canadian energy company. With Emera, he acted as project manager for greenfield and brownfield project development as well as acquisitions. He was a member of the project team that closed the $900M acquisition of Bangor Hydro Electric in 2001.

    Troy has experience across a broad range of industries, with a particular focus in power and infrastructure.

    Troy also sits on the infrastructure advisory committee of the Toronto Board of Trade, the Board of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust and is a member of the Grant Thornton LLP Partnership Board.