Geoff Barsky is Head of the Canadian and International Mergers and Acquisitions group at BMO Capital Markets.
Geoff has significant experience with mergers, acquisitions, sale processes, takeover defense, activism defense, strategic investments, joint ventures, fairness opinions, cross border transactions and independent valuation mandates.
Over Geoff’s career he has worked closely with clients in the energy, mining, infrastructure, telecom, real estate, financial services and technology sectors and has advised on more than 50 completed mergers and acquisitions transactions totaling more than $100 billion in transaction value.
Prior to joining BMO Capital Markets, Geoff worked for GE Capital in various roles.
Geoff holds a Masters of Business Administration from McGill University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. Geoff is also a CFA Charterholder.
BMO Capital Markets is a trade name used by BMO Financial Group for the wholesale banking businesses of Bank of Montreal, BMO Harris Bank N.A. (member FDIC), Bank of Montreal Europe p.l.c, and Bank of Montreal (China) Co. Ltd and the institutional broker dealer businesses of BMO Capital Markets Corp. (Member FINRA and SIPC) in the U.S., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. (Member Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and Member Canadian Investor Protection Fund) in Canada and Asia, Bank of Montreal Europe p.l.c. (authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland) in Europe and BMO Capital Markets Limited (authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority) in the UK and Australia.