Alf Sailer

Alf Sailer

Managing Director, M&A Advisory Services, ATB Financial

Alfred Sailer is Managing Director, M&A Advisory Services at ATB Corporate Financial Services.   ATB is striving to be the bank for entrepreneurs.  The ATB M&A Advisory Services group advises Alberta entrepreneurs as they grow, transition or transact through any stage of the business life cycle.  The group’s focus is to assist business owners in three broad areas:

  •    Sell-side: succession / business exit planning and execution, management buy-outs, employee share ownership plans.
  •    Buy-side: acquisition / strategic partner searches, due diligence, valuation, deal structure & negotiation.
  •    Recapitalization: identify sources of capital for further growth.

Prior to joining ATB, Alf served as Executive Vice President for an Alberta-based oilfield service transportation company.  Prior to 2012, Alf had concluded a successful 16 year investment banking career at AltaCorp Capital Inc. (an ATB affiliated company) and Acumen Capital Partners.

During his 16 years in investment banking, Alf acted in an advisory capacity to numerous private and publicly listed companies and directly managed and co-managed over $5 billion in equity financings.

Mr. Sailer currently serves on the board and chairs the audit committee of CanaDream Corporation, a publicly listed company.  He has previously served on other public company and not-for profit boards.  Mr. Sailer received a BSc. (Pharmaceutical Sciences) and DDS from the University of Alberta and an MBA (Finance) from the University of Calgary.  In 2007, Alf  completed an executive leadership program on corporate governance at Harvard Business School.