Wade’s extensive experience as a business owner and buyer, who has overseen the sale and negotiation of multiple companies, has given him a deep appreciation for why it is important to have an M&A firm act as a trusted partner.
Prior to joining True North M&A, Wade founded Neutrino Enterprises with their flagship product Sommelier, an interactive end-to-end wine menu & logistics management solution that attracted prominent clients such as Hyatt Hotels and Delta Hotels. He took the company from concept to funding, operational deployment, and exit. He has also had a successful 10+ year career within Oil & Gas where he has successfully executed global digital transformation and performance improvement initiatives.
Through his many accomplishments and years of experience, he has developed significant experience in: deal structuring and navigating all parties to ensure the deal structure is satisfactory for both buyers, sellers, and debt lenders; financial fundraising for buyers; debt-servicing; cash-flow analysis; risk analysis and mitigation; long-term strategic planning and value enhancement; and analyzing business value drivers.
Wade received his Executive Education at Harvard Business School, holding certificates in: Disruptive Innovation, and Leading with Finance (honours). He received his bachelor of Digital Enterprise Management (honours) from the University of Toronto, and a certificate in Digital Communications from Sheridan College. Wade was also the winner of the 2007 University of Toronto Business Plan Competition, and has been featured in Notable Magazine’s October 2011 issue of “Canadian Entrepreneurs to watch for.”