Paris Aden is the founding Partner of Valitas Capital Partners. Mr. Aden has broad industry experience, with a focus on the energy, materials, industrial and consumer industries. Since 1994, he has been involved with more than 100 M&A transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $80 billion. He has advised clients at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and RBC Capital Markets and has acted as a private equity investor at Clairvest Group where he served on portfolio company boards. Paris was also a co-founder of Alluence Capital Advisors, a mid-market M&A advisory boutique that focuses on cross-border transactions.
Paris is recognized as an expert in M&A and corporate finance. Previous roles and speaking engagements include:
- Lecturer at the Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in their Master of Finance (MFIN) program
- M&A subject matter expert for Moody’s Analytics’ Advanced Capital Markets Program for capital markets professionals
- Three-time expert panel moderator for the Toronto Business Transitions Forum
- Guest speaker for various industry and business leadership organizations