Prior to founding HGC, Dave was a Managing Partner at K2 Investment Management Inc, a Toronto based hedge fund. At K2 Dave developed significant expertise in merger arbitrage, participating in thousands of merger arb and spin-off situations, with a primary focus on the energy sector. This energy expertise led Dave to build a complete energy investment group within K2, opening offices in Calgary, and expanding energy investments to include mezz lending, distressed debt, and activist situations. Dave has served on several private and public company boards.

Portfolio Manager

Sean began his investment career in 2011 as a merger arbitrage and special situations Analyst at a Toronto-based hedge fund. With over 8 years of experience Sean has been involved in hundreds of merger arb positions, and has become well versed in nuances of special situations. Sean holds an Honors BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

EVP, Dealing Representative

In the role of Executive Vice President, Brett manages the business aspects of HGC including internal finance and service providers such as fund administration, legal and audit. Brett brings 20 years of investing experience in Canadian Hedge Funds and 9 years of experience in Operations, Sales and Marketing.

Chief Compliance Officer

Prior to joining HGC, Stuart was the Canadian Chief Compliance Officer of an international electronic broker dealer. Previous to that, he worked in risk and compliance for two Canadian prime brokers. He has over 10 years of finance experience in both Canada and the UK. Stuart received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Belmont University and a Master of Science in Finance from Boston University.


Adam began his investment career with HGC in 2018. Prior to joining, Adam completed his Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Accounting from the University of Charleston. Adam has completed his Canadian Securities Course, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst® Level 1 Candidate.