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 9 years of experience Sean has been involved in hundreds of SPAC and merger arb positions, and has become well versed in nuances of special situations. Sean is a founding partner of HGC and holds an Honors BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

EVP, Dealing Representative

Brett is a founding partner of HGC and in the role of Executive Vice President manages the business operations of the firm. He brings 25 years of investing experience in Canadian Hedge Funds and a decade of experience in Operations, Business Development and Investor Relations. Brett is on the Leadership Council of Capitalize for Kids and is proud to help the organization work to tackle the challenges of kids' mental health.

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 2 Candidate.


Jack spent two summers interning at HGC prior to joining full-time as an Analyst in 2020. He holds an Honors B.A. from the Ivey Business School at Western University.