Experienced senior investment team together since 2004.
Mr. Dan Nanson is the Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner of FairCap. He was the former Head of Portfolio Management for MUFG Bank Canada covering various industries across the country.
In 2018, he left his position to found Cliveden Advisory Group (“CAG”), where he has advised global corporates on debt capital raises and treasury services. Prior to becoming head PM at MUFG, Dan was on the business development side of the business as the head of Canadian Oil & Gas, Power & Utilities and Diversified Western Canada. Previously he worked in Treasury at Centrica plc and was a board member of their largest DB pension board, where he served as the lead of the valuation sub-committee. For his CPA (CA), he articled at Price Waterhouse Coopers.
Dan holds a BA (Hons.) degree from University of British Columbia, a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and the AMCT designation from the UK Based Association of Corporate Treasurers.
Mrs. Catherine Siu is the Chief Investment Officer and Founding Partner of FairCap. Catherine is a capital markets professional with nearly 20 years’ experience in both debt and equity.
Prior to FairCap, she managed a diversified credit portfolio of nearly C$18Bn for MUFG Bank Canada, which saw profit grow at a CAGR of 20% over the last 5 years. She managed the portfolio using an “all weather” approach that performed through various credit cycles. Her previous experience as a sell-side equity analyst at Canaccord Genuity has given her the acumen for corporate and asset valuation, which is integral in deal structuring.
Catherine holds a Bcomm. degree from the Haskayne School of Business at University of Calgary and the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Mr. Kien Nguyen is a Senior Vice President and Partner at FairCap. He has over 20 years of experience in financial services .
Prior to joining FairCap, Kien was in Portfolio Management at Dream Asset Management (DAM), overseeing a portfolio of renewable energy products.
Kien has spent over a decade as a Director on the trading floors of Deutsche Bank and TD Securities. He has experience in origination, structuring, and syndication of private assets, including debt products, and has been involved in billions of dollars in transactions.
Kien is an entrepreneur at heart. He holds both a Bachelor of Business Administration and Masters in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Mr. Karman Suyama is an Assistant Vice President (AVP), Data Science and Analytics at FairCap. Prior to joining FairCap, he was an Associate at Cliveden Advisory Group advising lower middle-market firms on private credit and corporate finance services.
Prior to Cliveden, he was a Quantitative Analyst at MLG Capital, a merchant bank based in Toronto where he was involved in capital raising and alternative data analytics for early-stage firms. He was also a PhD Research Assistant at Ivey Business School’s Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab and a summer analyst at RBC.
Karman holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management, Business Analytics and a Bachelor of Arts in Honors Business Administration (HBA) from the Richard Ivey Business School at Western University.