Origin Merchant Partners was founded in 2011 by small group of executives who were top players in the finance industry at various other financial companies. Realizing the need for independent, conflict-free advice for middle market companies, they founded Origin Merchant Partners.
Origin Merchant Partners is born
A handful of principals decided to take their knowledge, network, and creative expertise to open a boutique firm, Origin Merchant Partners, that could offer clients objective advisory, independent of any of the inherent conflicts often found at full service banks
prime Financial District location secured for a modern new office
The founding Principals and employees scouted out the perfect modern office located on Bay Street in the center of the Financial District to set up shop for the growing company
More high performing Principals, Vice Presidents, Associates and Analysts left positions at well known competitors to work for the underdog
creation of Senior Advisory Board
Origin Merchant Partners appoints Hon. Joe Oliver, former Minister of Finance, as Chairman of its Senior Advisory Board. Later in 2016, Steve Bromley, former CEO of SunOpta Inc. also joins as Senior Advisor. Our clients now have a few more sets of eyes on them to provide an increased level of expertise to every deal.
the team keeps growing
Origin Merchant Partners continues to expand with the growth of our Senior Advisory Board and the addition of many valuable new employees. In fact, we've grown so quickly we've had to add more desks to accommodate our expanding group of professionals!