Cathy has over 20 years of experience as an investment banker, capital markets advisor, and CFO, working closely with healthcare and growth companies on successful financings and strategic transactions.
Prior to joining Origin, Cathy was CFO for technology companies through capital raising and M&A transactions. For over a decade prior to that, Cathy was Managing Director for Nucleus GC, a boutique healthcare advisory firm working with numerous clients on financings and strategic transactions, as well as product development, commercialization, positioning and launch. For nearly ten years prior to that, Cathy led Healthcare Investment Banking for CIBC World Markets and Yorkton Securities. She has significant experience with public and private healthcare clients at all stages of development, and across all subsectors including pharmaceutical, medical device, healthcare information technology, drug development and healthcare services.
Cathy holds a MBA (Schulich School of Business at York University), MSc (Immunology) (McMaster University) and earned her CPA, CA designation while working at Deloitte. She has contributed to her field as a volunteer advisor for the healthcare practice at MaRS Discovery District and as an occasional lecturer for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
Cathy’s recent transaction list includes:
- Private placement for Pivot Pharmaceuticals
- Sale of Achiga Inc.
- Sale of Centric Health’s surgical division to Kensington Capital for $35 million
- Recapitalization financing for Centric Health of $35 million by investors led by Yorkville Asset Management