Ali Akbar and Andrew Mitchell join Ironbridge

(TORONTO, June 3, 2013) Ironbridge is pleased to announce the addition of two new Associates to the investment team; Ali Akbar and Andrew Mitchell.

Ali joined Ironbridge after more than three and a half years at KPMG. From 2011 to 2013 Ali worked in KPMG’s Corporate Finance group, one of Canada’s leading mid-market transaction advisers, providing investment banking services including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, as well as debt and equity financings across a broad range of industry sectors.  Ali began his career in 2009 in KPMG’s audit practice with a focus on energy, mining, and industrial markets.  Ali holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University, where he graduated with Great Distinction and is also a Chartered Accountant.

Andrew joined Ironbridge after more than five and a half years at Ernst & Young.  From 2010 to 2013 Andrew worked at Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance, one of Canada’s largest corporate finance firms focused on mid-market transactions, where he was an Associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions group and a member of both the Diversified and Consumer Products industry teams.  Andrew began his career in 2007 in Ernst & Young’s Assurance & Advisory practice providing audit-related services to a variety of companies ranging from public multinationals to private, owner-managed businesses.  Andrew holds an honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s School of Business at Queen’s University and is also a Chartered Accountant.

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Alan G. Sellery
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