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Capital Raising Biographies


  • Darryl White, Head of Global Investment & Corporate Banking, BMO Capital Markets
  • Perry Hoffmeister, Head of U.S. Investment & Corporate Banking

Darryl White

Darryl White was appointed Head of Global Investment & Corporate Banking (I&CB) in 2012. In this role, Mr. White is responsible for all of BMO’s I&CB activities with corporate and government clients worldwide, encompassing equity and debt underwriting, corporate lending and project financing, and mergers and acquisitions advisory services. On September 3, 2014, it was announced that Mr. White would succeed Tom Milroy as Group Head of BMO Capital Markets, effective November 1, 2014.

Mr. White has been advising the firm’s clients with financing and mergers and acquisitions transactions for many years. He joined BMO in Investment Banking in 1994 in Toronto, progressing through various roles in M&A and Diversified Industries as an Analyst, then Associate, then Vice President in 1999. In 2006, he was appointed Head of Investment & Corporate Banking (I&CB) Montreal. In 2010, Mr. White was named Deputy Head, I&CB Canada and Global Head, Equity Capital Markets.

Mr. White currently serves on the BMO Capital Markets Operating, Executive and Management committees. He has also served on the boards of various community and philanthropic causes and is a Director of the Montreal Canadiens.

Mr. White is a past recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award and a Dean’s Honor list graduate of the University of Western Ontario’s Ivey Business School. He has completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

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Perry Hoffmeister

Perry is Head of U.S. Investment & Corporate Banking. He is a member of the BMO Capital Markets Executive Committee and also Chair of the U.S. I&CB Management Committee.

Prior to joining BMO Capital Markets, Perry was with Lehman Brothers for 21 years, and was Co-Head of Investment Banking for Europe and the Middle East. His previous positions with Lehman included Co-Head of the Global Communications Group, Head of the Global Communications and Media Investment Banking Groups, and Head of Investment Management, Europe and the Middle East. Perry was also a member of various Executive and Operating Committees at Lehman, including the Investment Banking Executive Committee for five years.

Perry holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Brown University in Applied Mathematics and Economics.

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Main Contacts

Darryl White
Head of Global Investment & Corporate Banking
(416) 359-5164

Perry Hoffmeister
Head of U.S. Investment & Corporate Banking
Chicago (312) 461-6201
New York (212) 702-1122

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