Founder and President
Devon Cranson is the Founder and President of Cranson Capital, a boutique investment banking firm founded in 2006. Devon has deep expertise in all aspects of commercial financing, M&A and securities. Devon is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Public Accountant (CPA) and a licensed Mortgage Agent. Devon is a member of the Society of Management Accountants, the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), and the Private Capital Markets Association (PCMA). In 2006, Devon established Cranson Capital Solutions Inc. – a corporate finance advisory firm that is focused on helping entrepreneurs with capital raising, M&A and debt advisory services. Cranson Capital Solutions has assisted over 120 clients and has arranged over $100 million in debt financing. In 2011, Devon expanded the business by establishing Cranson Capital Securities Inc. an Exempt Market Dealer focused on raising capital from accredited investors for private placements in real estate, financial services and growth companies. Cranson Capital Securities has raised over $75 million in capital for projects in residential real estate, commercial real estate, student housing, senior’s housing and technology. Under Devon’s leadership, Cranson Capital is a 3-time winner of the Private Capital Markets Association’s Deal of the Year Award and recently ranked 49thon the Profit 500 fastest growing companies in Canada. Devon acts as the General Partner for two downtown Toronto condo developments, and is a board observer to a high growth technology company in Toronto. Prior to establishing Cranson Capital, Devon worked for a top tier Canadian chartered bank in their commercial markets division in Toronto. Prior to commercial banking, Devon founded and operated a sports business for 15 years. He graduated from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University, B.Comm Finance. Devon lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.