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Ken Grewal

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Phone. 416.306.8211
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Ken brings deep capital markets and global thematic domain expertise to Forthlane. During his cross-border career that has spanned over 20 years, Ken has brought the ‘World to Canada’ and 'Canada to World'. Prior to returning to his native Canada in 2017 to build Forthlane, Ken was the Capital Markets Strategist at Precocity Capital, one of the world’s largest global resource hedge fund launches in 2016. From 2009-2015, Ken acted as Managing Director, Canadian Institutional Equity Sales at BMO Capital Markets (BMO) in New York City, where he had extensive relationships with premier global macro and equity long/short hedge funds. Prior to his role at BMO, Ken was a core partner at UBS Securities Canada, where he quarterbacked the firm’s New York City efforts in creating actionable ideas for thematic oriented investors. Ken also led Credit Suisse First Boston’s Canadian Equity Capital Markets Group, where he advised many of Canada’s leading companies on cross-border equity, debt and M&A transactions. Ken began his career in Corporate Finance at Scotia Capital in 1996 after completing his Bachelor of Commerce (First-Class Honours) at Queen’s University. He currently serves on the Global Advisory Council for the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and on the boards of St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation (Toronto) and Sustainable America. From 2014-2017, Ken served as the Chairman of the US Foundation for Queen’s University. In 2008, Ken was named a ‘Community Hero’ by the Toronto Football Club for his mentoring work in Regent Park (‘Boyz 2 Men’ program) and in 1999 he was selected the Big Brother of the Year (In-School Mentoring Program) for the City of Toronto.

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