Our edge is our people, a team comprised of seasoned multidisciplinary professionals with over 100 years of combined private credit experience in sourcing, structuring, analyzing, managing, and harvesting complex transactions.

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Arif N. Bhalwani, CFA
CEO, Portfolio Manager, Managing Director

Arif is a Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, and Portfolio Manager of Third Eye Capital. He is also a member of the Investment Committee.

Arif oversees all investment activities, including investment analysis and selection, portfolio allocation, portfolio management, and risk analysis. He is responsible for the firm's investment decisions.

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Mark Horrox
Principal

Mark is responsible for deal origination, due diligence, structuring and closing, investment monitoring and servicing, workouts, harvests, and exits.

Previously Mark was a Vice President at Catalyst Capital Group focused on event driven and special situations investing.  Prior to that, Mark worked for BlueCrest Capital Management as a senior Analyst in their Special Situations Fund, focusing on growth and turnaround financing.

Mark holds a Masters in Business Administration from the London Business School

 

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Dev Bhangui
Vice President, Investments

Dev is responsible for deal origination, due diligence, structuring and closing, investment monitoring and servicing, workouts, harvests, and exits.

He was a Managing Partner of Royal Bank Capital Partners' private equity investments in telecom where he was instrumental in investment turnarounds and a Vice President in Royal Bank's credit risk management group overseeing a multi-billion, high growth global debt portfolio in telecom, media, technology and entertainment. Dev has also held senior research analyst positions at respected boutique firms, responsible for technology and special situation equity opportunities. He was a team leader in Deloitte's management consulting group focused on telecom and enterprise strategy. Previously Dev worked in overseas construction markets with global brands, as projects manager in large turnkey engineering contracts of national importance.

Dev holds B. Engg (Mechanical) from University of Bombay, an MBA (Finance) from University of Saskatchewan, is a Professional Engineer and a Certified Management Consultant.

 

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Puja Kumar
Head of Transactions Legal

Puja oversees all legal matters of Third Eye Capital relating primarily to the structuring, negotiation and execution of financing transactions.

Prior to joining Third Eye Capital, Puja practiced law in the Financial Services Group of McMillan LLP, where she represented a diverse set of clients in a broad range of industries.  Her practise focused on representing lenders and borrowers in a variety of domestic and cross-border commercial debt financings, syndicated lending, asset-based lending, project financing and debt restructuring transactions.  She was also seconded to the Royal Bank of Canada and Honda Canada Finance Inc.

Puja graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with Honours from the Schulich School of Business, York University and obtained her LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario

 

 

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Analyst

Chris Kwan
Controller

Michael P. Niklaus
Operations Analyst

Nicole Shinya
Collateral Manager

Shez Samji Analyst

 

 

 

 

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Dr. David G. Alexander, DBA
Vice Chairman, Managing Director

David is a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Third Eye Capital. He is also a member of the Investment Committee.

David provides senior credit review and analysis, technical and market insights,and development of external partnerships for deal flow and industry best practices.

 

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Brian E. Hick
Chief Financial Officer

Brian leads Third Eye Capital's finance, treasury, and accounting functions, and is responsible for performance analysis, liquidity and cash management, financial reporting, internal controls, and portfolio accounting.

Previously, Brian was a Controller at Mark Asset Management and the VP of Accounting at Plainfield Asset Management responsible for the accounting of their private lending fund.  He was also a senior auditor at Ernst & Young in the investment fund practice.

Brian holds an Honours Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Accountant.

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Jonathan P. Norris
Principal

Jonathan is responsible for deal sourcing, structuring, credit review and analysis , investment monitoring and servicing, and workouts, harvests, and exits.

Previously Jonathan was an Associate Director at Roynat Capital (a unit of Scotiabank) involved in loan originations and underwriting.  He was also a commercial banker at Scotiabank for more than seven years.

Jonathan received a Master of Business Administration from Dalhousie University.

 

 

Belle Kaura

Belle Kaura  Chief Compliance Officer

Belle oversees all securities, regulatory and corporate legal and compliance matters of Third Eye Capital. Belle has over 18 years of experience in the investment management industry and has held senior legal and compliance roles at premier investment firms. She acted as head of legal and compliance at PIMCO Canada, as senior manager at Bank of Montreal and counsel at TD Asset Management. Belle was also enforcement and policy counsel at the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.

Belle sits on the AIMA Canada Board, serves as co-chair of the AIMA Operations and Compliance Committee and sits on the Legal and Finance Committee. She is also a member of the Portfolio Management Association of Canada.

A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries Association of Canada, she completed the Directors Education Program and acted as Chief Examiner. Belle also completed the Fellow in Governance Board program of the Canadian Board Diversity Council and contributes a monthly newsletter for the Canadian Coalition of Good Governance.

Belle graduated with a Bachelor of Common Law and a Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University and and obtained her Masters of Securities Law from Osgoode Hall in 2003. She was called to the Ontario Bar and the Quebec Bar in 1997.

 

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Christopher Vokes
Head of Investor Relations

Chris oversees all functions related to capital raising and marketing for Third Eye Capital's sub-advisory relationships. He is the senior relationship manager for wholesalers and investment advisors in Canada, and offshore institutional accounts. 

Chris has held senior marketing roles at various hedge funds and investment firms. He previously helped establish and grow the Western Canadian wholesale business of Trimark, one of the country's largest investment companies.

Chris received a Masters of Business Administration from the Queen's School of Business.