Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH & Co.) has named Richard Matthews and Derek Wheatley co-heads of Canada for Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities – Canada. They join TPH & Co. Canada Chair, Hilary Foulkes, in driving the firm’s Canadian efforts.
Matthews, who will serve as a managing director and co-head of Canada, was previously a managing director and head of Canadian acquisitions and divestitures at FirstEnergy Capital Corp. in Calgary. Prior to that, he served with Scotia Waterous and its predecessor, Waterous & Co., in Calgary and Houston, as well as with Rider Resources and Crestar Energy, both in Calgary. He holds a BSc with Honors in Geological Sciences from the University of Manitoba and an MBA from the University of Calgary.
Wheatley will also serve as a managing director and co-head of Canada. A Chartered Financial Analyst, Wheatley has both institutional sales and corporate finance experience. He was previously a managing director of institutional equities at Scotiabank, and prior to that served as a corporate finance director at Scotia Waterous. Wheatley began his career as a corporate finance analyst at predecessor firm Waterous & Co. and holds a BComm in Finance from the University of Calgary.
TPH & Co. intends to establish a full service investment bank in Canada, providing integrated views of North American and global energy to clients. The Calgary-based team will cater to companies in the upstream, infrastructure and oilfield services sectors, as well as coordinate with TPH & Co.’s Equity Research team to establish coverage and provide investment recommendations to institutional investor clients.