- Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
- T: +1 416 649 8081
- F: +1 416 649 8101
- TD South Tower, 79 Wellington Street West
- Toronto Dominion Centre, Suite 2010, P.O. Box 104
- Toronto, ON, M5K 1G8
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- B.B.A., Wilfrid Laurier University
- Chartered Accountant (CA), Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Chartered Professional Accountant
- Corporate Finance
- Investment Banking & Capital Solutions
Jamie Belcher is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Toronto. He is a member of FTI Capital Advisors in Canada, FTI Consulting’s investment banking subsidiary. Mr. Belcher has been involved in a wide range of corporate finance and restructuring mandates.
Mr. Belcher brings more than 13 years of transaction advisory, corporate finance and accounting experience. He has been involved in a variety of special situations transactions and has advised management, corporate boards and lenders on acquisitions, divestitures, financings, refinancings and restructurings. He has served clients in a wide variety of industries and his experience also includes a number of years working in the corporate development office of a large Canadian public company.
Mr. Belcher has been involved in a number of engagements, including acting as advisor in a refinancing for Bondfield Construction; acting as advisor in a sell-side mandate for a technology company involved in advanced battery management technologies; acting as advisor in a capital raise for an early-stage telecommunications messaging company; acting as financial advisor to Danby Products Inc., a Canadian distributor of home comfort and refrigeration products, in its $150 million refinancing with a syndicate led by J.P. Morgan; acting as financial advisor in the sale and recapitalization of Nelson Education, a large Canadian publisher; advising on the restructuring and sale of Comark Inc., a Canadian retailer operating under CCAA protection; and advising on the restructuring of and sale process for the JSN Group, including Ben Moss, a Canadian jewelry company with both retail and wholesale operations.
Mr. Belcher’s experience also includes over four years at BlackBerry (formerly RIM) as a Director in the Corporate Development group. While at BlackBerry, he led seven acquisitions, together valued at over $300 million, as well as numerous other technology licensing and commercial transactions. Notable transactions include the $125+ million acquisition of Certicom, a leading provider of cryptography security solutions; the acquisition of a U.S.-based provider of mobile office and productivity solutions; the acquisition of a German provider of mobile device management systems; and the acquisition of a U.S. provider of mobile messaging solutions.
Prior to joining FTI Capital Advisors, Mr. Belcher was a Senior Director at Alvarez & Marsal in Toronto.
Mr. Belcher holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is registered as an Exempt Market Dealer with the Canadian Securities Regulators and has also earned his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) designation.