Bryden Richardson, Principal

A founder of Cairn Merchant Partners, Bryden has comprehensive experience advising public and private companies in domestic and cross-border transactions, and in diverse industries including technology, media, consumer products, manufacturing and financial services.

Prior to forming Cairn, Bryden was a Managing Director of Roper Capital, a Toronto based M&A advisory and investment firm. Prior to founding Roper Capital, he worked as an Investment Banking professional at Genuity and Canaccord Genuity where he was involved in a number of successful M&A, restructuring and corporate finance transactions in diverse industries.

Bryden is a director of Scaffold - Russ Dilworth Ltd., one of the largest independent scaffolding and shoring solutions providers in Southern Ontario. He has focused his charitable involvement around positively impacting dropout rates in Canada and is a Director of the Merry Go Round Children’s Foundation. Bryden graduated with Dean’s Honours from the Queen’s School of Business with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree. 

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