Craig McDougall joined Raymond James in 2014 from National Bank Financial, where he was head of the mergers and acquisitions group for the last 17 years. He was previously a managing director at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, and prior to that in the corporate finance group at Ernst & Young. Mr. McDougall has extensive experience on advising management teams and their board of directors over numerous industry groups in both hostile and friendly transactions. Mr. McDougall is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountant (Ontario) and a member and Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Charted Business Valuator. He is past president and board member of the CICBV Institute.