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Geoffrey Richards Promoted At Canaccord Genuity

In December of 2015, Geoffrey Richards was promoted to Head of US Debt Finance & Restructuring at Canaccord Genuity. He began working at Canaccord Genuity in July of 2013 as Managing Director, Head of US Special Situations and Restructuring.

When Mr. Richards joined the firm, Dan Daviau, President of Canaccord Genuity Inc. said, “I am pleased to welcome Geoff to Canaccord Genuity’s investment banking team. With over 18 years of complex transaction experience, Geoff’s knowledge and role expands our restructuring capabilities in the US and builds off of the leading restructuring practice Canaccord Genuity has built in Canada and the UK.”

Now, with his current promotion, he will be responsible for the firm’s US debt advisory business with a team of bankers based in the New York City office.

Case Against Geoffrey Richards Dismissed

In the fall of 2012, Allan Ash initiated yet another lawsuit, this one against his grandson, Geoffrey Richards. Less than a year later, the District Court Judge presiding over the lawsuit dismissed the case. In its 10 page ruling in favor of Mr. Richards, the Court expressed skepticism regarding the allegations made by the nonagenarian (see law.justia.com for the opinion). On appeal, the Second Circuit remanded the case to the District Court for further evidentiary findings. The case subsequently was dismissed with prejudice.

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Crain’s Chicago Business – Geoffrey Richards

Geoffrey Richards is one chiseled workout guy. He once dated Desiree Rogers, now White House social secretary, and is pals with Johnson Publishing Co. CEO Linda Johnson Rice.

“Chicks dig him, and that’s not true for everyone in our business,” says Mark Thomas, a Chicago bankruptcy attorney.

Professionally, Mr. Richards is focused on bulking up William Blair’s fledgling Special Situations & Restructuring boutique, where he landed in 2007 after six years as a bankruptcy attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP…..

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