Peter Forton PDF Print E-mail


After graduating from McGill in 1976, Peter began his 30+ year career in the financial services industry in the banking sector with the TD and Mercantile Banks before transitioning into the Private Equity and Venture Capital markets where he has been actively involved in all aspects of the investment process for the last 22 years.  He has a broad spectrum of experience from seed stage ventures through to later stage buyout and expansion financings at both national and regional levels in Canada, including experience with investment in aboriginal ventures. In the past, Peter has led the national venture capital operations of Business Development Bank of Canada (formerly FBDB), ACF Equity Atlantic Inc. and has most recently occupied the senior investment position with GrowthWorks Atlantic Ltd.

Peter is a former president and director of the Canadian Venture Capital Association.