Michael Kousaie Head of Business Development, Technology, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange
Michael Kousaie is one of the heads of business development at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV). In this capacity, he is responsible for working with private companies and their shareholders as they explore the option of raising equity capital in Canada. In addition, Mr. Kousaie has been involved with several corporate/strategic initiatives for the Exchange, including reviewing and executing acquisitions, joint ventures and a range of organic growth opportunities.
Prior to joining TSX and TSXV, Mr. Kousaie spent 16 years as an investment banker in the Toronto office of a leading global investment bank, where he advised corporate boards and management teams on a range of domestic and cross-border capital raisings, mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructurings.
Mr. Kousaie is a graduate of Queen's University's School of Business.