Duncan’s role at Forum is focused on providing creative capital solutions to real asset, structured finance and opportunistic situations. Duncan sits on Forum’s investment committee.
Prior to joining Forum, Duncan was Director, North American Private Credit for Arena Investors, a New York-based alternative lender, where he was focused on idiosyncratic corporate and structured credit investments. Prior to Arena, Duncan spent over 9 years with Macquarie Capital in Toronto and Vancouver, most recently as a Senior Vice President focused on Public Private Partnerships primarily in the US broadband sector. Previously, he founded and spent 4 years growing Macquarie’s Canadian Debt Capital Markets & Sponsor Coverage group.
He also played a key role in the overall growth of Macquarie’s Canadian platform through his involvement in the purchases of Blackmont Wealth Management, Orion Securities, and Tristone Capital. Earlier in his career, Duncan was an Associate with Endeavour Financial, a boutique merchant bank and project finance advisor focused on the junior mining sector. Duncan has worked on principal acquisitions valued at more than $2 billion, closed debt commitments of more than $600 million, and advised on over $3 billion of third party mergers and acquisitions.
Duncan holds Master of Finance (INSEAD) and Bachelor of Business Administration (Simon Fraser University) degrees, and is a CFA charterholder.