RICHARD REID, PARTNER

Partner ofArgosy Partners Ltd., has been involved in corporate finance and capital markets since getting his first job as a phone clerk on the floor of the TSE for Wood Gundy.

From that point Richard continued his investment career as follows:

Richard initially joined Burn Fry Ltd. as a stockbroker.

In 1983 he approached Gordon Capital with an idea to invest their own money in small, private growth companies and was hired shortly after.

Richard raised $60M for the Canadian Mezzanine Fund (a collaboration between Gordon Capital and Helix Investments) and eventually took over management of the fund.

Richard left Gordon Capital in 1995 and formed Argosy Partners Ltd. to advise and invest in small and medium sized private businesses. Richard is a competitive sailor and is a founding member of the Toronto Area Hospice Regatta.

LARRY KLAR, PARTNER

Partner of Argosy Partners Ltd. and has been involved with the firm since 2006.

Larry’s career in corporate finance has been with three firms for long held positions:

Larry started his career in corporate finance in 1984 with KPMG and was involved in numerous mid-market acquisition, divestiture and corporate finance advisory assignments.

In 1992, Larry joined Canadian General Capital where he was responsible for generating successful returns by investing in management buyouts and growth capital financing opportunities.

In 2006 Larry joined Argosy Partners to help launch The Succession Fund and assist with The Shotgun Fund portfolio companies.

Larry is a Chartered Business Valuator and has completed The Directors Education Program at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and attained the ICD.D designation.

Larry spends his free time with his family and in the endless pursuit of being a better golfer.