Gavin Fretwell is a Director, Growth & Transition Capital, at BDC’s Calgary office, where he originates, structures, underwrites and negotiates subordinated debt, mezzanine deals and equity investments for private businesses. Serving as a trusted partner, Gavin supports the development of companies by providing capital for business transitions, acquisitions and strategic growth.
Prior to joining BDC Capital, Gavin was a member of the Corporate Development Team at a leading North American energy transportation and midstream service provider, where he led the evaluation of acquisition opportunities and supported other strategic priorities for the business. Before that, he spent several years at an investment bank in equity research and at a mid-sized publicly-traded company in corporate finance.
Gavin is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) and a CFA charterholder. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Okanagan School of Business.