Jerome Hamilton is Director, Growth & Transition Capital with BDC. With almost 20 years experience at BDC, Jerome is a seasoned ambassador for the brand, able to simplify and sell BDC and its benefits to clients, prospects and external influencers. A team player, Jerome’s expertise has allowed him to build a successful track record at BDC in markets throughout Canada.
As Director of Growth & Transition Capital in the Greater Toronto Area, Jerome originates, structures and funds subordinated debt, mezzanine financing, quasi-equity and equity to post-revenue Canadian businesses for growth/working capital, acquisitions, change of ownership (MBO, MBI) and refinancing across all industries.
In his previous role as Director of Corporate Finance for BDC, Jerome led a change of focus within the group to put more emphasis on external marketing initiatives. He was also responsible for improving speed and client delivery, consistently and effectively tackling time-sensitive, complex files. Before that, Jerome was Area and District Manager for the London/Stratford Branch, increasing the profile of the bank in that market with outreach initiatives to influencers and business groups. Before BDC, Jerome was an investment advisor working in both boutique and large national investments groups.
Jerome holds a B.A. from the University of Toronto. Outside of work, he is active in coaching youth hockey and participating in charitable activities with a fraternal men’s organization.