Loren Rafeson

Loren Rafeson

Partner, Growth Equity, BDC Capital

Loren Rafeson is Partner, Growth Equity at BDC Capital in Toronto where he focuses on helping leading Canadian companies scale globally as well as executing ownership transition transactions. He has 15 years’ experience in private equity and corporate finance, and has worked and lived in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since joining BDC in 2018, Loren has executed BDC’s investment in Firmex and currently serves on the boards of Firmex, InvestorCOM, and Rx Drug Mart.

Before joining BDC, Loren was a Principal at VERTU Capital, a technology-focused private equity firm, where he evaluated growth equity and buyout investment opportunities. Before that, he worked at Spectrum Capital Partners, a Canadian mid-market private investment firm, and Serone Capital Management, a UK-based investment management firm. He also worked at BMO Capital Partners and TD Securities.

Loren received a BBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and an MBA from INSEAD. In addition, he is a CFA charterholder.

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