David Vankka

partner, managing director & portfolio manager

Mr. Vankka joined ICM as a partner in 2017 and is responsible for the management of ICM’s diversified private equity platform and asset management activities. Mr. Vankka has 25 years of experience in investment banking, trading and capital markets. He has been a Managing Director at several investment banks with extensive advisory experience in domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt origination, due diligence, structured product management, strategic planning, risk management and proprietary trading. Mr. Vankka was a founder of global energy investment bank Tristone Capital which was ultimately sold to Macquarie Group and prior to that a co-head and principal at Peters & Co. Limited. Mr. Vankka also was Vice President, Risk Management at Gluskin Sheff + Associates. Mr. Vankka holds Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant designations. He is registered as Portfolio Manager with the Alberta Securities Commissions and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction from the University of Calgary.