John Cannon Joins TrueNorth as Managing Director

September 22, 2017 TrueNorth News

Stamford, CT, September 2017: TrueNorth Capital Partners LLC is pleased to announce that John Cannon has joined the firm as a Managing Director. John will focus his efforts on originating and executing on traditional Merger and Acquisition and Capital Raise assignments. Based in the Philadelphia area, John hopes to target the Mid-Atlantic region as well as use his global experience and contacts to assist in further developing TrueNorth’s cross-border expertise.

John possesses a broad range of global financial expertise gained through more than 30 years of experience in banking, senior corporate officer positions, and treasury consulting while having lived and worked in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok and Sydney.

John started his career with Bankers Trust in the Merger and Acquisition group where he worked on numerous M&A assignments for the bank before moving to Hong Kong to open the bank’s asset finance business in Asia. While in Hong Kong, he moved to the bank’s specialty risk management group and marketed, structured, and priced treasury risk management products and services to customers in Asia before transferring to the corporate restructuring group where he managed counterparty credit and market risk restructuring for a $2 billion distressed Asian derivatives portfolio following the Asian currency crisis.

In 2000, John joined Singer Sewing in New York as Vice President, Treasurer & Secretary. John was instrumental in negotiating the sale of the Singer sewing business and trademarks to funds managed by Kohlberg & Co. in 2005.

In 2006, John joined PMC Treasury an independent treasury and risk management consultancy firm with offices in London, New York, Sydney and Hong Kong. PMC focuses on the management of treasury risk and interim treasury management for companies that were being acquired or divested by private equity firms.

In 2012, John joined ConvaTec- a carve-out from Bristol-Myers Squibb. ConvaTec is a global medical device manufacturer with revenue of approximately $1.8B and sales and operations in over 100 countries. John, serving eventually as CFO, was an integral member of the senior management team to develop financial plans and key performance indicators that drove process efficiencies and EBITDA improvement by over 25% in two years.

John graduated from Haverford College with a B.S. in Physics and Economics and earned his MBA from NYU’s Stern School. He currently holds the Series 79 securities license.

John can be contacted at:

John Cannon, Managing Director
Direct Dial Phone Number (215) 278.9006
E-mail address:

About TrueNorth Capital Partners LLC:

TrueNorth provides advisory services to companies seeking advice for middle-market M&A and financing transactions. Our focus on the middle-market enables us to provide independent, value-added advisory services to privately held middle-market companies, private equity and family office groups, and corporations, both domestic and international, across a broad range of industries. TrueNorth conducts its securities related business through its wholly-owned subsidiary TNCP, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC