Donald B. Hilton, Founder and Managing Partner

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Donald B. Hilton is the Founder and Managing Partner of Distinct Capital Partners Inc. Mr. Hilton has over 30 years experience in investment banking with several Canadian investment dealers and in merchant banking with one of Canada’s major financial corporations’ where he managed a portfolio with a combined asset value of over $2 billion in the United States. Mr. Hilton has extensive international experience having resided and advising clients in Canada, the United States, Switzerland and France.

Prior to creating Distinct Capital in 2011, Mr. Hilton served as President of Cassis Capital Corp., a mid-market investment bank he founded in 1994. During his career Mr. Hilton has been engaged in venture capital, merchant banking, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, underwriting initial public offerings and providing strategic as well as senior level operating assistance to a variety of companies in all stages of development. Mr. Hilton has completed interim management assignments in conjunction with raising capital for TSX listed clients including acting as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer for a specialty insurance company and President & CEO of an industrial minerals client.

Mr. Hilton is a graduate of The University of British Columbia where he received the degrees of Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm) in Finance and Masters of Science (M.Sc.) in Business Administration.