David Canavan


David is a leading professional in healthcare and corporate finance with over 30 years of expertise. Over his banking career David has managed and arranged more than $10 billion in financings for his clients at all levels of the capital stack. David has extensive contacts with capital market participants which, in most cases, lead to more advantageous terms and lower costs for his clients.

As Head of the Senior Housing Finance Group for HSH Nordbank AG, David established a business platform focused on senior housing organizations.  David led the team to become one of the top providers of capital to this industry. He successfully closed $3.75 billion of financings to this sector.

As Managing Director of Senior Housing Finance Group for Banc of America Securities, David led a specialty investment banking team that focused on providing financial products to organizations engaged in the senior housing sector.

As Managing Director and National Head of the Healthcare Finance Group at Paribas, he managed innovative transactions and developed strong relationships with the leading financial advisory firms, investment banks, bond counsels and equity sponsors.

Education and Certifications:
Master of Business Administration, Finance, New York University
Bachelor of Arts, History Major, Economics Minor, College of the Holy Cross

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David After Hours...

David and his much better half Nancy have been together for more than 45 years and have three incredibly talented and artistic children.  When not spending time with their children David and Nancy love to travel.  David is an avid skier and advanced certified scuba diver.  In the quiet of the evening David spends many hours with his guitars learning new material and playing his trusted favorites.