Eric Waxman has been with Spara Capital since its founding in 2001, and has been involved in all aspects of the development of business, initially as an employee and more recently as a shareholder. Eric possesses a combination of entrepreneurial/family business background, professional training, and extensive M&A experience that he is able to translate into a “common sense” advisory approach to assist ‘Main Street’ entrepreneurs in dealing with growth, finance, liquidity or turnaround situations.
Eric has extensive experience, successfully completing transactions in a variety of industries. His focus and experience includes business succession or sale, management buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, raising capital and financial restructuring. Via Spara Merchant Capital Corp, Eric is an active investor in entrepreneurial Canadian companies. In addition, he holds the position of interim CFO of an investee company of Spara Merchant Capital Corp. Eric has strong contacts in the private equity, debt and capital markets.
Prior to joining Spara, Eric held positions with TL Corporate Finance and Kingsway Financial. He also gained experience working many years within his family’s businesses. Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.