Paris Aden


Paris Aden is the founding Partner of Valitas Capital Partners. Since 1994, he has been involved with more than 100 M&A transactions with an aggregate value exceeding $80 billion. He has advised clients at Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse First Boston and RBC Capital Markets and has acted as a private equity investor at Clairvest Group where he served on portfolio company boards. Paris was also a co-founder of Alluence Capital Advisors, a mid-market M&A advisory boutique that focuses on cross-border transactions.

Paris is recognized as an expert in business strategy, M&A and corporate finance. Previous roles and speaking engagements include:

  • Lecturer at the Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen's University in their Master of Finance (MFIN) program
  • M&A subject matter expert for Moody’s Analytics’ Advanced Capital Markets Program for capital markets professionals
  • Three-time expert panel moderator for the Toronto Business Transitions Forum
  • TEC Canada “2018 Speaker of the Year” recipient
  • Guest speaker for various industry and business leadership organizations

Paris formed Valitas to meet the unanswered needs of ambitious business owners seeking to:

  • At least triple their business value in five years or less; or
  • Are seeking an elite advisory boutique as their trusted advisor for their complex, mission-critical transactions.

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