ROB WILDEMAN

Managing Director

Rob is based in Vancouver.  He is involved in all aspects of acquisitions, operations, and the investment, divestiture and management decisions of Parallel49 Equity.

Rob is Chairman of Tiger Calcium,  and a board member of Gold Standard Baking, both current portfolio companies.  Rob was Chairman of Expocrete Concrete Products, which was acquired by Old Castle Building Products, a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH.  He was also a board member of, and Parallel49 Equity’s lead investment professional overseeing Golden Boy Foods, a former portfolio company, which was acquired by Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POST) for $320 million.

Since joining Parallel49 Equity, Rob has worked on a number of transactions, including Advance Engineered Products, Avison Young, Expocrete Concrete Products, Golden Boy Foods, Matrix Packaging and Tiger Calcium. Previously, Rob held positions at Citigroup Global Markets in their investment banking division in New York and KPMG LLP in their audit and consulting divisions in Vancouver.

Rob obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business.  Rob is a Chartered Accountant and obtained his ICD.D designation through the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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