Jim Walker joined HOOPP Capital Partners in 2013 as Managing Partner. That team of private equity professionals is responsible for HOOPP’s private equity investing activities.
Prior to joining the HOOPP Capital Partners team, Jim co-founded and was Managing Director of Clearspring Capital LP (previously Callisto Capital), a mid-market Canadian private equity firm, which during that time was one of Canada’s top performing mid-market private equity firms.
Prior to Jim’s private equity career, he was a senior officer (including President and Chief Executive Officer) of Gentra Inc., a leading publicly traded property investment and real estate merchant banking operation, part of the Brookfield group of companies. Before joining Gentra, Jim was a partner with the law firm of Fraser & Beatty (now Dentons), specializing in mergers and acquisitions and securities law.