Yorkville Asset Management

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Ralph Desando CA

Managing Director of Private Investments & Financial Planning
Ralph Desando

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Ralph , Managing Director of Private Investments at Yorkville Asset Management has been with the company since its inception in 2010. He is responsible for leading Yorkville’s strategic initiatives to provide clients access to investment opportunities in high quality Canadian healthcare companies.  

Having served on multiple boards, Ralph has guided clients with their ongoing  acquisitions, estate transfers and divestitures. Ralph‘s background in tax, completing the in-depth tax program from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), as well as assisting the institute with its tax program as a facilitator, has provided him with the background to develop efficient tax strategies, investment vehicles and acquisition structures. Ralph was an instructor at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies in the area of credit and market risk management. He has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council Compensation Fund, and as Chair of its Investment Committee. He is currently a member of the Southbridge Healthcare LP Investment committee.