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April 8, 2015 –Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance

Finance Minister Joe Oliver today announced the appointment of Michael Mackasey to the Board of Directors of the Canada Development Investment Corporation. Mr. Mackasey has most recently served as the Managing Director and Head, Equity Capital Markets Canada for Macquarie Capital Markets Canada. His appointment is for a four-year term.

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  • The Canada Development Investment Corporation is a holding company established in 1982 under the Canada Business Corporations Act. It manages investments assigned to it and it privatizes its holdings when appropriate.

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"I am pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Mackasey to the Board of Directors of the Canada Development Investment Corporation. His extensive experience in the financial sector makes him an ideal fit for this position."

- Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance

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Biographical Notes

Michael P. Mackasey has over 30 years’ experience in the financial sector, most recently as the Managing Director and Head, Equity Capital Markets Canada for Macquarie Capital Markets Canada. Mr. Mackasey has provided advice to domestic, international and government clients throughout his career. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.

He is also a past chairman of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada for the Ontario district.