OKR Financial

Old Kent Road Financial Fund #1

We provide bridge financing to borrowers who are applying or have applied for Canadian federal and/or provincial government loans, tax credits and/or grants.

OKR Financial Welcomes New Venture Partner, Douglas Saxon.

Calgary, AB, August 8, 2017  - Old Kent Road Financial is excited to announce our new Venture Partner, Douglas Saxon, CFA.

Doug will be opening the OKR Toronto Office in early September and will be responsible for heading the client and partner relationships throughout Eastern Canada.

Old Kent Road Financial (OKR) specializes in providing bridge financing to small and midsized enterprises across Canada. Our non-dilutive financial solutions help companies manage their cash flow needs and let them focus on growing their business without giving up control. OKR was created to address a significant lack of alternatives for companies looking for financing secured against Canadian Federal and/or Provincial government loans, tax credits or grants. OKR predominantly finances companies who have applied or qualified for Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credits.

Before joining OKR, Doug held the role of Senior Research Analyst at Pinnacle Wealth Brokers EMD. Douglas has over nine years experience in the financial services industry starting as a financial advisor in Vancouver before moving on to lead the corporate finance and due diligence team at Canada’s largest exempt market dealer. In that role Douglas worked to negotiate and structure private debt and equity offerings that totaled over $200mm in capital raised annually. Douglas is a graduate from UBC and has attained his Chartered Financial Analyst designation. 

“Doug is a remarkable fit with the growing OKR team” says Jason Neale, OKR Managing Partner, “His experience gives OKR someone who can both review loan applications and provide strong investor representations as the face of the organization in Eastern Canada”.