David has extensive experience in investment banking with over 20 years of financing, advisory, and M&A experience. Throughout his career, he has focused on junior and mid-cap resource and non-resource clients. Mr. Donato is presently a Managing Director with Sprott Capital Partners LP. Prior to joining Sprott Capital Partners LP, Mr. Donato was President of PearTree Securities, Managing Director & Board Member with Mackie Research Capital, and Managing Director with Haywood Securities. Mr. Donato began his career as a chartered accountant at BDO Dunwoody and Arthur Anderson and developed a solid accounting and tax background. Mr. Donato specialized in tax as a member of Arthur Andersen's tax & business advisory group where he assisted US multinationals with cross-border transactions including structuring mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
David graduated from the University of Waterloo (Honours Chartered Accountancy Program), and also holds CPA, CA and CFA designations.