Sasha Jacob

Mr. Jacob is the Chairman & CEO of Jacob Capital Management Inc., an independent financial advisory firm focused on the renewable power and clean technology sectors. As the first investment banker in Canada in renewable energy, Mr. Jacob brings over 20 years of experience in the power sector, including founding and leading the power and infrastructure practice at a leading Canadian investment bank, as well as several years in senior political positions as Special Assistant to the Ontario Minister of Energy. He has managed over 100 transactions in the renewable sector, and has participated in financings valued at more than $10 billion. Mr. Jacob was recognized by Institutional Investor as one of the “5 Most Influential Emerging Players in Renewable Energy” globally.

Mr. Jacob holds a BA from Bishop’s University, MBA from Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, LLM from the University of Toronto and MA in Sustainable Finance from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. He was the recipient of the Laurier MBA Alumni 2009 Outstanding Executive Leadership Award and the Bishop’s University Top 10 After 10. Mr. Jacob serves on the Boards of several charitable organizations including past Vice Chairman of World Wildlife Fund (WWF Canada), Director of Plan International Canada Chair of the Board of Young Presidents’ Organization, YPO Maple Leaf Chapter and current Chair of Nature United, the Canadian arm of the world’s largest conservation organization, The Nature Conservancy.

Biome Grow Expects to Complete First Newfoundland and Labrador-based…

TORONTO, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biome Grow (“Biome” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its 100 per cent owned Newfoundland and Labrador-based subsidiary, The Back Home Medical Cannabis Corporation (“Back Home”), is expected to complete construction of its first in-province cannabis production facility in 2018. Back Home is a late stage

Biome Grow Announces Appointment of Mark Lievonen to Board…

TORONTO, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biome Grow (“Biome”) announced today that Mark Lievonen has been appointed as an Observer to the Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Lievonen is expected to stand for election to the Board of Directors at Biome’s next annual general meeting. Mark Lievonen is the former President of Sanofi

Reach for the pot: Medical grow-op planned for Barachois…

If things go according to plan, the Back Home Medical Cannabis Corporation will soon be providing medical cannabis — and jobs — to the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The company is planning a large, high-tech pot grow operation for Barachois Brook near Stephenville, with hopes of having product available by the time it’s legalized

Ceylon Graphite Completes $2million Non-Brokered Private Placement led by…

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ceylon Graphite Corp. (“Ceylon Graphite”) (TSX-V:CYL) (OTC:CYLYF) (FSE:CCY) is pleased to announce it has completed a non-brokered private placement offering of units, at a purchase price of CDN$1.00 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of CDN$2,000,000 led by a strategic investment from Mr. Sasha Jacob. Each

Highland Grow Inc. Boosts its Quality Assurance and Regulatory…

TORONTO, May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biome Grow (“Biome”) is pleased to announce that its 100% owned licensed producer under Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”), Highland Grow Inc. (“Highland”), has added two key members to its Nova Scotia-based team. James Wyatt has joined Highland as the new Head of Quality

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Newfoundland and Labrador’s Back Home Medical Cannabis Corp. becoming…

Of the 104 existing Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) licences in Canada, over 75 per cent are in either Ontario or British Columbia. This means more than 50 per cent of Canadians don’t have access to locally produced cannabis products. With recreational cannabis legalization looming later this year, that could be viewed

Canada Is Set to Legalize Recreational Weed Today. Here’s…

The emotions of weed smokers might be hitting new highs, with Canada expected to legalize recreational cannabis Thursday. But shares of marijuana companies that have much to gain from the change aren’t as peppy. Though the Canadian senate is likely to vote in favor of legalizing recreational weed in the country Thursday, major marijuana companies

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Jacob Capital Management Inc. Publishes Offshore Wind Primer

TORONTO, Ontario, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jacob Capital Management Inc. (JCM), a leader in renewable energy and clean technology financial and strategic advisory services, has published a global report on offshore wind energy. The report highlights the benefits of offshore wind power and the industry’s potential in the upcoming decade, with attention to

Sasha Jacob: Plugging back in to clean energy

Here is a really great article from the Globe and Mail where they interview Sasha Jacob on his move into the energy section. Below is a short exert: “When Sasha Jacob launched his niche investment bank, Jacob Securities Inc., back in 2007, it focused on a new sweet spot for business: power, infrastructure and renewable


Toronto’s Mayor to Visit Ceylon Graphite in Sri Lanka

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ceylon Graphite Corp. (“Ceylon”) (TSX-V:CYL)(OTC:CYLYF) (FSE:CCY) will host Toronto’s Mayor, His Worship John Tory along with several Canadian government representatives to celebrate the commencement of Ceylon Graphite operations in Sri Lanka.

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