Gabriel de Alba is a Managing Director and Partner of Catalyst.
As one of Catalyst's representatives, Mr. de Alba is the Executive Chairman and a Director of the Company.
Mr. de Alba's responsibilities at Catalyst
have included acting as a director or senior officer of various Catalyst portfolio companies, including Natural Markets Restaurants Corp.
, World Color Press Inc.
, Therapure Biopharma Inc.
, Cable Satisfaction International Inc./Cabovisão
, Richtree Market Restaurants Inc.
and Sonar Entertainment Inc.
and funds managed by it have, since 2002, been involved in numerous distressed and/or under-valued situations including (in addition to the portfolio companies previously referred to) AT&T Canada
, Call-Net Inc.
, Stelco Inc.
, IMAX Corporation
, Countryside Power Income Fund
, Callidus Capital Corporation
and YRC Worldwide Inc.
Mr. de Alba was a founding member of the Bank of America International Merchant Banking Group and, prior to that, worked in Bankers Trust's New York Merchant Banking Group.
Mr. de Alba is fluent in five languages and holds a double B.S. in Finance and Economics from the NYU Stern School of Business, an M.B.A. from Columbia University and has completed graduate courses in Mathematics, Information Technology and Computer Sciences at Harvard University.
and funds managed by it have, since 2002, been involved in numerous distressed and or under-valued situations including those noted above in respect of the biography of Mr. de Alba