Greenscape Increases Financial Acumen with Board Addition
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 31, 2013) - Greenscape Capital Group Inc. (TSXV: GRN) (“Greenscape”).
Patrick Bonney joins the Board of Directors
Canopy Airport Parking facility’s 2012 Occupancy up 38%
Greenscape Capital Group Inc. (TSXV: GRN) (“Greenscape”) is pleased to announce the addition of Patrick Bonney to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Bonney is a professional corporate financial and strategic advisor having worked with leading investment banking institutions for the past twenty years in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. He has advised on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions involving global industry specialization in the industrials and technology sectors.
At Deutsche Bank in Tokyo and in London he originated and executed a multi-billion dollar spinout and merger, as well as numerous other advisory assignments. Mr. Bonney subsequently co-founded three institutional private equity/real estate funds in Tokyo with combined equity capital of $500 million.
Additionally, Mr. Bonney was previously the Head of M&A Investment Banking at WestLB Securities in Tokyo; Head of Japanese Multinational Corporate Finance at Royal Bank in Toronto; and member of the cross-border real estate acquisition team of Yasuda Trust (now Mizuho Trust & Banking) completing in excess of $1.0 billion on behalf of Japanese clients (Mr. Bonney is fluent in Japanese).
Rick Baxter, CEO stated “I am very pleased to have Mr. Bonney, an experienced financial advisor, join the Greenscape Board and look forward to working with him as we grow our operations and make new acquisitions in 2013.”
Greenscape is also pleased to report that occupancy continued to trend positively through 2012 at the Canopy Airport Parking Facility. Car count numbers are up 38% year-over-year, for the 12 months ended December 31, 2012.
Bryan Slusarchuk is stepping down from the Board of Directors, and will remain available to the company as an advisor. The company wishes to thank him for his contributions.
Greenscape Capital Group is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. The company's core asset is the Canopy Airport Parking Facility, a 4,200 space state-of-the-art parking structure servicing the Denver International Airport. Canopy is known as North America's Greenest Parking Facility, is certified as a Demonstrator Site for the Green Parking Council and operates up to 75% more energy efficiently than competing parking facilities, thereby increasing the company's bottom line. Greenscape seeks to maximize shareholder value by exploring new opportunities and growth in the US commercial real estate market. For more information visit www.greenscapecapital.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
"Rick Baxter" President and CEO
Greenscape Capital Group Inc.
Suite 700 – 510 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
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