Harold is responsible for partnering the CEO on strategy, building the management board, recruiting Advisers, leading the fundraising process and sourcing deals through his networks. He is also co-chairman of Lions Gate Entertainment.
Harald pioneered Leveraged Buyouts (LBO’s) in Canada with his own capital since 1986. He is the Chairman and co-founder of Macluan Capital Corporation, a Canadian private equity investment firm. He also has significant experience as the principal investor in Real Estate, Mezzanine Debt, CDOs, Distressed Debt, Marketable Securities, Special Situations and Hedge Funds.
He is an investor and is on the Advisory Board of Tennenbaum & Company and is also a Founding Partner and Advisor to General Capital Group Germany. He serves on the Founders Circle of Thomas Weisel Partners and the Board of West Fraser Timber and the Board of Childrens Hospital Foundation.
Harald holds a BA in Commerce from Simon Fraser University, an LLB in Law from the Osgoode Hall Law School.