Leadership Team


Anthony Tolomizenko, BSc, CPA, MBA
Toronto Canada Office

Anthony has over 24 years of professional experience which includes providing consulting services in M&A, finance, business valuations and taxation.  Anthony understands the challenges business owners face when it comes to selling or buying a business.With his established network of prospective buyers and financiers, Anthony has the contacts to enhance the likelihood of a timely and successful deal.  Some of the companies and industries that Anthony has acted as an advisor to include: manufacturers, pharmaceuticals, software, engineering, food service, and insurance.

Anthony holds a BSc from the University of Toronto and an MBA in corporate finance from the Schulich School of Business.  He is also a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants Association of Canada.  Anthony Tolomizenko is on the board of directors of a national environmental foundation, a wilderness children’s camp for impoverished children, and is a trusted advisor to an international charity that focuses on providing medical support to children in Africa and Asia.  He has written several articles on M&A, Finance, and Taxation, and has appeared as a speaker at many seminars.



Güneş (Kurt) Biray, BSc, PhD
Toronto Canada Office

Güneş Biray has been associated with the firm since its inception.  He has over 30 years of experience in finance, financial modelling, economics, valuations and M&A.  At Northern Mergers and Acquisitions Güneş provides services related to corporate valuations,  assessing industry trends, raising capital, strategic planning and risk assessment.  Güneş has an exceptional talent for analyzing high-growth companies within the technology sector. 

Güneş’s career includes positions as Portfolio Manager for Imperial Oil Limited and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board where he managed a multi-billion-dollar fund that consistently generated returns above targets.  He has also provided investment consulting and risk management services  to several financial institutions and hedge funds. 

Güneş Biray holds a BSc degree in electrical engineering and a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK.  His PhD thesis was based on applying optimal control theory to econometric model building.




Patrick Millar, BSc, MBA, LLB
Guernsey UK Office

 Patrick is an experienced investment professional with over 30 years of experience in an international environment including America, Europe  and the UK.  This experience includes creation and issuance of public and private bought deals for government, hospitals, school boards and infrastructure projects.  He has advised issuers and institutional investors on the valuation and placement of these deals.  Patrick is also experienced in all aspects of credit valuation and trading of residential, commercial and buy to let mortgages, Lombard and cash backed lending.

Patrick holds degrees in Finance and Law and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and past chapter President.  He is a director of a number of boards and holding companies.  In his spare time he is an active aviator.





Tasada Junsook, BA
(Senior Associate)

Tasada is a graduate of McMaster University with a degree in Economics and Finance.  At Northern Mergers Tasada assists the leadership team in conducting market research and gathering information on potential buyers.  She plays an invaluable role in the preparation of Acquisition Profiles, Confidential Information Memorandums, and  Letters of Intent.  In her spare time Tasada enjoys travelling. 







Northern Mergers was established in 2006 to provide expert advisory services to companies seeking professional guidance with the sale or acquisition of  a business.  We are dedicated to to formulating clear, cost-effective action plans for our clients that can be quickly implemented.  Northern Mergers is affiliated with one of the largest M&A firms in  North America with offices located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.  We typically work without retainers or up-front fees.  We get are compensated when the deal closes.