Canadian native, Eric Graveline is a successful veteran in finance and investment in Canada and the United States. He currently owns DEK Investments Inc., a private investment company in California. Fluent in French and English, Graveline has broad-base experience advising and managing a diverse portfolio of clients from the United States, Asia, Australia, and Canada. His expertise spans various areas including debt and equity securities, and risk management in the equity, commodity, interest, credit, and currency areas. Eric Graveline has specialized in providing customized financial solutions to client companies with complex financial needs, including Fortune 500 companies and state and federal governments. On a regular basis, Graveline has offered financial planning and engineering advice to companies in different industries, including technology, telecommunications, health care, and media. He also has experience in matters relating to capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulations, and real estate investments.
After graduating from McGill University in Montreal with a Bachelor of Commerce, Eric Graveline began his professional career as a Financial Analyst with Salomon Brothers Inc., an investment bank in New York. Back in Montreal, he joined North American Trust as a Project Manager before becoming Vice President of BMO Nesbitt Burns, Inc. Prior to the start of his career, Eric Graveline was the Canadian and North American Boardsailing Champion for several years in the 1980s. In 1984, he represented Canada at the Los Angeles Olympic Games.