Phil_Payne2Phil Payne, MBA, CPA, CA founded AIM Capital Corp. in 2005. Phil also founded Westport Supply Company, Inc., a Washington, Oregon and Alaska commercial laundry supplies distributorship; Tessler Fabcare Inc., a Western Canada commercial laundry equipment and supplies distributorship; and Energy Technology Products Ltd., a Canadian air pollution control distributorship. He sold each of these businesses to shareholders, competitors or employees.

Early in his career Phil was an audit manager providing merger and acquisition consulting services to several North American public companies. He subsequently became CFO and General Manager at Gould Inc., a Canadian subsidiary of a NYSE traded manufacturer of high voltage switchgear and motor controls.

Over his career, Phil has negotiated more than 35 acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity financings in the USA, China and Canada, and has assisted several companies with purchase investigations.

Phil is past chair of the Edmonton and Alberta YMCA and is a past director of the Vancouver and Edmonton YMCA Foundations. He chaired the finance committee of St. Joseph College at the University of Alberta, and is a member of the Derrick Golf and Winter Club. In 2009 he received the City of Edmonton Community Service Citation for his work with various local charities.

With 35 years of business ownership and financial experience, Phil can provide a correct blend of deal simplification and protocols to achieve your acquisition, divestiture, succession, and marketing goals.


David_Xu2David Xu, BSc, Nanjing University, China, and MSc, University of British Columbia, Canada joined AIM Capital Corp. in 2005. He is a Canadian citizen with residences in Shanghai and Vancouver. He is a successful engineer and entrepreneur and is the author of twelve patents which have been commercialized. David has proven world marketing experience with retail and industrial products. He is fluent in Mandarin and English, and is fully conversant with European, American and Asian business protocols.

David has successfully negotiated export deals from China, brokered China licensing and joint ventures for Canadian technology in China, and founded a manufacturing company in China which markets globally used solar products.

David has 30 years of experience and will assist you in accessing the Chinese and global markets. He is excellent in sourcing original equipment manufacturers in China.


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