King & Bay

has been an incubator for businesses since 2003, growing to invest in promising business ventures in the natural resource, airline and tech sectors. With an eye to the latest trends and leveraging the vision of our founder, we have become the experts in panning through the rubble of risk to extract the gold of opportunity.


The team at King & Bay offers a unique skillset combining merchant banking practices with fully integrated management services including financial, legal, technical, and administrative expertise, with a goal to develop a true partnership with our portfolio companies.

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Our Team

Carlo Valente

Executive VP Business Development

Carlo Valente has over two decades of international business development, corporate advisory, M&A, corporate finance and accounting experience. He has served as CFO at six different publicly listed and private companies, leading all financial reporting, management reporting, budgeting, treasury, financial modeling, merger integration, IT system implementation, tax, insurance and administrative matters. He was directly involved in the raising of more than $200 million in capital. He also spent 15 years with PwC in both Canada and Europe where he mainly advised corporations and private equity firms on M&A transactions.  Carlo has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and obtained his CA designation in 2000. He is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.


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We have a strong track record of raising significant capital and building exceptional long-term shareholder value. View & download our corporate presentation for the strategic work behind our success stories.