Location
1100 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest, Montréal, QC, Canada
Hour

From 08h00 to 13h00

From SME financing to going public: join us to discuss promising growth ideas in the medium-sized enterprise during the Corporate Financing Strategic Forum.

Presented by BCF in association with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, RBC, BDC and Investissement Québec the event will be held simultaneously in Montréal and Québec City on Tuesday, March 19th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Our guest speakers, Pierre Fitzgibbon, Minister of Economy and Innovation, Mitch Garber, President of Invest in Canada and Chairman of Cirque du Soleil and economist and Co-Chair of Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative, Gilles Duruflé, who will share their thoughts on various financing strategies and the issues involved in corporate financing during a panel led by Yves Séguin, former Minister of Finance.

In addition, Stephen Pincus, Partner at Goodmans and Head of its Capital Market practice, and Craig King, Managing Director, Capital Markets of National Bank Financial, will guide us through obtaining new means of financing through Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs).

Our experts Luc Lacombe, Walid Safi, Mark Rossi and Mario Venditti will be serving as panelists.

Over 250 influential decision-makers and business leaders from the public and private sectors, institutional funds and investment banks, along with securities brokers and entrepreneurs, will be on site in Montréal and Québec City to engage in discussion and generate promising ideas for growth in the medium-sized enterprise market: alternatives to investment and venture capital financing as well as securities, going-public, and tax policy.

Only 7% of Canadian public companies are based in Quebec, even though the province has a 23% share of the country’s GDP. Join market actors who are involved in retaining Quebec’s corporate head offices to build bigger consolidators for businesses and our economy’s growth.

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Our speakers

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Walid
Safi

Partner
Financial advisory
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Luc
Lacombe

Partner
FCPA, FCA, M. Fisc.
Tax
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Mark
Rossi

Partner
Financial advisory
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Mario
Venditti

Partner
CPA, CA
Assurance