15 Jun 2015

As announced last March, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is one of the six partners of the private group Adrenalys, representing a unique initiative to help organizations make the transition from small to medium enterprise. After a call for candidates, 24 SMEs were selected. The candidates were selected by a Committee composed exclusively of business women recognized for their success heading Quebec SMEs.

 

The confirmed members of the Adrenalys cohort (in alphabetical order)

Name City Region
APN inc. Capitale-Nationale Quebec City Capitale-Nationale
ARTIKA inc. Dorval Montreal
ASDR Industries Malartic Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Attraction Média inc. Montreal Montreal
Auberge & Spa Le Nordik inc. Chelsea Outaouais
BCH Unique inc. St-Martin Chaudière-Appalaches
Boulangerie St-Méthode inc. Adstock Chaudière-Appalaches
Fordia inc. Dollard-des-Ormeaux Montreal
G.D.G. Environnement ltée Trois-Rivières Mauricie
Groupe Conseil FXInnovation Montreal Montreal
J.E. Mondou ltée Montreal Montreal
Les Fourgons Transit inc. Laval Laval
Les Luminaires Eureka Montreal Montreal
Les Productions Horticoles Demers Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches
Les Viandes Lacroix inc. Saint-Hyacinthe Montérégie
Macadamian Technologies inc. Gatineau: Outaouais
Maisons Laprise inc. Montmagny Chaudière-Appalaches
Mécanicad inc. Rouyn-Noranda Abitibi-Témiscamingue
MECFOR inc. Chicoutimi Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
Miralis inc. St-Anaclet Bas-Saint-Laurent
Motion Composites Saint-Roch-de-l’Achigan Lanaudière
QuébéComm (ComediHa! – Sismyk) Quebec City Capitale-Nationale
Soucy Industriel inc. Rivière-du-Loup Bas-Saint-Laurent
Supermétal Structures inc. Lévis Chaudière-Appalaches

 

A cohort with an impressive profile

Representing 11 Quebec regions and coming from the manufacturing, information technology, retail, distribution and cultural sectors, the Adrenalys cohort of SMEs have a spectacular track record. During the last fiscal year, the total combined revenues of the selected SMEs amounted to $1.15 billion ($38.4 million per SME), while sales outside Quebec represented 45.6% of turnover. Over the past three years, they created more than 1,000 full-time and part-time jobs, while their aggregate revenue growth was 40.2%.

During the next two years, Adrenalys and its partners will deploy considerable means to propel these SMEs to a higher level, starting with $3.5 million in pro bono services and $150 million in dedicated growth funds.

High-level partners

Today, a period of support begins, during which six partners of the group – National Bank, Fasken Martineau, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Proaction International, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and the consulting firm Ascendis, founder of Adrenalys – undertake to deploy the innovative delivery of 360° professional services with the management teams of the selected SMEs.

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton will be offering each CEO of the 25 selected SMEs a bank of 30 hours of training and consulting (free of charge) with its partners and senior managers in consulting, international tax, executive recruitment, financing, due diligence, etc.

To learn all the details of the Adrenalys initiative, go to www.adrenalys.ca.