Investment arm and merchant bank of Groupe Crédit Mutuel – CIC
CIC Capital Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of CM CIC Investissement, the investment arm and merchant bank division of Confédération Nationale du Crédit Mutuel de France. CM-CIC Investissement is a leading venture capital player in France, with more than 2.6 billion Euros of equity under management. Its portfolios include over 630 companies in France and abroad. A genuine and close partner to management, the group has, for 30 years, accompanied businesses at all stages of their development, in France and abroad, by providing a complete offering in investment capital (venture, expansion capital and transfer) and merchant banking (mergers/acquisitions and capital market advisory services). Headquartered in Paris, CM-CIC Investissement has a strong presence in the French regions with offices located in Lyon, Nantes, Lille, Strasbourg and Bordeaux.
CIC Capital Canada Inc. is represented by its president, Ludovic André
Company created through a joint initiative of the Government of Quebec and Desjardins Capital régional et coopératif
Desjardins-Innovatech was created in July 2005 through a joint initiative of the Government of Quebec and Desjardins Capital régional et coopératif. This fund is managed by Desjardins Business Capital régional et coopératif. Its activities consist mainly in investing in innovative start-up or phase one development companies, particularly those involving technological innovations or in the industrial sector.
Desjardins Innovatech is represented by Luc Ménard, Chief Operating Officer of Desjardins Business Capital Regional and Cooperative.