Monthly Meetings

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Hamilton meeting (Wed. 15 Jan, 2020 7:00 am - 9:00 am)

M&A Club Hamilton January Meeting

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm 

Sponsor: Kaizen Performance

Speaker: Dan Holstein, Kaizen Performance

Topic: “Getting off the hamster wheel - structuring a business for accelerated growth” 

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Montreal Meeting (Thu. 16 Jan, 2020 6:30 am - 8:30 am)

Réunion de janvier / January Meeting

Jeudi 16 janvier 2020, de 11h30 à 13h30
Thursday, January 16, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Commanditaire / Sponsor : Euler Hermes Canada

Présentateur / Speaker : Robert Therrien, Vice-President, Euler Hermes Canada

Sujet / Topic : La gestion du risque de crédit en entreprise : Mythes et réalités

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Rive-Nord Meeting (Tue. 21 Jan, 2020 2:30 am - 4:00 am)

Réunion de janvier / January Meeting

Mardi 21 janvier 2020, de 7h30 à 9h00
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, from 7:30 am to 9:00 am 

Commanditaire / Sponsor : MNP

Présentateur / Speaker : Simon Gaudreau, CPA, CFE, MNP Conseil

Sujet / Subject : «Risques de fraude dans les transactions»

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Saint-Laurent Meeting (Tue. 21 Jan, 2020 6:30 am - 8:30 am)

Réunion de janvier / January Meeting

Mardi 21 janvier 2020, de 11h30 à 13h00
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Commanditaire / Sponsor : BDC

Présentateur / Speaker : Bernard Melameth, Directeur, Capital de croissance et transfert d’entreprise | Director, Growth and Transition Capital, BDC

Sujet / Subject :  “Creative Deals”

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Montreal-Est Meeting (Wed. 22 Jan, 2020 2:30 am - 4:00 am)

Réunion de janvier / January Meeting

Mercredi 22 janvier 2020 de 7h30 à 9h00

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 7:30am to 9:00am

Commanditaire / Sponsor : MNP

Présentateur / Speaker Simon Gaudreau, CPA, CFE, MNP Conseil

Sujet / Subject : «Risques de fraude dans les transactions»

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Vancouver Meeting (Wed. 22 Jan, 2020 6:30 am - 8:30 am)

M&A Club Vancouver January Meeting

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Sponsor: Royal Bank of Canada

Speakers: Dean Chamberland, Sr Account Manager and Devon Thompson, VP, Commercial Financial Services, Knowledge-Based Industries

Topic: Technology and Innovation Banking 

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Québec Meeting (Wed. 22 Jan, 2020 6:30 am - 8:30 am)

Réunion de janvier / January Meeting

Mercredi 22 janvier 2020 de 11h30 à 13h30
Wednesday, Januray 22, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Commanditaire / Sponsor : Chicago Title Insurance Company

Présentateur / Speaker : Alexandre Turcotte 

Sujet / Subject : Solutions d'assurance-titre

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Calgary Meeting (Thu. 23 Jan, 2020 6:30 am - 8:00 am)

M&A Club Calgary January Meeting

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm 

Sponsor: Gowling WLG

Speaker: Emilie Feil-Fraser, Associate, Gowling WLG

Topic: Cannabis 2.0: the legalization of edibles/topicals/extracts on Oct 17, 2019

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Lunch/Dîner Conférence JPMA / YPMA (Fri. 24 Jan, 2020 7:00 am - 9:00 am)

Venez participer à notre dîner-causerie organisé par les Jeunes Professionnels en M&A le vendredi 24 janvier 2020 chez BDO !

Ne manquez pas cette opportunité unique de réseauter avec vos pairs et de vous enrichir auprès de nos conférenciers. 

Perspectives sur le capital d’investissement – Private Equity & Venture Capital

Conférenciers : 

  • Emanuel Ross, BDO (modérateur)
  • Antoine Casimir, Novacap
  • Mia Morisset, Inovia Capital

 

Programme:

  • 12h00 - 12h45 – Inscription & Réseautage
  • 12h45 - 12h50 – Allocution d'ouverture
  • 12h50 - 13h00 – Présentation des conférenciers
  • 13h00 - 13h35 – Conférence
  • 13h35 - 13h45 – Questions & Réponses
  • 13h45 - 14h00 – Mot de fin & réseautage

Les places sont limitées.

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Où : BDO, 1000 Rue de la Gauchetière O bureau 200, Montréal, QC H3B 4W5

Quand : vendredi 24 janvier 2020 de 12h à 14h

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Join us for the YPMA Lunch-Conference organized by the Young Professionals in M&A, on Friday, January 24, 2020 at BDO!

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to network with Montreal's finest young professionals working within the M&A community.

Speakers: 

  • Emanuel Ross, BDO (modérateur)
  • Antoine Casimir, Novacap
  • Mia Morisset, Inovia Capital

 

Program:

  • 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm – Networking & Registrations
  • 12:45 pm - 12:50 pm – Opening Remarks
  • 12:50 pm - 1:00 pm – Presentation of panels
  • 1:00 pm -  1:35 pm – Panel discussion
  • 1:35 pm - 1:45 pm  – Q&A
  • 1:45 pm - 2:00 pm – Closing Remarks & Networking 

Space is limited.

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Where : BDO, 1000 de la Gauchetière W., Suite 200, Montreal, QC H3B 4W5

When : Friday, January 24, 2020 from 12 PM to 2 PM

Monday, January 27, 2020

Ottawa Meeting (Mon. 27 Jan, 2020 6:30 am - 8:30 am)

M&A Club Ottawa January Meeting

Monday, January 27th, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Sponsor: Gowling WLG

Topic: Benefits of Growth Through M&A

Speakers: 

  • Bruce Linton, Executive Chairman, Vireo Health Int’l, Inc.

  • Tim Saunders, Former EVP & CFO of Canopy Growth Corporation

Bruce Linton has a passion for entrepreneurship and making a positive difference in the world. He brings a
wealth of experience in building strong technology driven companies, developing world class teams and
positioning his companies to deliver exceptional customer value and service.
Bruce joins Vireo Health Int’l, Inc. (CNSX: VREO; OTCQX; VREOF), as Executive Chairman and will serve and be actively involved on the company’s board of directors. Vireo a leading physician-led, science-focused, multi-state cannabis company. Bruce is Executive Chairman with GAGE Cannabis Co., GAGE is innovating and curating the highest quality cannabis experiences possible for patients in the state of Michigan and bringing internationally renowned brands to market. Special Advisor with Better Choice Company – (BTTR), BTTR is an animal health and wellness cannabinoid company that acquired TruPet LLC, an online seller of ultra-premium, all-natural pet food, treats and supplements, with a special focus on freeze dried and dehydrated raw products. And Director with MindMed – MindMed is assembling a drug development pipeline of psychedelic inspired medicines planning or undertaking FDA trials.

Bruce is also an Activist Investor with SLANG Worldwide Inc. (CNSX:SLNG) is a leading global cannabis consumer packaged goods company with a robust portfolio of renowned brands distributed across 2,600 stores in 12 U.S. states. And with OG DNA Genetics Inc. (“DNA”) – DNA has built and curated a seasoned genetic library and developed proven standard operating procedures for genetic selection, breeding, and cultivation.

He is the Founder and Former Chairman and CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC/WEED), Co-Chairman and past CEO of Martello Technologies. He is Co-founder of Ruckify & Better Software.

Tim Saunders, FCPA, FCA – Retired CFO
Tim is a finance executive with approximately 35 years of international experience in public companies and private equity-backed start-ups. More recently, Tim was the EVP & CFO of Canopy Growth Corporation from its early days to May 2019 when he decided to retire. Over Tim’s career, he has managed multiple financings that have raised over $8 billion and directed almost 40 M&A transactions, and led historic listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), including rankings on the S&P/TSX 60 Index and the number one position on the TSX30. Prior to joining Canopy Growth, Tim held executive finance positions at Mitel, Zarlink Semiconductor, Vodafone (UK/Czech Republic), Oskar Mobil (Czech Republic) and Plasco Energy Group.

Tim is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants Institute of Canada (FCPA, FCA) and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Tim also serves on the Ottawa Hospital Foundation and Elmwood School board of directors and finance committees.

Tim earned his CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a proud graduate of Bishop’s University (Quebec) where he obtained his BBA. Tim also earned an executive certificate from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and is currently enrolled in the Rotman School of Management’s (University of Toronto) Directors Education Program leading to an ICD.D.

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Please note that the two first meetings (January and February) will be free of charge.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Rive-Sud Meeting (Tue. 28 Jan, 2020 2:30 am - 4:00 am)

Réunion de janvier / January Meeting

Mardi 28 janvier 2020 de 7h30 à 9h00
Tuesday, January 28, 2020, from 7:30 am to 9:00 am 

Commanditaire / Sponsor : Finmetrix

Présentateur / Speaker : Mathieu Noel, Finmetrix

Sujet / Subject : Risques de devise et taux d’intérêt

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York Region Meeting (Tue. 28 Jan, 2020 6:30 am - 8:30 am)

M&A Club York Region Januray Meeting

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Sponsor: SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd.

Speaker: Glenn Reynolds - SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd.

Topic: Environmental Due Diligence

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Toronto Meeting (Wed. 29 Jan, 2020 6:30 am - 8:30 am)

M&A Club Toronto January Meeting

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

Sponsor: CPA Solutions LLP

Speakers: 

  • Alex Ghani, CPA CA, CGA, CPA (Texas) – Partner CPA Solutions LLP

  • Boris Volfovsky, CPA CA – Partner CPA Solutions LLP

Topic: M&A Tax Trends – What you need to know for 2020 deals

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Mississauga meeting (Thu. 30 Jan, 2020 3:00 am - 5:00 am)

M&A Club Mississauga January Meeting

Thursday, January 30th, 2020 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am 

Speakers:

  • Richard Pope, Vice President, Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital Ltd.

  • Scott Morrison, Business Development, Banyan Capital Partners

Topic: Long-Term Private Equity and Life After the Deal

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Kitchener/Waterloo Meeting (Thu. 30 Jan, 2020 7:00 am - 9:00 am)

Networking, Lunch, Presentation by our Lunch Sponsor and then our Round Table Discussion where everyone has the opportunity to present their deals: Buy/Sell/Financing or service offering directly related to M&A and Financing.

M&A Club Kitchener/Waterloo January Meeting

Thursday, January 30th, 2020, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm 

Sponsor: EDC

Speaker: Jim Babirad, District Manager, EDC

Topic: “Solutions for International Acquisitions and Investments”

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 Please note that the two first meetings (January and February) will be free of charge.

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