May 16, 2017
Nine new team members joined the team in 2016.
Étienne-Antoine Veilleux, founder of Distech Controls, joined Novacap’s TMT group as a Senior Partner in September 2016. Étienne led Distech Controls, a building energy management solutions provider, for more than two decades. Founded in 1995, the Brossard, Quebec, company showed remarkable growth, often appearing on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, and won numerous awards.
In Toronto, the Novacap Industries team recruited Jamie Cartwright as a Vice President in October. Prior to joining Novacap, Jamie worked at The Stronach Group as Executive Vice President of Corporate Operations. Before that, he held senior positions in the corporate advisory and restructuring practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The Novacap TMT team recruited David Brassard as a Vice President in October. Prior to joining Novacap, David was a Senior Associate at Persistence Capital Partners (“PCP”), a private equity fund focused on the healthcare industry. Prior to PCP, David worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he spent five years with the Mergers & Acquisitions and Audit teams.
The Corporate team recruited Marc-Antoine Lachance as Vice President, Investments, in January. Prior to joining Novacap, Marc-Antoine worked at WSP and RONA, where he participated in numerous acquisition and integration transactions, financing, due diligence, and treasury management.
The Corporate team recruited Lydia Veilleux as Senior Advisor, Communications and Marketing in August. Prior to joining Novacap, Lydia worked at Cossette Communications and Innergex Renewable Energy.
The Corporate team recruited Lucie Goyette as Junior Legal Counsel in June. Prior to joining Novacap, Lucie worked as a lawyer in a private law firm specializing in business law.
Laura Johnson-Legault joined Novacap TMT as an Analyst in May. Prior to joining Novacap, Laura worked as an account manager at GE Capital.
The Novacap TMT team recruited Jason Dacosta as an Analyst in September. Prior to joining Novacap, Jason worked as an analyst at Mango Fund.
The Novacap Industries team recruited Zachary Zheng as an Analyst in September. Prior to joining Novacap, Zachary worked as an investment banking summer analyst at CIBC World Markets in Hong Kong.
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