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Bruno-Étienne Duguay - Novacap

Bruno-Étienne Duguay

Chief Legal Officer

Bruno-Étienne Duguay has over 20 years of experience as a lawyer in the business community. He studied Law at the University of Ottawa. 

Mr. Duguay was a commercial litigator at Stikeman Elliott for ten years and gained seven years of experience in commercial transactions at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Bruno Duguay played a forefront role in the successful privatizations of public companies, in national and international acquisitions and in the recent divestitures of many of Novacap's portfolio companies. Bruno Duguay joined Novacap in 2008.

Bruno Duguay was a finalist at the 2007 Canadian General Counsel Awards (Litigation Management category) and a finalist in the General Counsel of the Year-Mid Market category at the 2010 Quebec General Counsel Awards. He is the 2012 Canadian General Counsel Award (Mid-market Excellence) winner. He was also awarded the Quebec General Counsel of the Year Award in 2016. Finally, in 2017, Mr. Duguay was awarded the Order of Merit of the Civil Law Section, Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa.

Mr. Duguay is a member of the Board of Directors of the Opéra de Montréal.