Before joining Desjardins Capital as Senior Investment Manager, Jean-Marc held different positions at Fonds de solidarité F.T.Q. He also served as general manager of Québec-Alberta Construction, s.e.c. of which Fonds de solidarité F.T.Q. was a limited partner.
What Jean-Marc Wassef can do for you
Jean-Marc advises entrepreneurs seeking to complete business sale, transfer, acquisition or growth projects. His expertise in business financing helped him contribute to the succes of several large-scale transactions in the manufacturing, construction, financial services and business services industries. Jean-Marc is also member of several boards of directors as an institutional investor or independent director.
Jean-Marc holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, major in finance and accounting, from H.E.C. Montréal, as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
What would an entrepreneur say about you?
He would mention my commitment. I never do anything halfway, I always give 100% of myself once I commit to a project.
What great business story inspires you?
The Cirque du Soleil, because they have reinvented traditional circus successfully and, thanks to the creative genius of home-grown Quebec talent, they have become a world renowned brand.