Marie-Agnès Chavane
Investment Manager
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Marie-Agnès Chavane

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go"

– T. S. Elliot

Abitibi-Témiscamingue Bas-Saint-Laurent Capitale-Nationale Centre-du-Québec Chaudière-Appalaches Côte-Nord Estrie Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine Lanaudière Laurentides Laval Mauricie Montérégie Montréal Nord-du-Québec Outaouais Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean

Before joining Desjardins in 1999, Marie-Agnès Chavane worked in sales and marketing in the biotech sector and pharmaceutical industry in France and Canada. With Desjardins she worked first as an analyst and then as an investment manager in various markets, including technology, life sciences and the service sector.

What Marie-Agnès Chavane can do for you

Marie-Agnès delivers financing solutions in the form of unsecured loans and equity to help businesses meet their acquisition and transfer goals and to support the growth of businesses in Greater Montreal.


Marie-Agnès participates in business financing through unsecured loans or shareholdings for technology and innovation companies, particularly those in the medical technology field. Her support allows them to make informed decisions with regard to their growth plans.

What would an entrepreneur say about you?

I like to work with entrepreneurs who are committed and enthusiastic and have innovative ideas, and help them grow their business.

What great business story inspires you?

I am inspired by family businesses that find ways to reinvent themselves so they can pass the torch from generation to generation. Ones that recognize the value of the next generation’s new ideas so the family business can continue to grow and achieve success over the long term.

Areas of expertise

Venture Capital