Yanick Dionne

"I have three guiding principles: know how to surround yourself with the right people, be open to sharing and don't be afraid of the future"

Capitale-Nationale Chaudière-Appalaches

Yanick Dionne supports businesses in the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions by coming up with financial strategies tailored to their needs in the form of unsecured loans and equity. His active involvement as a business partner has helped solidify Desjardins Capital’s reputation within Quebec’s business community.

What Yanick Dionne can do for you

Yanick’s background includes solid experience in financing gained during his 23 years at the Business Development Bank of Canada. He is known and respected for his skilled handling of real estate financing, transfers of ownership, shareholder buyouts, and business growth and acquisitions. Yanick has been instrumental in the growth of many Quebec businesses with international operations.


Yanick has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus on finance from Université Laval.

What would an entrepreneur say about you?

They say I never give up and that I do everything in my power to reach my objectives.

What great business story inspires you?

I’ve met all kinds of entrepreneurs over the past 23 years. In the early 2000s, I watched two shareholders split up who had started out as friends. I witnessed the tremendous courage one of them showed in saving his business and 200 employees. He was engaged in a legal battle for almost two years before he could see the light at the end of the tunnel. He could have given up, but he held on and fought for the future of his business and for the 200 local families who rely on him. He earned all my admiration and respect. Entrepreneurs have to fight for their businesses every day and learn to face factors that are outside their control.

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