Author Archives: Ludovic Dumas

About Ludovic Dumas

Ludovic transforms innovative companies into world-class organizations. He is an investment professional at an investment firm representing the interests of one of the most successful families in Canadian business. Before joining the private equity world, Ludovic was an investment banker at CIBC and with ING Group’s investment banking team in Frankfurt, Germany. Mr. Dumas was also a management consultant with Deloitte where he worked on corporate strategy, restructuring, market analysis, due diligence, and economic development mandates. Specialties Mergers & acquisitions, capital raise, corporate strategy, entrepreneurship.

Riding the Next Waves in Food & Beverage: 7 Defining Trends for the Industry

I have been targeting with my colleagues the healthier segments of the food and beverage industry that are aligned with positive demand trends and that will impact the industry medium to long term. As part of our industry analysis, we … Continue reading

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Naviguer une mer de changements dans l’alimentaire : 7 tendances qui vont redéfinir l’industrie

Je cible avec mes collègues les segments les plus sains de l’industrie des aliments et des boissons qui sont alignés sur les tendances positives de la demande et qui auront une incidence sur l’industrie à moyen et à long terme. … Continue reading

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Building a Next Generation Tech-Savvy and Data Empowered Private Investment Firm

“Knowledge is power” – Sir Francis Bacon. #DataDrivenInvesting #PE #VC #PrivateEquity #FamilyOffice #Investing #Fintech I explained in my last post “The Next Edge in Private Equity” why I believe that tech-savvy, data-driven investors can gain an advantage. I have been working … Continue reading

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The Next Edge in Private Equity

The private equity industry has experienced substantial growth over the last 30 years. There are currently over 3,500 firms globally with over $1 Trillion in dry powder (nearly 2x the amount in 2012). We have witnessed the industry maturing and … Continue reading

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Fierce Global Food Fight Over What’s on Your Plate

Capital is flowing to thousands of innovative upstarts and mid-market companies who are driving the growth of the food industry and taking an ever increasing bite out the dominant market share of Big Food’s legacy brands.

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Hire a Student Entrepreneur This Summer

It is summer and you’re probably thinking how to best enjoy this amazing time of the year (super short for us in Canada) with your friends and family. Do yourself a favor and simultaneously make a small move that will … Continue reading

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How to Land a Job in Private Equity

Private equity (PE) is one of the most coveted corners of finance. Hence, entering the industry is very challenging. Whether you’re a student trying to jump start your career or a recent graduate seeking to transition in this exciting field, … Continue reading

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