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.

5-Bullet Friday: Venture Capital Investing & Corporate Governance

Summer is (almost) over. Hope you enjoyed it. Here are some interesting articles catching my attention. How Yale invested in VC to generate 93% IRR over the past 20 years. Public markets are broken. Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance – Warren Buffet and … Continue reading

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Ça bouge à Montréal! Finalement un plan ambitieux à la hauteur des attentes.

Le Réseau électrique métropolitain proposé par CDPQ Infra soulève dans son ensemble beaucoup d’enthousiasme. Je ne me souviens pas la dernière fois d’avoir été aussi fébrile suite à l’annonce d’un projet d’infrastructure.

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Belle initiative pour faire place à la relève, qui n’a rien de fantôme!

Sebastien Bazin, PDG du groupe hôtelier AccorHotels, met en place un comité exécutif fantôme composé de 12 jeunes cadres de l’entreprise à qui toutes les décisions du comité exécutif quinquagénaire seront soumises.

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Quand le Québec sert de tremplin vers le rêve américain.

Pour plusieurs entreprises françaises, le Québec sert de porte d’entrée vers le lucratif marché des États-Unis. Le Québec est la porte d’entrée idéale pour attaquer le marché nord-américain en raison d’affinités linguistiques et culturelles.

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Changing Times. Bringing Out our Animal Spirit. Fighting. Rolling up our Sleeves. Creating Value.

5-Bullet Friday: Here are some observations on events / news catching my attention. Fight Club. Still relevant 20 years later. Silicon Valley is broken and heading for social unrest. The digital transformation of industries. Chasing “cockroaches”. How private equity generates exceptional … Continue reading

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Israel Beyond the Headlines

I recently had the opportunity to visit Israel for a business trip. I discovered a modern, vibrant country and met some of the most innovative and welcoming people. While instability in the Middle East gets the bulk of the media’s … Continue reading

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Israël au-delà des manchettes

J’ai récemment eu l’occasion de visiter Israël lors d’un voyage d’affaires. J’ai découvert  un pays moderne et dynamique et j’ai rencontré un peuple des plus innovants et accueillants. Si l’instabilité au Moyen-Orient retient l’essentiel de l’attention des médias en Amérique … Continue reading

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Why I Participate in Casino Against Cancer 2013

As a member of the Young Ambassadors Circle of the Montreal Cancer Institute, I am organizing for the second year in a row the fundraiser Casino Against Cancer. We had a great turnout for our first edition and received very … Continue reading

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Pourquoi je participe au Casino contre le cancer 2013

En tant que membre du Cercle des Jeunes Ambassadeurs de l’Institut du cancer de Montréal, j’organise pour la seconde année consécutive la soirée-bénéfice Casino contre le cancer. Nous avons eu un très grand taux participation lors de notre première édition … Continue reading

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2013 C2-MTL Emerging Entrepreneurs Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 25 winners of the 2013 C2-MTL Emerging Entrepreneurs Contest. The conference will be an amazing networking and learning opportunity for these companies. The number and quality of the applicants were impressive (again) this year, which did not make … Continue reading

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