Profile - André Dessureault

André Dessureault

Vice-President, Specialized Services, Investments

André Dessureault is Vice-president, Specialized Services, Investments, Desjardins Business Capital régional et coopératif. In that capacity, he supervises services linked to managed funds investments, including Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins. More specifically, he is responsible for modelling and financial due diligence, pre-transaction valuation, taxation, market research and analysis, the legal framework of investment and divestment transactions and financial oversight of partner companies.

He joined the Desjardins team in 2002, holding the position of Director, Legal Affairs, Investments.

Mr. Dessureault has over 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions and in financing for Quebec companies. Prior to focusing his career on venture capital funds, he worked for private law firms. He has built a solid reputation in investment capital circles, participating in a host of transactions of all sizes over recent years, together with a variety of turnarounds, reorganizations and asset disposals. He also contributes to the development and functioning of the capital investment industry in Québec as Chair of the Board of Réseau Capital since 2014, where he previously served as Vice-Chair and director.

Graduating in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in law from Université Laval in Québec City and admitted to the Barreau du Québec in 1987, Mr. Dessureault is a member of many associations, including Réseau Capital and the Barreau du Québec.