M&A Club Proudly Announces more than $300 Million in Closed Transactions and Opens Toronto Chapter

Unique Not-for-Profit Corporation Serves Mergers and Acquisitions Professionals across Quebec and Ontario

MONTREAL, Sept. 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - M&A Club, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the Canadian mergers and acquisitions (M&A) community, today announced that it has directly facilitated more than $300 million in closed transactions. Additionally, M&A Club has now opened a chapter in Toronto.

M&A Club comprises 12 chapters, representing approximately 500 members. The Club's mission is to assist M&A professionals and their intermediaries in mid-market transactions and financings. M&A Club holds regular meetings at its chapters, where members are free to discuss deals in strict confidence. The Club also hosts two all-day M&A Forums in Montreal and Quebec City. Members include professionals in corporate finance, M&A, valuation, private equity, venture capital, banking, R&D tax credits, accounting and law. Most members propose buy/sell financings of mid-size enterprises, valued between $2 million and $30 million.

"Having polled our members, we are proud to announce that we have directly facilitated more than $300 million in transactions," says Brahm Elkin, Founder and President, M&A Club. "Since starting in Montreal in 2009, we have grown extensively across Quebec. Now, we have two chapters in Ontario. Our mission is simple – we provide tailor-made opportunities for M&A professionals to discuss their deals. We believe that this type of highly-qualified networking is very effective but has not been widely available – until now. Having played a pivotal role in deals worth $300 million leads us to believe that we are on the right track. We look forward to expanding our presence in Ontario and moving further west to create a truly national organization."

"M&A Club has provided the networking platform for our group to close transactions of over $40 million," continues Jacques Foisy, President and Managing Partner, Novacap Industries. "From our perspective, it is an excellent organization that provides deal-making opportunities. The benefits of our membership have been truly remarkable. We look forward to expanding our role within the Montreal chapter of M&A Club and are very pleased to see the organization's expansion into Ontario."

About M&A Club

Founded in 2009, M&A Club is a not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Montreal. M&A Club's 500 members represent professionals in corporate finance, M&A, valuation, private equity, venture capital, banking, R&D tax credits, accounting and law. Presently, the Club comprises 12 chapters: Montreal (Centre), Quebec City, Montreal (East), Laval, Montreal (West), South Shore, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivières, Gatineau, St-Georges de Beauce, Ottawa and Toronto. The M&A Club's mission is to assist M&A professionals and their intermediaries in mid-market transactions and financings by providing unique networking opportunities.

The ninth edition of the all-day M&A Forum will be held on November 24, 2015 at Montreal's Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The event will include 50 exhibitors and more than 400 attendees. Eric Boyko, CEO and Founder of Stingray Digital, will give the keynote address.

For more information, please visit www.maclub.ca.

 

SOURCE M&A Club

For further information: Mark Lowe, PRagmatic Communications for M&A Club, mark.lowe@pragcom.com, (514) 499-9632, (514) 576-2519

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