André possesses 32 years of hands-on practical experience working with medium sized business and their management teams, accompanying them throughout all facets of their corporate development.
André spent two years in a corporate operational role as Senior Vice-President and co-head of GardaWorld’s cash services business in Canada. Prior to that, André spent 13 years as an active hands-on private equity investor with Borealis Private Equity (affiliated with OMERS), Kilmer Capital Partners and Roynat Equity Partners. André was also Managing Partner of KPMG’s financial advisory services practice in Montréal (managing the corporate finance, valuations, due diligence and corporate restructuring teams) for close to 12 years. André’s early career was spent with RBC in commercial lending and with CCFL in private equity and subordinated debt.
Over the span of his career André had been involved in over 200 transactions and has assisted numerous management teams whether as a direct participant or an advisor to help them achieve their growth potential. André has been a member of the board of directors of several private and publicly traded companies.