Canadian clean technology venture capital firm Cycle Capital Management has promoted Pascal Drouin to the position of junior partner. Drouin joined Cycle as a principal in 2013. He previously served as a risk modeling leader at GE Capital and as a financial analyst at Multiple Capital. Based in Montréal, Cycle oversees $350 million in assets. Last month, it partnered in the first close of the Qingdao Chengtou Haisi Cycle Equity Investment Fund, which invests in growth-stage industrial technology companies in China, Canada and elsewhere in North America.
Cycle Capital Management announces the appointment of Pascal Drouin as Junior Partner
Montréal, January 11, 2018 – André-Lise Méthot, Founder and Managing Partner of Cycle Capital Management, Canada’s most active cleantech venture capital investment platform, is pleased to announce the appointment of the current Principal, Pascal Drouin, as junior partner.
“The skills and experience gained by Pascal over the years allowed him to build a strong expertise in portfolio management, risk management as well as financial analysis and modeling. Thanks to his commitment in seeing companies in our portfolio succeed and his team spirit, Pascal is a valuable asset for Claude Vachet and I and a great addition to the partner’s team,” says André-Lise Méthot.
“To join Cycle Capital’s seasoned team of partners is a great recognition and I am eager to keep on working with the entrepreneurs in order to create value for their companies and be able to contribute in an even more active way to the development of our international investment platform,” adds Pascal Drouin, Junior Partner at Cycle Capital.
Pascal Drouin originally joined the Cycle Capital team in 2013 as the Principal, position he held up to today. He has over ten years of experience in various roles, including portfolio and risk management.
Before joining Cycle Capital, Pascal Drouin was a financial analyst for Multiple Capital, role for which he was involved in multiple investment cases covering different sectors, including hightech, information technology and biotech. He then shifted to the corporate credit field by joining GE Capital, where he was responsible for the development and the implementation of credit score models for their Canadian portfolio. Pascal graduated from HEC Montreal with a Bachelor in business administration and a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in management.
About Cycle Capital Management
Cycle Capital Management (CCM) is an impact investor and the most active cleantech venture capital firm in Canada with more than $350M AUM (assets under management). With offices in Montreal, Toronto and Qingdao, in continental China, and a presence in New York and Seattle, CCM invests in companies at the development and growth stages that commercializes clean technologies striving to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, optimizing resource use and improving process efficiency throughout North America.
CCM regroups seasoned investment professionals, strategic advisors and industrial partners with in-depth knowledge of the sector. The firm has a special relationship with its strategic partners, notably Brookfield Renewable Energy, Rio Tinto, Cascades, Group M3, Lonza, Gaz Métro, Systemex Énergies, Aluminerie Alouette and Hydro-Québec. For more information on Cycle Capital Management, visit: cyclecapital.com.
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