To value and nurture the best of Québec entrepreneurship

Management Buyout : $1,000,000

THE INVESTMENT :

Capital Croissance PME partners with Groupe Planète Mobile President Jacques Francisque and CFO Derek Whitehouse in a management buyout. With support from Capital croissance PME, Groupe Planète Mobile plans to continue growing and consolidating its position in the Québec market.

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THE COMPANY:

Founded in 1996, Groupe Planète Mobile is Canada’s largest independent network of authorized Rogers and Fido dealers. It currently operates 10 Rogers stores and 15 Fido stores, with 165,000 users in Québec. The company is home to some 110 employees, servicing the corporate accounts of some of Québec’s biggest businesses. www.planetem.com

 

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CAPITAL CROISSANCE PME II :

Capital croissance PME, the combined strength of Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, is an investment fund with the primary mission of providing patient capital to Québec SMEs to carry out a variety of expansion projects. It strives in particular to keep SME ownership in Québec as entrepreneurs start thinking about taking their retirement. Managed by Desjardins Business Capital régional et coopératif, CCPME is designed to meet the financing needs of Québec companies, primarily in the form of subordinated loans of less than $5 million. www.capitalcroissancepme.com

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT TEAM :

Éric Krause
Investment Manager
514 281-7808
eric.krause@dcrdesjardins.com
André Perron
Vice-President, Equity
514 281-7191
andre.perron@dcrdesjardins.com
Sylvain Dupuis
Managing Vice-President, Investments
514 281-8612
sylvain.dupuis@dcrdesjardins.com