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Company Overview of Business Development Bank of Canada

Company Overview

Business Development Bank of Canada provides financing, advisory, venture capital, growth and business transition capital, and securitization services to small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada. It offers financing solutions, including working capital to entrepreneurs, as well as money to purchase commercial real estate, buy new or used equipment, and other business needs. The company also provides a range of non-financial advisory services to entrepreneurs. In addition, it offers venture capital services focusing on IT, healthcare, industrial, clean, and energy technology sectors; customized financing solutions, such as mezzanine, cash flow, and quasi-equity financing solutions on flex...

5, Place Ville Marie

Suite 400

Montreal, QC H3B 5E7


Founded in 1944

2,200 Employees





Key Executives for Business Development Bank of Canada

President, CEO & Executive Director
Executive VP & CFO
Senior VP and Chief Information & Innovation Officer
Executive Vice President of Bdc Advisory Services
Chief Economist and Vice President of Research
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Business Development Bank of Canada Key Developments

Government of Canada Announces Appointments to Business Development Bank of Canada's Board

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced the appointments and reappointments of eight experienced leaders to the Board of Directors of the Business Development Bank of Canada. The members of the BDC Board of Directors are: Vijay Kanwar, President and Chief Financial Officer, KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres Inc.; Founder, President and Director, Lambardar Inc.; and Founder, EHLinq Inc. (newly appointed). Brian O'Neil, Managing Partner, A Faire Aujourd'hui Inc. (newly appointed). Tracey Scarlett, Dean, JR Shaw School of Business, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (newly appointed).

Business Development Bank of Canada and Nova Scotia Business Inc Are Partnering to Enhance Exporting Supports for Nova Scotia's Small and Medium Size Enterprises

The Business Development Bank of Canada and Nova Scotia Business Inc. are partnering to enhance exporting supports for Nova Scotia's small and medium size enterprises. They are responsible for 93% of all private sector employment in the province. BDC and NSBI have entered into a Letter of Intent that formalizes their increased collaboration, effective April 2017. Both organizations have identified increasing their collaboration to build Nova Scotia's global competitiveness through targeted support for the industry clusters identified in the federal and pan-Atlantic Atlantic Growth Strategy.

BDC Presents at Cantech Investment Conference 2017, Jan-18-2017 04:15 PM

BDC Presents at Cantech Investment Conference 2017, Jan-18-2017 04:15 PM. Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 2W6, Canada. Speakers: Peter Misek, Partner, IT Venture Fund.

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