Partner and Head of Sagard Private Equity Canada
Marie-Claude Boisvert has served as Partner, Head of Private Equity Canada at Sagard since joining in 2021 to launch the strategy. Marie-Claude oversees fundraising, originating, investing, and portfolio companies management across all sectors. She is a member of the Sagard Private Equity Canada investment committee and is based in Montreal.
Prior to Sagard, Marie-Claude was Partner at Clearspring Capital Partners and Managing Partner at Kilmer Capital Partners where she was involved in all aspects of the funds’ operations and was responsible for investment activities in Quebec. Marie-Claude previously held the positions of CFO and interim COO in two private-equity owned portfolio companies. In addition, her experience includes investment banking in London with Goldman Sachs, as well as corporate finance with KPMG in Montreal.
She held board of directors positions with Atelka Entreprise, Altasciences, Coalision, Demers Braun Ambulances, Regal Confections and currently Chairs the board of Voyages Traditours and an observer to Telecon. Marie-Claude is a Governor of Réseau Capital and board member of ACG Québec. She also sits on the Board of Directors of Fondation Lise Watier and is a co-founder of Elle-Invest.
Marie-Claude holds a B.Comm. from HEC Montreal and an MBA from INSEAD. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).