The Westin Nova Scotian
The Westin Nova Scotian, 1181 Hollis St, Halifax, NS B3H 2P6, Canada

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Event Date Thu Apr 2 EDT - Fri Apr 3 EDT (almost 2 years ago)
Location The Westin Nova Scotian
1181 Hollis St, Halifax, NS B3H 2P6, Canada
Region Americas

The Business Transitions Forum is the pre-eminent conference for entrepreneurs looking to transition. Since 2015, we have helped 1000’s successfully plan for their M&A (mergers and acquisitions) strategies and tactics. The knowledge and tools gained from this event will help mitigate risks in your business, while increasing the net gain of an eventual transition.


2020 Speakers

Paul LeBlanc
Founder + CEO, 7th Wave Capital

Mark Brodkin
Managing Director & Head, Roynat Equity Partners, Roynat Capital

Alan Chettiar
Partner, Investment Banking, FirePower Capital

Christine Bell
CEO, Full Throttle Powersports

Robert Blunden
Principal Consultant, Blunden and Associates

Ilan Jacobson
Founding Partner & CEO, FirePower Capital

Pierre Cléroux
Vice President Research & Chief Economist, BDC

Peter Conrod
Business Advisor, McInnes Cooper

Sarah Campbell
Partner, McInnes Cooper

Jim Cruickshank
Partner, Stewart McKelvey

Wade K. Dawe
Chairman and CEO, Numus Financial Inc.

Dave Doucette
Regional Director, Atlantic, Roynat Capital

Kevin Fraser
Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Bruce Hogan
Board Member (Former CEO), Leading Edge Geomatics

Chace Hynes
Director, Corporate Finance Atlantic Region, MNP

John Flewelling
President & CEO, CBCL Ltd

Malcolm Fraser
President & CEO, Innovacorp

Louis-Pierre Francoeur
Principal, Transactions, Grant Thornton LLP

Dan Jennings
Partner, BDO Canada

Suzanne Loomer
Partner, Deal Advisory, KPMG Canada

Mickey MacDonald
CEO, Micco

Jeff Mackenzie
Principal, Confederation M&A

Chris MacIntyre
Partner, McInnes Cooper

Keith MacIntyre
Partner, Grant Thorton LLP

Craig Maloney
Partner, Corporate Finance, MNP

Gina McFetridge
President, Archway Insurance

Dallas Mercer
CEO, Dallas Mercer Consulting

Corey Miller
President, Parts for Trucks

Don Mills
Chair & Senior Counsel, Corporate Research Associates Inc.

Marie Mullally
President & CEO, CUA

Jillian Murray
Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

David Hastie
Managing Director, First West Capital

Darren Nantes
Chairman, Guilfords Group of Companies

Rob Normandeau
President, SeaFort Capital

Christine Pound
Partner, Stewart McKelvey

John Risley
to Chairman & CEO, CFFI Ventures Inc.

George Rossolatos
CEO, Canadian Business Growth Fund (CBGF)

Paul Ryan
Director, Growth and Transition Capital, BDC

Jon Stanfield
Chairman, President & CEO, Stanfield's

Dr. Lesley Steele
CEO & Founder, Virtual Veterinary Solutions/Newfoundland Veterinary Hospitals

Matthew Towns
Vice President, SeaFort Capital

Louie Velocci
National Lead Partner for CIO Advisory Services, KPMG

Anne Whelan
President & CEO, Seafair Capital

Peter Zed
Partner, Cox & Palmer

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors



• SeaFort Capital

• Roynat Scotiabank
• Firepower Capital
• Grant Thornton
• Firstwest Capital

• 7th Wave Capital
• Mcinnes Cooper
• Cox & Palmer
• Stewart McKelvey
• Firepower
• Grant Thornton
• Confideration M&A