Ambition ME

Ambition ME

Providing Québec mid-market companies with the means to achieve their ambitions

Ambition ME is a suite of financing solutions and support services for Québec mid-market companies. These offerings were designed to support high growth-potential companies requiring between $5 million and $75 million financing in order to take them to their next stage of growth.

“CDPQ has been investing in Québec mid-market companies for decades, allowing us to witness changing needs and emerging trends first hand. Today’s entrepreneurs have international ambitions and embrace skills development, technology integration and ESG; they approach business practices differently. CDPQ tailors its offerings so that these companies can achieve their ambitions.” 

Geneviève Bouthillier
Managing Director, Private Mid-Market Companies
CDPQ Placements privés Québec Inc.

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Learn what Ambition ME has to offer

Listen to Geneviève Bouthillier's episode in the third season of the Les Exportants podcast, produced in partnership with Carrefour Québec international.

(Episode only available in French)

Ambition ME offers: 

  • Support customized to your growth, succession and/or innovation needs with an investment of $5 million to $75 million and by developing a value-creation plan. 
  • The support of a team of operating partners and specialists with diverse and complementary expertise. 
  • Access to our international network to accelerate the deployment of your strategic expansion plan. 

Ambition ME is for Québec mid‑caps that: 

  • Have strong potential to perform and grow organically or through acquisition.  
  • Possess lasting competitive advantages and a proven business model in a promising subsector of activity. 
  • Innovate by integrating technology and ESG factors into their business practices. 
  • Have a management team that is competent, ambitious and open to collaboration.

Our portfolio includes a large number of mid-market companies that grew to become large corporations with initial support from our team.

This is a source of pride for us and shows our ability to create value as well as all the potential of Québec businesses.

“By focussing even more on companies with innovative business models and leveraging our strengths to support businesses, we are confident to be able to play a key role in the development of Québec mid-market companies.”

Kim Thomassin
Executive Vice-President and Head of Québec

#Learn about the entrepreneurs propelled by Ambition ME

Louis Tremblay, President and Chief Executive Officer, FLO


Deploying a network of over 70,000 charging stations for electric vehicles in North America.

More about its ambitions

(article only available in French)

Chiko Nanji, President and Chief Executive Officer, Metro Suply Chain

Metro Supply Chain

Meeting supply chain challenges by managing 14 million square feet of warehouse space worldwide.

More about its ambitions

(article only available in French)

Harold Savard, CEO, and Mélanie Mercier, General Manager, Novatech Group

Novatech Group

Climbing to the top of the door and window industry by quadrupling its sales in 10 years.

More about its ambitions

(article only available in French)

Louis Robitaille, Vice-President, General Manager, Plastrec


Innovating to transform 2.5 billion plastic containers each year. 

More about its ambitions

(article only available in French)

Claude Marchand, President and Chief Executive Officer, LCI Education

LCI Education

Refining its expansion strategy to create a network of 23 campuses on all continents.   

More about its ambitions

(article only available in French)

Mélanie Dunn, Chief Executive Officer, Cossette


Exporting local creativity to over 12 countries by leveraging the expertise of its people.

More about its ambitions

(article only available in French)

Alain Brunelle, President and General Manager, Demers Ambulances

Demers Ambulances

Designing an electric ambulance to accelerate growth in North America and beyond.

More about its ambitions

(article only available in French)

For more information, contact us at [email protected]