M&A Awards Gala Ontario
November 2, 2023
5:30 - 9:00 PM
King Edward Hotel, Toronto
Celebrate the winning transactions closed in 2022 at the 2nd edition of the M&A Awards Gala with the most successful Ontario dealmakers and advisory firms.
For more detailed information please consult our Gala Presentation.
2023 Ontario M&A Awards Gala Winners
M&A Awards Gala Guest of Honor
Présidente et cheffe de la directionOfficer
Recognized as a mobilizing leader with a keen sense of strategy, Isabelle Hudon has systematically brought an ambitious and resolutely action-oriented vision to all of the organizations she has led. She was appointed President and CEO of BDC in August 2021, after serving as Ambassador of Canada to France and Monaco for four years and holding the positions of President and CEO (Quebec) and Senior Vice President (Canada) of Sun Life Financial.
Since joining BDC, Isabelle has dedicated herself to putting the ‘D’ in BDC at the forefront of the activities and priorities of her 2,900 colleagues. Driven by a strong desire to increase the organization’s contribution to the country’s development through its entrepreneurs, she is accelerating the deployment of multiple initiatives across BDC that will enable the organization to increase its impact and contribute to fair, inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
In addition to her duties at BDC, Isabelle is co-chair of the Ordre de Montréal’s Council and the co-founder of The A Effect. She previously served as the Personal Representative of the Prime Minister of Canada for La Francophonie and sat on the boards of directors of Hydro-Québec, Groupe Marcelle, Holt Renfrew and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Master of Ceremonies
Theresa Shutt, BA, MA, MBA, CFA, is Senior Vice President for Corporate Private Debt at Fiera Private Debt. Prior to joining Fiera in 2019, she was the Chief Investment Officer of Private Debt with Integrated Asset Management. Over her long career she was also Managing Director with BMO Corporate Finance, and she held a variety of roles at RBC and Scotiabank.
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37 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario
November 2, 2023
5:30 PM – Cocktail Reception
7:00 PM – Awards Dinner
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