Managing Partner

Guy Ouimet is the Managing Partner of Celtis Capital Inc. He is a seasoned professional in the fields of industrial project development, corporate finance, M&A, turnaround, private equity and venture capital management, acting as an investment banker dedicated to institutional and private equity investors and industrial concerns. Prior to co-founding Celtis Capital in 2003, he launched Ouimet Corporate Development in 1995. He has since completed many assignments for prestigious clients, including technology and industrial project financing, complex management buy-out transactions and the launching and management of an investment fund in the area of renewable energies.

Prior to launching his professional practice, Guy Ouimet held senior executive positions in both corporate development and operations management at Société générale de financement du Québec, a diversified industrial holding company. His achievements include the development of large scale industrial projects within the framework of international consortiums, as well as venture capital transactions.

Guy Ouimet is experienced with both traditional industries and new technologies. He has developed industrial projects and negotiated transactions across North America, in many European and Asian countries, as well as in Australia. He holds a diversified experience as a board and board committee member and, as chairman.

His prior experiences include management consulting with Price Waterhouse (now PwC), both in Canada and abroad where he ran a foreign office; production management with Coca-Cola Ltd; and, industrial engineering positions with both QIT (now Rio Tinto Fer et Titane) and Alcan (now Rio Tinto Alcan).

After obtaining an Industrial Engineering degree from École Polytechnique de Montréal, he graduates from McGill University with an M.B.A. Guy Ouimet is also a graduate from the Directors Education Program jointly offered by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He is an Institute Certified Director from the ICD, a member of the Quebec Order of Engineers, the Quebec M.B.A. Association and an ex-director of Réseau Capital, the Québec venture capital and private equity association.