Aligning interests with Stéphan Marois, Investment Director @ FSTQ

March 11, 2022

On this week’s show, we spoke with Stephan Marois, Investment Director @ FSTQ

Stéphan Marois joined the Fonds de solidarité FSTQ in 2007 where he is now Portfolio Manager. While at the Fonds, he has worked in the information technologies, aerospace, transportation, recreational tourism and financial services sectors. Mr. Marois has gained extensive experience in investments while working for leading Québec corporations such as Bombardier, CAE and Hydro-Québec. His achievements include participating in numerous financing projects and arrangements in Canada and abroad. Mr. Marois currently serves on the boards of various organizations. Holder of an MBA with a concentration in International Business from McGill University, he is also a member of the Ordre des CPA du Québec. He has completed courses on securities, investment fund management and governance issues.

On the show, we spoke about: 

  • What makes a good investor
  • The importance of aligning a board of directors
  • A strong market vs. a strong team
  • Having a long term partner like FSTQ
  • Timing the exit
  • Stéphan wrote a few brilliant articles on Linkedin

Stephan is one of the smartest investors I know. It was a joy learning from him on the show. I hope that you enjoy the conversation!

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