Jeremy Billan is Partner, Growth Equity in our Vancouver office. Jeremy has over a decade of successful experience as a value-added investor in the private equity and mid-market buyouts sectors. Jeremy routinely works with entrepreneurs to create long-term growth strategies and execute on the transition from an entrepreneurial organization to a growing, professionally managed company. He has a tremendous track record in direct investments as well as mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries such as manufacturing, distribution, industrials, consumer products and business services. He is involved on the boards of his investee companies, including BID Group and Delco Automation.
Before joining BDC Capital, Jeremy was Managing Director at Appellation Capital, a venture capital and private equity firm, where he led all aspects of investments focused on helping small-cap manufacturing, distribution and consumer product sectors to grow. Before that, he was Vice President for Tricor Pacific Capital, a leading private equity firm for North American companies where he successfully executed 7 private equity investments with an aggregate value exceeding $600 million. He also worked as an Investment Banking Analyst for RBC Capital Markets, the investment banking division of Royal Bank of Canada, where he worked directly with senior bankers to complete $3.5 billion of mergers & acquisitions advisory mandates and capital market transactions.
Jeremy is a CFA charter holder and a graduate of the Stanford Graduate School of Business with a certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He looks forward to investing alongside Canadian entrepreneurs as a long-term partner who can support them as they scale and become global leaders in their industry.