Managing Partner at Sagard Holdings, Former EVP & COO at Cirque du Soleil
Jonathan Tétrault recently joined Sagard Holdings as Managing Partner. Sagard Holdings is a global alternative asset management platform investing in PE, VC, credit, and royalty transactions. In that new role, Jonathan is responsible for the development and scaling of the platform globally as well as for the development and coordination of its ecosystem of partners and investors. He is also in charge of the value creation team supporting portfolio companies.
Prior to this role, he was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Cirque du Soleil where he was overseeing all the operations and business development activities of the group. Prior to joining Cirque du Soleil, he was a senior partner at McKinsey&Company where he spent 14 years. During that period, he has served as Managing Partner of the Montreal office and co-lead the Institutional Investor practice globally. Over the years, he advised institutional investors, private equity firms, asset management firms and banks on a broad range of strategic and investment matters, in more than 25 countries. As a trained lawyer, he also practiced M&A law at Borden Ladner Gervais in Canada and Andersen in France.
Mr. Tétrault holds an MBA from Oxford University, an LL.B. (law degree) from the Université de Montréal, and a CEP from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris. He is also a member of the Barreau du Québec and serves on several boards, including the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, One Drop International Foundation, C.D. Howe Institute and Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal.