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Finance your business transfer

Loan guarantees

Equity investments

  • Ambition ME 

    ​Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
    Obtain financing in the form of investment, support from specialists and access to an international network to propel the development and growth of your medium-sized Quebec company.

Loans and cash advances

  • BDC Business Transition Loan 

    Business Development Bank of Canada
    Get a repayable loan with terms tailored to your business if you are thinking of buying a company, making a merger or acquiring a competitor in order to expand your operations.

  • Community Futures Program 

    Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions
    Get funding for starting or growing a business in a rural or disadvantaged area of the province of Quebec.

  • ESSOR — Investment 

    Investissement Québec
    Get a loan of $100,000 or more for manufacturing-innovation projects and $250,000 or more for the creation of a new business or expansion/modernization of an existing business.

  • Fonds de transfert d'entreprise du Québec (in French only)

    Centre de transfert d'entreprise du Québec
    Benefit from advantageous rates, competitive advantages and advice from seasoned partners to facilitate your business transfer or acquisition. Get between $50,000 and $1,000,000 to help you with your business acquisition.

  • Nicolet-Yamaska Agri-Food Investment Fund (in French only)

    Service de développement économique de la MRC de Nicolet-Yamaska
    You could receive financial assistance of up to $10,000 to start or expand your non-conventional-sized agri-food business.

  • SOCCA — Term loan for Indigenous businesses 

    Native Commercial Credit Corporation
    If your First Nations business is looking to start-up, expand, acquire a new business, you can get a competitive term loan to help cover up to 70% of the costs, so long as you can contribute at least 10% of the costs yourself.

  • Société d’Investissement Jeunesse Loan Program (in French only)

    société d'investissement jeunesse
    ​Are you aged 18 to 40 and the owner of an innovative technology business? You could receive a loan of up to $150,000.

Grants, contributions and financial assistance

Other resources

You can also consult our other directories of financing programs.

You could also avail yourself of non-financial resources to succeed in your business venture.

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