Montreal, June 22, 2018 – Cycle Capital Management’s team congratulates its Founder and Managing Partner Andrée-Lise Méthot for her nomination as Officer of the Ordre national du Québec – the most prestigious honour awarded by the Quebec government. Andrée-Lise received this recognition from the Quebec’s Premier’s hands today for her important contribution to the creation of an ecosystem favourable to clean technologies in Quebec.
Andrée-Lise is the Founder and Managing Partner of Cycle Capital Management. In less than 10 years, this investment platform has closed 5 funds and has become the most important cleantech venture capital fund manager with $385M in AUM. To this day, Cycle Capital has invested more than $150M which triggered more than $1B in co-investments in its portfolio companies. Mrs. Méthot has also founded the Ecofuel Accelerator and cofounded the Ecofuel Fund, Écotech Québec and Alliance SWITCH.
She also co-Chaired the United Nations Environment Program’s Task Force on the Social Life Cycle Assessment (SLCA). She is a member of numerous Boards, including Sustainable Development Technology Canada and Transition énergétique Québec. She is also a member of the Bloomberg’s New Energy Pioneers’ jury and of the Cleantech Group’s advisory committee.
In 2018, Andrée-Lise has received tribute awards from the Association des femmes en finance du Québec (AFFQ) and the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). Her leadership was also previously recognized by CleanTechnica et Corporate Knights.
The Ordre national du Québec
Every year, since 1985, the Premier of Québec pays tribute to exceptional individuals who, through their achievements, values and ideals, have influenced Québec’s growth and contributed to its renown. He awards them the prestigious titles Knight, Officer and Grand Officer of the Ordre national du Québec.
Cycle Capital Management
Cycle Capital Management (CCM) is an impact investor and Canada’s most active cleantech venture capital firm. With offices in Montreal, Toronto and Qingdao, in continental China, and a presence in New York and Seattle, CCM has more than $350M in AUM (assets under management) and invests in companies at the development and growth stages that commercializes clean technologies striving to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, optimizing resource use and improving process efficiency throughout North America.
CCM regroups seasoned investment professionals, strategic advisors and industrial partners with in-depth knowledge of the sector. The firm has a special relationship with its strategic partners, notably Brookfield Renewable Energy, Rio Tinto, Cascades, Group M3, Lonza, Gaz Métro, Systemex Énergies, Aluminerie Alouette and Hydro-Québec. For more information on Cycle Capital Management, visit: cyclecapital.com.
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