Investment Banker – Philip Vaillancourt

Philip Vaillancourt

Managing Director





Philip is an Aerospace & Defense and Industrials M&A advisor – it is his 25 year depth & breadth in these sectors that distinguishes him from the pack. His in-depth Industry knowledge has provided him with a unique market advantage to effectively package and maximize the sale value of Industrial companies.

Philip joined Janas as a differentiator by meshing his Operations, Finance, Strategy, Lean/Business Process Improvement and Engineering experience with his M&A skillset. Philip has guided Aerospace/Defense Manufacturers, Maintenance Facilities (Providers) and Airlines around the world through complex periods of opportunity and change. An accomplished deal-maker, Philip is uniquely qualified to translate the client story into a value proposition.

As an M&A Advisor for Janas Associates and a Management Consultant for Janas Consulting, Philip can effectively evaluate the competiveness and readiness for sale of his client companies and guide them to their full valuation potential. The culmination of this skillset and experience enables Philip to lead innovative and entrepreneurial deals and projects with a pragmatic approach and “bolts-to-boardroom” credibility with whom clients connect. – He speaks your language.



HEC Montreal – Université de Montréal, Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance & Entrepreneurship

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification General Electric (Cincinnati, USA )

John Molson School of Business – Concordia University, Bachelor of Commerce (w/Distinction) – Finance & Marketing
Universidad de la Rioja (Logrono, Spain) – European Union Treaty Studies

École Nationale d’Aérotechnique (Montréal, Canada) – Aircraft Maintenance (A&P) and Production