Eligibility Requirements

Transfer must involve an owner who wants to transfer their business to one or more successors wishing to participate in the management and ownership activities of the company during the acquisition process.

  • The Business Transfer Awards contest is limited to privately held Quebec businesses
  • The successor or successors must keep the company’s headquarters in Quebec
  • The transfer must have involved a progressive buy-out process that resulted in 50 % or more in control for the successor(s)
  • The transfer must have taken place within the last 10 years
  • You must not have submitted an application for a previous edition.