Success breeds success. In 2006, peHUB was launched. Today, the global interactive forum has tens of thousands of subscribers. It was only a matter of time that this remarkable brand would find a home in Canada. We are pleased to introduce peHUB Canada, Canada’s very first independent platform for online private equity and venture capital [...]
Relay Ventures has been in the thick of North American mobile deal-making since its launch in 2012. In 2013, it might have found its most promising deal yet in Toronto digital media startup theScore.
Tapping into a pool of investors outside of the Great White North for the first time, , Camcor Partners hit the hard cap on its Camcor Energy Fund VII in just six months, raising $350 million.
In the land of private equity, firms often step on one another when looking for deals. But Bonnefield Financial has managed to find a fertile patch of soil where few others have trodden.
JOG Capital is weeks away from capping its sixth partnership, peHUB Canada has learned. The Calgary-based private equity firm, which focuses on the energy sector, confirmed that it has has secured $510 million to date for its sixth fund, or 57% more than its previous fund.
Desire2Learn founder and CEOJohn Baker explains why he decided to raise growth capital after 13 years of going it alone — and how New Enterprise Associates and OMERS Ventures have helped the Ontario-based company supercharge its growth.
Caledon Capital Management has kept a low profile since its founding in 2006 by David Rogers, former head of private equity at Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System. But that hasn’t stopped it from growing to 17 professionals who work on behalf of seven clients, most of them Canadian and U.S. pension plans sized between $3 billion and $20 billion.
Chris Arsenault of iNovia Capital speaks about his firm’s new deals, how Canadian entrepreneurs increasingly “don’t fit the risk-averse, conservative stereotype of old,” and the new vitality he senses in Canada’s venture industry.
The private equity and finance group of Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has wrapped up a new partnership ear-marked for mid-market turnarounds and other special situations, peHUB Canada has learned. Brookfield wrapped up Brookfield Capital Partners III LP at US$1 billion a few months ago, according to Joe Freedman, one of the group’s senior managing [...]
Mezzanine partnerships were back in the spotlight in last year’s fund-raising activity. New commitments to Canadian funds, such as Penfund Capital Fund IV and Wellington Financial Fund IV, totaled more than C$875 million over the past twelve months, according to Thomson Reuters (publisher of peHUB Canada). That’s welcome news to Canada’s mezzanine debt industry. For several years prior to [...]
Canadian PE veteran Andrew Sheiner says private equity has become “homogenized,” creating an opportunity for his new firm, Altas Partners, which has grown to seven professionals.
Giant retailer Target Corp.‘s arrival in Canada will accelerate what has been a 25-year process of aggressive U.S. penetration of Canada’s retail sector, predicts Scott Foster, co-chair of the Canadian Private Equity Practice at Deloitte.