Canadian private equity firm Regimen Equity Partners has invested in All Gold Imports Inc, a Markham, Ontario importer and distributor of more than 100 specialty food ingredients, including a variety of nuts, seeds and fruits. The terms of the platform deal, the fourth of Regimen’s inaugural fund, were not disclosed. Founded in 1990, All Gold supplies industrial food manufacturers and snack re-packers across North America and Australia. Louis Pillemer, the company’s CEO, said the partnership with Regimen will help it grow internationally. In July, Regimen invested in Montréal’s Plastifab Industries.
Regimen Equity Partners Announces Equity Investment in All Gold Imports Inc.
Wednesday December 14, 2016 -Vancouver, BC – Regimen Equity Partners is pleased to announce their partnership and equity investment in All Gold Imports Inc. This is the fourth platform investment of their inaugural fund.
Founded in 1990 and located in Markham, Ontario, All Gold is Canada’s premier importer and distributor of over 100 specialty food ingredients, including a variety of nuts, seeds, fruits and other globally-sourced specialty food ingredients. Through a well-developed supply chain spanning 32 countries, All Gold supplies major industrial food manufacturers and snack re-packers across North America and Australia. All Gold’s rigorous QA/QC, logistics experience and global commodities knowledge creates enormous value for their customers, which can be witnessed through All Gold’s long tenured relationships with many of Canada’s largest food processors.
On behalf of the All Gold team, Louis Pillemer, CEO, All Gold said “We are extremely excited to work with a partner of the same mindset for the Company’s future. Regimen’s equal partnership and long-term commitment were exactly what we were looking for to help grow our Company internationally. Their professionalism through the transaction process and genuine approach to deal-making created a comfortable working relationship we look forward to continuing.”
Cooper Seeman, Managing Director, Regimen Equity Partners, said “We’re very proud and honoured to be partnering with the dedicated, driven and forthright owner-manager team behind All Gold Imports, one of Canada’s leading importers and distributors of specialty food ingredients. All Gold’s vision for ‘feeding our families with the best natural ingredients from around the world’ resonates with the increasing demand for safe and functional foods, and its impeccable reputation and attractive business fundamentals made it easy for Regimen to invest. We’re looking forward to assisting and encouraging All Gold to grow to its full potential by leveraging its global supply chain to service customers globally.”
About Regimen Equity Partners: Regimen Partners is a small business private equity firm dedicated to transforming local and regional companies into powerful multi-national organizations. We invest in private, profitable small and medium-sized enterprises with a focus on commercial and industrial markets across Canada with earnings of at least $2m per annum. We invest for the long term (15+ years) and are not required to sell our investments after a predetermined period. Regimen Partners has offices in Vancouver, Edmonton and Toronto.
Contact: Julie Rice, 778-379-1000, [email protected]
Photo courtesy of All Gold Imports Inc