Fulcrum Closes Fourth Fund

Middle market Canadian private equity firm Fulcrum Capital Partners has reached a final closing of its fourth private equity fund bringing committed capital to C$193 million. Fund IV comprises seven institutional investors including continued support from existing and new institutional investors. Fulcrum’s previous private equity fund was raised in 2005 and had capital commitments of C$140 million.

PRESS RELEASE

Middle market private equity firm Fulcrum Capital Partners Inc. is pleased to announce the final closing of its fourth private equity fund (“PEF 2010” or “Fund IV”) bringing committed capital for this fund to C$193 million. Fund IV comprises seven institutional investors including continued support from existing and new institutional investors. With the closing of Fund IV Fulcrum now manages over C$750 million of capital. Fulcrum’s previous private equity fund was raised in 2005 and had capital commitments of C$140 million.
The equity investments of Fund IV will range from C$5 million to C$30 million and focus on businesses with an enterprise value of C$10 to C$150 million that are in the services, manufacturing, and distribution industries. The fund will operate primarily in Canada and follow the same strategy as the previous three private equity funds.
Fulcrum Capital Partners manages over C$750 million of capital with a mandate to provide private equity as well as mezzanine and bridge debt to mid-sized businesses. These investments typically support management buyouts, acquisitions, going private transactions, leveraged buyouts, corporate growth, financial restructurings, and project and property financings.

Enquiries:
Dave Mullen, Managing Partner and Chair at 604 631 8094 or dave.mullen@fulcrumcapital.ca
John Philp, Managing Partner at 416 864 2705 or john.philp@fulcrumcapital.ca
Neil Johansen, Managing Partner at 604 631 8095 or neil.johansen@fulcrumcapital.ca
Johan Lemmer, Chief Financial Officer at 604 631 8060 or johan.lemmer@fulcrumcapital.ca