Huron Capital Hires In Toronto

Jeremy Busch has joined Huron Capital Partners as a principal in the firm’s new Toronto office. He previously was with TorQuest Partners and, before that, Wind Point Partners.

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Huron Capital Partners LLC announced today that it has opened an office in Toronto, Ontario to accelerate the expansion of its Canadian portfolio of equity investments. The firm additionally announced that Jeremy D. Busch has joined the firm as a Principal to significantly propel the firm’s growth equity, buyout and late-stage investment activities throughout the country.

With over 13 years of investment experience and working with middle-market businesses across a variety of industries in Canada and the USA, Mr. Busch will be responsible for driving the firm's Toronto office efforts to originate, complete and manage investment opportunities in Canada. Huron is an operations-oriented equity investor primarily focused on creating business platforms which can be significantly grown organically and through add-on business acquisitions.

Michael R. Beauregard, a Partner at Huron, stated, “Our continued geographic expansion demonstrates that Huron is solving the capital access challenges facing middle-market companies in today’s financial markets and that we are looking to aggressively invest in lower middle market companies throughout North America. Our efforts in Canada over the past 3 years have enabled us to commit over $25 million to Canadian-based companies. Jeremy’s presence and dedication to Canadian investment opportunities will greatly assist our efforts to commit $100 million for investment in Canadian companies.” Mr. Busch added, “I am very excited to join the Huron team in its efforts to increase its portfolio in Canada. The firm’s stellar track record and reputation for partnering with management teams to significantly grow their businesses organically and through acquisition has been well received in the Canadian middle-market. Huron’s deep network of U.S. based-contacts will continue to help some Canadian companies expand their sales and improve their supplier relationships in the United States.”

Prior to Huron, Jeremy was most recently with TorQuest Partners, a Toronto-based private equity firm. Jeremy also has significant U.S. private equity experience, having worked with Wind Point Partners in Chicago for five years. Jeremy holds his M.B.A. in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago and graduated with a B.A.H. from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario.

About Huron Capital Partners LLC Huron Capital is a leading private equity firm investing in lower middle-market companies. The firm typically invests between $10 million and $70 million in equity to sponsor buyouts, growth initiatives, corporate spin-offs and recapitalizations of growth-oriented niche manufacturing, specialty service, and value-added distribution companies having revenues up to $200 million. Huron’s strategy is to combine its operational approach, capital and transaction experience with proven management teams who have the vision, experience and commitment to grow their businesses.

Since its founding in 1999, Huron has acquired or invested in 43 companies with aggregate revenues approaching $1 Billion. Investments have been made in the USA and Canada in a variety of areas, including print solutions & document management, education, healthcare products & services, specialty chemicals, specialty packaging, consumer products, home decor, passenger transportation services, building products, office furniture components and laboratory testing.

Huron Capital currently manages over $600 million in committed equity through three private equity funds, and has consistently generated top-quartile returns for its limited partners. For more information, please visit us at www.huroncapital.com.