Signal Hill Equity Partners grows its Calgary team

Canadian mid-market private equity firm Signal Hill Equity Partners has expanded the Calgary office it opened in May 2013 with the hire of Brent Bieber. Bieber, who previously worked in the investment banking groups of Paradigm Capital and CIBC World Markets, will assume the position of vice president of business development. In this role, he will will focus on identifying and evaluating potential investments for the firm in Western Canada.

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Signal Hill Equity Partners Expands Its Team in Calgary

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 7, 2014) – Signal Hill Equity Partners (“Signal Hill”) is pleased to announce the addition of Brent Bieber to its investment team of professionals.

Brent has joined Signal Hill in its Calgary office as Vice President of Business Development and will focus on identifying and evaluating potential investments within Western Canada. Prior to joining Signal Hill, Brent worked in the investment banking groups of Paradigm Capital and CIBC World Markets where he spent over six years working with companies operating in the energy sector.

Brent holds an M.B.A. (Ivey Scholar) from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Management degree (with Great Distinction) from the University of Lethbridge.

“We are very pleased to have Brent join our investment team in Calgary and look forward to him accelerating our investment activity in Western Canada” said James C. Johnson, Managing Partner of Signal Hill.

About Signal Hill
Signal Hill is a Canadian-based private equity firm managed by experienced investors and business operators, focusing on Canadian mid-market companies. The Signal Hill team has completed over 100 transactions across a variety of industries including financial services, specialty distribution, business services and manufacturing. Members of the Signal Hill team have partnered and worked with management teams to build some of the most successful businesses of their kind in Canada and the United States. Signal Hill Equity Partners is currently investing its second private equity fund, a $100 million fund that can be invested at its discretion in mid-market Canadian companies.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Signal Hill Equity Partners
James C. Johnson
Managing Partner
416-847-1170
jjohnson@signalhillequity.com

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