Signal Hill Expands Presence in Western Canada

Toronto-based mid-market private equity firm Signal Hill Equity Partners opened a new office in Calgary, Alberta, to increase its presence in Western Canada. The firm also hired Stephen Hughes, who has a background in the oil and gas sector, as vice president and overseer of its Calgary operations, and dedicated additional equity capital for deal-making in the region.


Signal Hill Equity Partners Announces the Opening of an Office in Calgary

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 21, 2013) – Signal Hill Equity Partners (“Signal Hill”) is excited to announce the opening of its new office in Calgary, Alberta. Signal Hill currently has two successful private equity investments in Alberta and has dedicated additional equity capital to expand its presence in Western Canada.

“Expanding our presence with a dedicated office in Alberta is an important milestone in our strategic plan,” said James C. Johnson, Managing Partner of Signal Hill.

Signal Hill has hired Stephen Hughes as Vice President to oversee the Calgary office. Stephen has spent the past decade working exclusively in the oil & gas sector and brings with him extensive knowledge and experience in the oil field services sector.

“We are extremely excited to have Stephen join our team as head of our Calgary office and look forward to him accelerating our investment activity in the region.” added James C. Johnson

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 Inc.
James C. Johnson
Managing Partner

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