CIBC Capital Partners is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in direct, fund, and mezzanine investments; providing subordinated debt and equity to mid and late stage private or public companies to finance internal growth, acquisitions, management/leveraged buyouts, and recapitalizations for middle market and mature companies . The firm prefers to invest in companies undergoing financial restructurings (or requiring short-term liquidity) and investments are typically made in later stage. The firm typically invest in Internet retail, Industrials, Consumer staples, Healthcare services and equipment, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Financials, Online services, Application Software, Computer Hardware, and Telecommunication Services sector. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in Canada, Europe, and Australia. The firm prefers to invest between CAD10 million ($9.81 million) and CAD20 million ($19.61 million) in its portfolio companies. The firm typically exits its investments between 3 and 5 years and form transitional a capital investment, such as bridge financing, a horizon of up to 24 months is typical. CIBC Capital Partners was founded in 1989 and is based in Toronto, Canada with additional offices in New York, United States, Greater London, United Kingdom, Massachusetts, and United States.