Investors in Canada

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Fonds de solidarité FTQ

The Fonds de solidarité FTQ is a development capital fund that calls upon the solidarity and savings of Quebecers to help create and maintain jobs in Québec by investing in small and medium-sized businesses. Its mission also involves offering its shareholders a fair return. No other institution has stricken such a balance, which indeed, is a fundamental principle of a labour-sponsored investment fund. Since its inception in June 1983, the Fund, whose net assets is $9.3 billion as at May 31, 2013, has become a hub of knowledge, resources and contacts for Québec companies and a key player in the Québec economy.
Made 40 investments in Canada


SIDEX is a private equity, venture capital, and venture debt firm specializing in investments in seed/start-ups, early venture companies and growth capital investments. It also specializes in PIPE transactions. It seeks to invest in mineral exploration and mining industry projects and companies. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in Quebec and may invest in companies headquartered outside Quebec so long as the full amount of its investment is expended in Quebec. It may consider investments in gold projects in Abitibi. It invests between CAD $0.1 million ($0.07 million) and CAD $1.5 million ($1.13 million) in companies with enterprise value between CAD $1 million ($0.75 million) and CAD $200 million ($151.04 million). The firm prefers to invest up to 10 percent in a company's equity but can also invest beyond ten percent. The firm makes balance sheet investments. Its investments take the form of common shares. SIDEX was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada with an additional office in Rouyn-Noranda, Canada.
Made 30 investments in Canada

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs is a global financial services firm that provides investment banking, securities, and investment management services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net-worth individuals worldwide. The company offers financial advisory services, underwriting services, and client execution services in various markets. They also engage in securities services, financing, and investing activities across a range of asset classes. Additionally, Goldman Sachs manages investment portfolios and mutual funds for institutions and individuals globally. The firm operates various segments, including Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. Founded in 1869 and headquartered in New York, Goldman Sachs aims to drive technology-based disruption and invest in late-stage venture capital and growth equity transactions to build revolutionary businesses worldwide.
Made 8 investments in Canada

BDC Capital

BDC Venture Capital is a major venture capital investor in Canada, active at every stage of the company's development cycle, from seed through expansion, with a focus on technology-based businesses that have high growth potential and that are positioned to become dominant players in their markets. The company helps create and develop strong Canadian businesses through financing, consulting services and securitization, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises. BDC Venture Capital has been involved in venture capital since 1975 and has to date invested in more than 400 companies involved in the areas of Life Sciences, Telecommunications, Information Technology and Advanced Technologies.
Made 19 investments in Canada


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.
Made 15 investments in Canada

Societe de Developpement de la Baie James

Societe de Developpement de la Baie James is an investment arm of Gouvernement du Québec. The firm specializes in investments in natural resources other than hydroelectric resources. It seeks to invest in James Bay territory. The firm focuses on developing the economic potential of the territory, by respecting the principles of sustainable development. It seeks to invest between CAD$100,000 (US$97376.70) and CAD$500,000 (US$486,883) in its portfolio companies. Societe de Developpement de la Baie James was founded in 1971 and is based in Quebec, Canada with two additional offices in Quebec, Canada.
Made 14 investments in Canada

Export Development Canada

Export Development Canada, an export credit agency that provides credit services to large and small Canadian companies. The company was founded in 1944 and is based in Ottawa, Canada.
Made 7 investments in Canada

Canaccord Genuity

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Limited offers security brokerage services. The company provides market research and equity sales and trading, analysis, and financing services. Additionally, it offers tax, insurance, pension consulting, and online dealing services. Canaccord Genuity Wealth Limited was formerly known as Collins Stewart Wealth Management Limited and changed its name to Canaccord Genuity Wealth Limited in April 2013. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in London, United Kingdom. Canaccord Genuity Wealth Limited operates as a subsidiary of Canaccord Genuity Wealth Group Limited
Made 15 investments in Canada

Canadian Business Growth Fund

CBGF helps privately-owned Canadian businesses with the capital, talent, and expertise they need to drive growth and realize their potential. Supported by Canada’s leading banks and insurance companies, they have a national mandate to provide long-term, patient, minority capital to entrepreneurs pursuing growth and expansion strategies. CBGF’s vision is to become Canada’s leading growth capital investor and partner of choice for ambitious mid-market entrepreneurs, supporting them to reach their full potential. With initial capital commitments of $545 million and projected to increase to $1 billion over time, CBGF is an independent, values-driven partner for teams committed to taking their business to the next level.
Made 7 investments in Canada

TriWest Capital Partners

Founded in 1998, TriWest is one of Canada’s leading private equity firms. Having raised over $775 million of committed capital, they are entrepreneurial, independent and based in Western Canada. TriWest provides more than just capital. The managing directors of TriWest have significant operational and transactional expertise, making us effective partners in creating shareholder value.
Made 7 investments in Canada
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