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Private equity-backed Weatherhaven is helping communities combat COVID-19

Photo: Greenland community shelter as part of its government’s plan to battle COVID-19 outbreaks. Courtesy: Weatherhaven. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year, Weatherhaven…

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Behind The Raise With Firepower Capital

Photo (left to right): Anthony Lipschitz, Partner, Private Equity, Jared Kalish, Partner, Private Capital, Ilan Jacobson, Founding Partner & CEO. Credit: Firepower Capital. This morning, Toronto… Read More

New CVCA Member Profile: Investissement Québec

Photo: Benoit Leroux and Alex Laverdière, Investissement Québec, Courtesy: Investissement Québec. The CVCA is excited to kick off a brand new series for CVCA Central, which will… Read More

When they made the choice to grow their company, CustomAir turned to Private Equity

It was an interest and expertise in mechanical services that led Peter Harteveld to co-found CustomAir in his Metro Vancouver area basement nearly 30… Read More

PRELIMINARY LOOK: H1 2020 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview

The fear that Canadian VC and PE activity would drastically be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was not entirely realized in Q2. The carry forward… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Brookfield Asset Management winner of 2020 PE Deal of the Year for BGIS

Congratulations to Brookfield Asset Management for winning the 2020 PE Deal of the Year Award for BGIS. The 2020 CVCA Awards are sponsored by HarbourVest… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: Imperial Capital Limited winner of NEW 2020 PE Global Dealmaker Award for MRO Corporation

Congratulations to Imperial Capital Limited for winning the 2020 PE Global Dealmaker Award for MRO Corporation. The 2020 CVCA Awards, sponsored by HarbourVest Partners Canada,… Read More

AWARD SPOTLIGHT: PFM Capital Inc. winner of the 2020 PE Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp.

Congratulations to PFM Capital Inc. for winning the 2020 PE Private Capital Regional Impact Award for Steel Reef Infrastructure Corporation. The 2020 CVCA Awards, sponsored… Read More

#IC20 Masterclass Spotlight | Dr. Dirk Schlimm on Difficult Conversations in the Boardroom

Invest Canada ’20 ONLINE is pleased to welcome featured speaker Dr. Dirk Schlimm, Partner, Jenoir International Inc. on June 17 for another Invest Canada Masterclass:… Read More

#IC20 Speaker Spotlight: Bruce Flatt, CEO, Brookfield Asset Management

Invest Canada ’20 ONLINE is pleased to welcome featured speaker Bruce Flatt, CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, a leading global alternative asset manager with over… Read More

PRELIMINARY LOOK: Q1 2020 VC & PE Canadian Market Overview

Canadian Venture Capital // Q1 2020. According to preliminary data (final data is targeted to be published on June 3), Q1 VC investment hit… Read More

Private Equity Partnerships in Tough Times

On Monday, January 27, the TSX closed its worst day in four months. In the same week, all eyes were on the city of… Read More

CVCA’s 2019 Year-End VC & PE Market Overview | Record Breaking CAD $6.2B VC Invested in 2019; 2019 PE Investment Elevated by Q4 Surge

Canadian Venture Capital  Following years of consistent investment growth across all stages in the ecosystem, Canadian venture capital investment reached impressive new heights in 2019… Read More