Crown Capital Partners appoints Larry Pollock to board of directors

Crown Capital Partners Inc. (TSX: CRWN) has appointed Larry Pollock, formerly Director and President & Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Western Bank (TSX: CWB) to its board of directors.

Pollock has extensive corporate governance experience. He is currently a trustee of Melcor REIT (TSX:MR.UN), and he has also served as the Chair of HNZ Group Inc. (TSX:HNZ) and a Director of Westjet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA), EPCOR Utilities Inc. and Clark Builders.

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News Release

Crown Capital Partners Appoints Larry Pollock to Board of Directors

CALGARY, March 6, 2018 /CNW/ – Crown Capital Partners Inc. (“Crown” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: CRWN), which provides growth capital to successful mid-market companies, today announced the appointment of experienced financial services executive Larry Pollock to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Pollock was appointed as a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Western Bank (“CWB”) in 1990, where he had a distinguished 23-year career. During his time as CEO, CWB’s market capitalization grew from $16 million to $2.3 billion and its assets increased to $17 billion by the time of his retirement in 2013.

Mr. Pollock has extensive corporate governance experience. He is currently a trustee of Melcor REIT (TSX:MR.UN), and he has also served as the Chair of HNZ Group Inc. (TSX:HNZ) and a Director of Westjet Airlines Ltd. (TSX:WJA), EPCOR Utilities Inc. and Clark Builders.

“We are incredibly pleased to welcome Larry to Crown’s Board of Directors,” said Chris Johnson, President and CEO of Crown. “He is a highly accomplished executive with a deep understanding of the regulated financial services sector in Canada, including the lending business, and is a proven company-builder. Larry led CWB through a long period of growth, and his experience and insights will add tremendous value as we
execute on our growth strategy.”

ABOUT CROWN

Crown (TSX: CRWN) is a specialty finance company focused on providing capital to successful Canadian and select U.S. companies. Crown also manages capital pools, including some in which Crown has a direct ownership interest. Crown originates, structures and provides tailored special situation and long-term financing solutions to a diversified group of private and public mid-market companies in the form of loans, royalties and other structures with minimal or no ownership dilution.

SOURCE Crown Capital Partners Inc.
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For further information: Craig Armitage, Investor Relations, craig.armitage@crowncapital.ca, (416) 347-8954