M&A/Exit Deals

Madison Industries closes $311M acquisition of CAE Healthcare

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Madison Industries completed acquisition of CAE Healthcare Canada Inc. from CAE Inc. for enterprise value of CDN $311 million.

HASSLACHER invests in Kensington backed Element5

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Patrick Chouinard and Patrick Poulin led and Kensington Capital Partners backed Element5 secured strategic investment from Austria's HASSLACHER Group.

Novo Holdings’ BBI to take IBEX private for $37.9M

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Novo Holdings' BBI Solutions OEM Limited to acquire IBEX Technologies Inc. from Ian McLean/McLean Capital Inc., MILFAM LLC and other shareholders for $37.9M

Schwartz and Reisman propose to take Indigo Books & Music private for $25.6M

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Gerald W. Schwartz, controlling shareholder of Indigo, along with spouse Heather M. Reisman proposed to take Indigo Books & Music private for $25.6M to minority shareholders.

Fantuan acquires Chowbus delivery business

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GrubMarket, Celtic House Asia Partners backed Fantuan acquired Chowbus, Inc.' delivery business.

Objectway acquires National Bank backed Nest Wealth

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Objectway SpA acquired Nest Wealth Asset Management Inc. from founder Randy Cass, National Bank of Canada, and other shareholders.

Mohr Davidow Ventures finally exits BuildDirect, 10 years later

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Mohr Davidow Ventures (MDV) finally exited BuildDirect.com Technologies after 10 years and sold all its shareholding to Kinderhook Partners which becomes 2nd largest shareholder behind of Pelecanus Investments Ltd., ahead of Lyra Growth Partners Inc., Beedie investments Ltd.

Thomson Reuters acquires World Business Media (WBM)

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Thomson Reuters acquired World Business Media Limited (WBM) from Peter S. Hastie, Timothy Riddell, and others. WBM business will join Reuters News division of Thomson Reuters.

KPMG Private Enterprise acquires Ruby Stein Wagner

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KPMG Private Enterprise acquired accounting and advisory firm Ruby Stein Wagner from partners Hachem Halabi, Joseph Havas, Kyriakos Linardakis, and Peter Linardakis.

AGF to acquire majority of Kensington Capital Partners

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AGF Private Capital, AGF Management Limited's private markets business, to acquire majority of Kensington Capital Partners Limited. Kensington’s senior managing directors, Tom Kennedy, Richard Nathan and Eamonn McConnell, will continue to manage Kensington, working closely with Ash Lawrence, Head of AGF Private Capital.

CDPQ backed Metro Supply Chain to acquire SCI Group

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Chiko Nanji led and CDPQ backed Metro Supply Chain to acquire SCI Group Inc. from Canada Post Corporation

Monex Group acquires majority stake in 3iQ for US $39.8M

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Monex Group, Inc. acquired majority stake of 3iQ Digital Holdings, Inc. from Frederick Thomas Pye, CoinShares International Limited, Van Eck Associates Corp., and other shareholders, for US $39.8M

Lionsgate closes acquisition of eOne for US $500M

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (Lionsgate) completed acquisition of eOne from Hasbro for $500M including $375M in cash plus the assumption of production financing loans.

O’Reilly Automotive expands into Canada with Groupe Del Vasto acquisition

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O'Reilly Automotive to acquire Groupe Del Vasto and its Vast-Auto Distribution subsidiaries from John Del Vasto and family trust. Vast-Auto's management team, led by Mauro Cifelli, will continue to operate the business.

Aeterna Zentaris and Ceapro to combine in merger of equals

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Aeterna Zentaris Inc. and Ceapro Inc. to combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction with combined company under a new name listing on NASDAQ and TSX and Ceapro being delisted from TSX Venture.

TMX Group to acquire 100% of VettaFi for US $1.03B

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TMX Group Limited to acquire remaining 78% of VettaFi Holdings LLC from Aretex Capital Partners, Tom Lydon and others for US $848M, for full ownership acquisition of US $1.03B, including TMX previous 22% investment in VettaFi in January 2023.

Perion acquires IQ backed Hivestack for US $100M

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Perion Network Ltd. (NASDAQ/TASE: PERI) acquired Hivestack Inc. for US $100M from François de Gaspé Beaubien, Investissement Québec (IQ), Andreas Soupliotis and other shareholders.

Antoine Casimir and Andrea Borodenko acquire Production Lareault

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Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Desjardins Group and FCC backed acquisition of Production Lareault by Antoine Casimir and Andrea Borodenko from founders Luc Lareault and Lyne Lareault.

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