Private Deals

iA invests $25M for 10% stake in AutoCanada’s Online C2C F&I business

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iA Financial Group invested $25M for a 10% equity interest in AutoCanada's business unit that will sell finance, insurance and warranty products to buyers of private owner-sold vehicles on Kijiji's online marketplaces.

SickKids closes $100M debenture offering

Ted Liu

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) closed $100M debenture offering led by CIBC Capital Markets. McCarthy Tétrault LLP acted as legal counsel to SickKids.

HomeEquity Bank closes inaugural $175M Deposit Note offering

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Ontario Teachers' HomeEquity Bank completed inaugural $175M Deposit Note offering led by CIBC Capital Markets and TD Securities.

Peloton Technologies closes private placements

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Peloton Technologies raised $2M + by way of private placement of common shares from Canadian, UK and USA private investors.

BCI closes $1.25B inaugural bond issuance

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British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) closed oversubscribed $1.25B inaugural bond issuance, joining CPP Investments, PSP Investments, CDPQ, Ontario Teachers and OMERs in direct bond issuances/debt offerings.

PADS Financial secures $3M pre-seed funding

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Stephane Perez and Levi Wizman led PADS Financial secured $3 million in pre-seed funding from "leaders in the Quebec Real Estate market"

Novel Biotechnology closes $2.5M seed financing

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Pankaj Khanna, Konstantin Rodionov, Todd Morgan led Novel Biotechnology closed $2.5M seed funding round with support of private investors, along with the Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI).

FrontWell Capital Partners provides US $25M credit facility to Borealis Foods

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Reza Soltanzadeh and Barthelemy Helg led Borealis Foods Inc. secured US $25M Senior Secured Credit Facility from FrontWell Capital Partners

VC-backed FLO secures $60M revolving credit facility from National Bank

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CDPQ, Investissement Québec and Energy Impact Partners backed FLO secured a $60 million revolving credit facility from National Bank of Canada's Technology and Innovation Banking Group.

ADQ and Bank of Montreal invest in Sagard management company

Ted Liu

ADQ, Bank of Montreal (BMO) to join Great-West Lifeco (GWL) as minority shareholders in Sagard management company. Power Corporation of Canada will remain as controlling shareholder and Paul Desmarais III personally remains as minority shareholder.

Minutebook Technologies announces $3.3M SAFE private placement

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Ryan S.D. Wilson led Minutebook Technologies secured $3.3 million SAFE private placement financing.

CDPQ invests $75M in Groupe Nouveau Pont Île-Aux-Tourtes

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Groupe Nouveau Pont Île-Aux-Tourtes closed $380.15M senior bond offering with participation of CDPQ, BCI (likely) and 4 Ontario and Quebec investors. Scotia Capital Inc. and CIBC World Markets acted as underwriters of the bond offering.

Libro secures financing

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Libro secured a significant financing investment from Fondaction and BDC Capital Growth & Transition Capital

Nulogy secures $20M financing led by EDC

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Nulogy secured $20M funding in a mix of funding from Export Development Canada (EDC) and incremental working capital from a Tier 1 Canadian Bank.

Aplantex announces $1.3M financing

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Patrick Charest and Mourad Sabri led Aplantex has announced the closing of $1.3 million private financing.

Amynta’s Sym-Tech closes acquisition of SSQ Dealer Services from Beneva

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Sym-Tech Dealer Services, a subsidiary of Madison Dearborn Partners backed Amynta Group, closed acquisition of SSQ Dealer Services from Beneva Group. Francis Vallée will continue to lead SSQ Dealer Services, to be rebranded as Sym-Tech Dealer Services.

Blossom Social secures $750K additional angel financing

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Maxwell Nicholson, Kartik Bhutani and Annika Ng founded Blossom Social Inc. secured $750,000 in additional pre-seed funding from a group of private investors including Ryan Holmes, Manny Padda, Brandon Beavis and Shay Huang.

FrontFundr closes new private placement financing

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FrontFundr's parent company closed new private placement by way of Offering memorandum (OM) with subscriptions from Canadian, Saudi Arabian and Dutch investors.

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