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Wellington-Altus secures additional $40M funding from Cynosure Group

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Wellington-Altus Financial raised $40M in second-round growth equity investment from The Cynosure Group. Cynosure increased its minority ownership stake to 15% with remaining shares held by partners, Jessiman Family Investments.

Fairfax proposes to take Farmers Edge private for $4.1M

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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited proposed to take Farmers Edge Inc. private for $4.1M to minority shareholders.

Bunge to acquire Viterra for US $9B

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Bunge Limited to acquire Viterra Limited from Glencore, CPP Investments, BCI for US $8.2B in a stock and cash transaction ($6.2B in stock, $2B in cash). Bunge will assume US $9.8B of Viterra debt (associated with $9B of highly-liquid Readily Marketable Inventories).

Coliseum Capital to invest additional up to US $150M in NFI Group

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NFI Group Inc. entered into agreement with Coliseum Capital Management, LLC for investment of up to US $150M by Coliseum, up to US $175M from Coliseum private placement and an alternative offering

Silversmith’s TMA Systems acquires Maxpanda

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Silversmith Capital Partners backed TMA Systems acquired Maxpanda from founders Steve Kyriakidis and Gary Dessler.

Conquest Planning secures $24M Series A

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Conquest Planning secured $24M Series A funding led by Fidelity International Strategic Ventures with participation of Portage, BNY Mellon and RBC.

RocketRez secures US $15M Series B led by Level Equity

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John Pendergrast founded RocketRez secured US $15M Series B led by Level Equity. Charles Chen from Level Equity will join the RocketRez board of directors, joining Blueprint Equity from its previous funding round.

Monteris Medical secures US $73M Series D and debt funding

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Monteris Medical secured US $35M Series D led by InnovaHealth Partners with participation of Birchview Capital and US $28M debt facility provided by Madryn Asset Management, LP with option to draw an additional US $10M.

EnerPure announces $10M private placement and plan for public listing

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Todd Habicht founded EnerPure announced $10M private placement and officially announced plan to go public on a Canadian exchange. Ascenta Finance Corp. (lead) and Moneta Advisory Partners act as placement agents.

TriWest Capital Partners acquires Monarch Industries

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TriWest Capital Partners, with support of BDC Capital Growth Equity Partners, BMO Capital Partners and Export Development Canada (EDC), acquired majority interest in Monarch Industries from Merit Capital Partners and management shareholders.

AIMCo to acquire Cando Rail & Terminals from TorQuest Partners

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Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) to acquire a 100% equity stake in Cando Rail & Terminals Ltd. from TorQuest Partners, founder Gord Peters, and Cando employee shareholders.

Carlyle backed Arctic Glacier acquires North Star Ice

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The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG)'s Carlyle Global Partners backed Arctic Glacier acquired North Star Ice Ltd. from Ross Smibert and family.

Neo Financial secures CDN $185M Series C led by Valar Ventures

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Andrew Chau led Neo Financial secured CDN $185M Series C, at CDN $1B+ valuation, led by Valar Ventures with participation of Tribe Capital, Altos Ventures, Maple VC, Blank Ventures, Gaingels, and Knollwood Investment Advisory. In addition to Series C funding, a secondary share sale was also offered.

Farmers Edge secures $75M credit facility with Fairfax Financial

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Farmers Edge Inc. (TSX: FDGE) entered into $75 million secured credit facility with controlling shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and/or certain of its affiliates.

Apollo’s Intrado acquires venture backed Permission Click

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Apollo Global Management, Inc. backed Intrado Corporation acquired Permission Click from founders Chris Johnson, Scott Macaulay, Kevin Buckner, investors, Friesens Corp., Real Ventures, and others.

Exchange Income acquires Crew Training International for US $45M

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Exchange Income Corporation acquired Crew Training International, Inc. (CTI) from founder & CEO Alan Mullen for US $45M in EIC stock and cash.

Cynosure and Jessiman Family Investments invest $85M in Wellington-Altus

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The Cynosure Group and Jessiman Family Investments (JFI) invested $85M for minority stakes in Wellington-Altus. Wellington-Altus' founders, advisors, and management team will continue to control and operate the business.

Hoot Reading secured $3M seed financing led by Spin Master Ventures

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Online tutoring platform Hoot Reading secured $3M seed funding led by Spin Master Ventures, the newly established corporate venture arm of Spin Master Corp. (TSX: TOY)

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