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).
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
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 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.
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, 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.
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.
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 Inc. (TSX: FDGE) entered into $75 million secured credit facility with controlling shareholder Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and/or certain of its affiliates.
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 Corporation acquired Crew Training International, Inc. (CTI) from founder & CEO Alan Mullen for US $45M in EIC stock and cash.
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.
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)
Sagard Holdings Inc. established real estate investment platform with acquisition of Denver, Colorado based EverWest Real Estate Investors, LLC and EverWest Advisors LLC from Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX: GWO)