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.
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners backed Alliance Technical Group acquired ORTECH Consulting Inc. from principals Scott Manser, Steve Thorndyke, and Chris Belore.
Connor Atchison and Jenna Earnshaw founded Wisedocs secures US $9.5M Series A funding led by Information Venture Partners, with participation of Thomson Reuters Ventures and ManchesterStory.
Harbourvest Partners raised $189.7M for third Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI) backed fund of funds, HarbourVest Canada Growth Fund III L.P
Spellbook closes its tranched US $20M Series A funding led by Inovia Capital with participation of Thomson Reuters Ventures, The Legaltech Fund, Bling Capital, Moxxie Ventures, Concrete Ventures, Path Ventures, N49P and Good News Ventures.
Brookfield Business Partners' DexKo Global Inc. acquired Cerka Industries Ltd. from Leigh-Ann Morris and Cerka family.
Kohlberg & Company and Graham Partners backed Myers Emergency Power Systems (Myers EPS) acquired Storage Power Solutions from founders Laszlo Lakatos-Hayward and Mike Oreskovic
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.
Calvin Chung and Dr. Afzal Mawji founded Springdel Technologies Incorporated secured $5M Series A funding led by Carbide Ventures with participation of Beyond Ventures.
KPMG Private Enterprise acquired accounting and advisory firm Ruby Stein Wagner from partners Hachem Halabi, Joseph Havas, Kyriakos Linardakis, and Peter Linardakis.
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.
Amy Ding led Requity Homes secured $26M in debt and equity funding led by Highline Beta and Chinese investor Sam Hanhui Sun, with participation of Boardwalk Ventures, Conconi Growth Partners, Archangel Network of Funds, and private investors.