CDPQ, CPPIB backed WSP Global (TSX: WSP) acquired Oslo, Norway based UnionConsult Gruppen AS, a 160 employee design and technical advisory firm, specialized in the Buildings sector.
National Bank of Canada, Fonds de solidarité, Fondaction, CRCD backed La Coop fédérée to acquire Cargill's grain and crop inputs assets in Ontario
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) invested $10 million for a minority stake in FX Innovation.
Fondaction backed Ficodis acquired Elite Tools, a division of Les Scies Mercier Inc.
XPND Capital acquired a minority (30%) stake in DIREXYON in December 2017. Financial terms were not disclosed.
TELUS Ventures, CRCD, IQ backed Alithya Group to go public via reverse take-over (RTO) of Edgewater Technology (NASDAQ: EDGW)
Arianne Phosphate (TSX-V: DAN; OTC: DRRSF; FSE: JE9N) closed a private placement with Government of Quebec for gross proceeds of $1,407,000.
Fonds de solidarité backed Premier Tech acquired Hapert, Netherlands based Swabo Machinebouw & Toelevering
Agrisoma Biosciences secured $12M Series C with Cycle Capital Management, Desjardins Capital, Groupe Lune Rouge, BDC Capital
Government of Québec, through Capital Mines Hydrocarbures fund managed by Ressources Québec, invested $5M in Monarques Gold Corp. (TSX-V: MQR; OTC: MRQRF; FSE: MR7)
OMERS backed Purpose Financial to acquire Thinking Capital from TorQuest Partners and Jeff Mitelman
Herschel Segal, co-founder of DAVIDsTEA (NASDAQ: DTEA), explores privatization of the company