Sensient Technologies acquired Natural Products Canada (NPC) backed Mazza Innovation Ltd., a global leader in botanical extraction technology
Advent backed Distribution International, through Crossroads C&I Distributors, acquired assets of Frost Insulation Supplies
Morneau Shepell to acquire LifeWorks Corporation from Thomas H. Lee Partners and Cannae Holdings for CDN $426 million in cash and Morneau Shepell shares.
Global energy and resources private equity firm Denham Capital closed first stand-alone mining fund, Denham Mining Fund, at US $558 million.
CatchMark led consortium including BTG Pactual, Highland Capital Management, Medley, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) closed US 1.39B acquisition of East Texas timberlands
TPG Capital, Fosun, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) backed Cirque du Soleil acquired VStar Entertainment Group and Cirque Dreams
OMERS Private Equity acquired Water Street Healthcare Partners' controlling stake in Premise Health
HOOPP Capital Partners acquired a minority equity investment in Chobani, resulting TPG Capital exiting the company
Tricon Capital and two unnamed institutional investors to form $750M joint venture to acquire single-family rental homes to be valued at $2B including associated leverage.
Boulder, Colorado based Stanley Brothers to go public on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) with Canaccord Genuity Corp. acting as sole bookrunner
Descartes Systems Group (TSX: DSG; NASDAQ: DSGX) acquired certain assets of Velocity Mail from Accucode for US $25 million.
BlockMint Technologies of Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, secured additional private funding