Lightspeed raised US $166M from Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Investissement Québec (IQ), iNovia Capital and a credit line from Silicon Valley Bank.
H.I.G. Capital backed AVI-SPL acquired Calgary's Sharp's Audio Visual
TriWest Capital Partners V acquired Vancouver's Coast Wholesale Appliances
Lawson Products acquired The Bolt Supply House Ltd. from John J. McCann and W. Brett Wilson for CDN $40 million.
Bridgit, developer of mobile-first construction software, secured additional seed funding.
Foko, provider of visual communication platform for retail industry, closed new financing (photo credit: Foko)
Foodee closed Series A1 to bring total Series A funding to $9.8M from BDC Capital, BC Tech Fund, Yaletown Partners, Structure Capital, Voyager Capital, private investors
CanWel Building Materials Group to acquire Honsador Building Products group from Grey Mountain Partners for $100M.
LookBookHQ raised US $11M in Series B from Edison Partners, Hyde Park Venture Partners and Huff Capital Inc.
7shifts Employee Scheduling Software secured US $3.5M in new funding led by Tandem Capital and Relay Ventures
O5 Systems/Ideal raised $3M from Mike Durland, Michael Hyatt, Richard Hyatt, MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund (MaRS IAF).
Toromont Industries to acquire Hewitt Equipment Limited from Heclan Holdings Limited for $1.0177 billion.