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21 April 2015

Metalmark-led group snaps up stake in Kissner Milling

snow snowflake ice An investor group led by US-based private equity firm Metalmark Capital has acquired a majority stake in Canadian rock salt distributor Kissner Milling Company.

21 April 2015

Canada’s Catalyst holds $650m first close of Fund V after 11 weeks

toronto-skyline-791336-m Toronto-based Catalyst Capital Group is halfway to its $1.25bn target for Fund V having held a $650m first close for the vehicle.

15 April 2015

HarbourVest eyes new LPs in Canada’s growing VC market says exec $

Rapisarda Senia By opening an office in Toronto HarbourVest is looking to engage with new LPs and capitalise on the growing opportunities in the country’s venture market according to principal Senia Rapisarda.

8 April 2015

Lion snaps up engagement ring seller Spence Diamonds

download (99) UK-based private equity firm Lion Capital has agreed a deal to purchase Canadian custom engagement ring seller Spence Diamonds.

7 April 2015

PenFund hands $70m to Canada’s GoodLife Fitness Centres

The Gym Group Canadian private equity firm PenFund has provided a $70m loan to GoodLife Fitness Centres.

1 April 2015

BDC Venture, SR One lead $21m Series D for Canadian biotech company

download (3) GlaxoSmithKline's venture capital arm SR One and BDC Venture Capital have co-led a $21m funding round for acute kidney injury specialist Thrasos Therapeutics.

31 March 2015

OTPP’s veteran chief investment officer set to retire

neil-petroff Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have announced that executive vice president and chief investment officer Neil Petroff will retire on June 1.

31 March 2015

CPPIB, Hermes land £1.6bn deal for UK port operator ABP

port-nolloth-pier-1170279-m The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and UK investor Hermes Infrastructure have agreed to pick up a 30 per cent stake in Associated British Ports.

31 March 2015

Canada’s Birch Hill eyes $1bn for Fund V

parallels-1227576-m Canadian mid-market investor Birch Hill Equity Partners has launched its fifth fund and stated a target of $1bn for the vehicle.

16 March 2015

CPPIB pays $200m for Hong Kong broadband company stake

software binary code computer The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has paid HK$1.55bn ($20m) for a 17 per cent stake in Hong Kong Broadband Network.

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