Ardenton Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Ardenton Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebuilding materials (14%) and information technology (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (80%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (14%). In total, Ardenton Capital has invested in 1 US state and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Ardenton Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Ardenton Capital

Ardenton Capital Corp.

1100 Melville Street, Suite 220,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4A6
Canada
www.ardenton.com
info@ardenton.com

Ardenton Capital is a private equity firm focused on partnering with profitable (> $5 million of EBITDA) middle-market companies throughout North America and the UK. Ardenton is sector agnostic but looks for opportunities in the infrastructure, building materials, business services, IT/communications, consumer products, food, and healthcare sectors. The Firm does not have an investment horizon and actively works with management to drive growth. Ardenton Capital was established in 2009 and is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Retail

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 15
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of CAD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 14 1 - - - - 15
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - 1 - 2
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Leone Fence Co. Ltd. 2023-12-05 - Trade Sale
Mississauga, Ontario · www.leonefence.com
Canadian Posters International Inc. 2020-01-09 - Growth Capital
Toronto, Ontario · www.picreativeart.com
Pebbles Care Ltd. 2019-11-28 - Growth Capital
Dunfermline, United Kingdom · www.pebblescare.com
Food Innovations Baking Group 2019-06-18 - Growth Capital
Cheshire, United Kingdom · www.foodinnovations.co.uk
Budget Greeting Cards Ltd. 2019-03-11 - Growth Capital
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.bgcwholesale.com
Interpro Technical Services 2019-01-14 - Sold to Management
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia · www.interprotech.ca
Shaftec Automotive Components Ltd. 2018-11-30 - Growth Capital
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.shaftec.com
PP Control & Automation Limited 2018-07-03 - Growth Capital
West Midlands, United Kingdom · www.ppcanda.com
Achieve One LLC 2018-03-23 - Growth Capital
Glen Allen, Virginia · www.achieve-1.com
Comtrad Strategic Sourcing 2017-10-20 - Growth Capital
Mississauga, Ontario · www.comtradsourcing.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Building Materials 1 (9%) - 2 (13%) -
Information Technology 2 (18%) - 2 (13%) -
Machinery 2 (18%) - 2 (13%) -
Automotive 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
Business Services 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
Consumer Services 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
Distribution - - 1 (7%) -
Engineering - - 1 (7%) -
Food - - 1 (7%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
Retail 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 11 - 15 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 5 (45%) - 8 (53%) -
  Ontario 4 (36%) - 5 (33%) -
  Saskatchewan 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
  Alberta - - 1 (7%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (7%) -
United Kingdom 5 (45%) - 6 (40%) -
United States 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
  Virginia 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 11 - 15 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 10 (91%) - 12 (80%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (13%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (9%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 11 - 15 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Sold to Management 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

FAQ

When was Ardenton Capital founded?

Ardenton Capital was founded in 2009.

What type of investor is Ardenton Capital?

Ardenton Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Ardenton Capital headquartered?

Ardenton Capital is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.

How much capital does Ardenton Capital have under management?

Ardenton Capital has 300M CAD under management.

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