Clearspring Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Clearspring Capital Partners has invested in 1 company.

Clearspring Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areautomotive (10%) and communications (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and growth capital (30%).

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Clearspring Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2008 when it sold Maxxam Analytics International for $237M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Clearspring Capital Partners

30 Wellington Street West Suite 500,
Toronto, Ontario M5L 1E2
Canada
(416) 868-4900
www.cscap.ca
info@cscap.ca

Callisto Capital is a private equity firm focused on ownership/control investments and minority interests in both private and public companies. In addition to equity, Callisto also provides 'near equity' capital including sub-debt with warrants and convertible debt. Callisto's target investment size is between $20 and $50 million. Callisto Capital is based in Toronto, Canada.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Distribution, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Media, Medical Products, Retail, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Acquisition Financing, PIPE

Geographic Preferences: Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 20 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of CAD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 8 1 - 1 - - 10
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $289M $289M
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Groupe Tecnic 2000, Inc. 2022-12-16 - Growth Capital
Laval, Quebec · www.tecnic.ca
Regal Confections 2020-10-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Laval, Quebec · www.regalcandy.com
Voyages Traditours 2019-06-10 - Secondary Buyout
Laval, Quebec · www.traditours.com
DME Brewing Solutions Ltd. (Diversified Metal Engineering) 2019-04-15 - Trade Sale
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island · www.dmebrewing.com
Telecon 2017-07-14 - Growth Capital
Montreal, Quebec · www.telecon.com
Demers Ambulances 2016-11-22 - Secondary Buyout
Beloeil, Quebec · www.demers-ambulances.com
DME Brewing Solutions Ltd. (Diversified Metal Engineering) 2015-11-02 - Growth Capital
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island · www.dmebrewing.com
Town Shoes Ltd. 2014-04-15 52M CAD Trade Sale
Downsview, Ontario · www.townshoes.com
Town Shoes Ltd. 2012-02-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Downsview, Ontario · www.townshoes.com
CBI Health Group Ltd. 2011-01-04 - Secondary Sale
Toronto, Ontario · www.cbihealth.ca
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Medical Pharmacies Group Ltd. 2011-01-01 Medical Pharmacies Group Ltd. - Long-Term Care Pharmacy Division 2021-04-19 1
Markham, Ontario · www.medicalpharmacies.com Markham, Ontario
Demers Ambulances 2016-11-22 Medix Specialty Vehicles LLC 2021-04-13 1
Beloeil, Quebec · www.demers-ambulances.com Elkhart, Indiana · www.medixambulance.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive 1 (17%) - 1 (10%) -
Communications 1 (17%) - 1 (10%) -
Distribution 1 (17%) - 1 (10%) -
Education 1 (17%) - 1 (10%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (10%) -
Leisure 1 (17%) - 1 (10%) -
Life Science 1 (17%) - 1 (10%) -
Machinery - - 1 (10%) -
Retail - - 1 (10%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (10%) -
Total 6 - 10 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 6 (100%) - 10 (100%) -
  Quebec 5 (83%) - 5 (50%) -
  Ontario 1 (17%) - 4 (40%) -
  Prince Edward Island - - 1 (10%) -
Total 6 - 10 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (33%) - 4 (40%) -
Growth Capital 2 (33%) - 3 (30%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (33%) - 2 (20%) -
PIPE - - 1 (10%) -
Total 6 - 10 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (50%) 237M (82%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) 52M (18%)
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 $289M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Jefferies
1
CIBC Capital Markets
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $237M
< $100M 1 $52M
TOTAL $289M
Largest Maxxam Analytics International Corp.
$237M (2008-09-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
2 (20%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

FAQ

When was Clearspring Capital Partners founded?

Clearspring Capital Partners was founded in 2002.

What type of investor is Clearspring Capital Partners?

Clearspring Capital Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Clearspring Capital Partners headquartered?

Clearspring Capital Partners is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

How much capital does Clearspring Capital Partners have under management?

Clearspring Capital Partners has 600M CAD under management.

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