Investment Summary

Dancap Private Equity Invests In IOU Financial

On May 1, 2011, family office Dancap Private Equity invested in financial services company IOU Financial, Inc. for 1M CAD

Investment Highlights
  • This is Dancap Private Equity’s 1st transaction in the Financial Services sector.
  • This is Dancap Private Equity’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Dancap Private Equity’s 2nd transaction in Canada.
  • This is Dancap Private Equity’s 1st transaction in Quebec.

Investment Summary

Date 2011-05-01
Target IOU Financial, Inc.
Sector Financial Services
Investor(s) Dancap Private Equity
Deal Type Growth Capital
Deal Value 1M CAD


IOU Financial, Inc.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
IOU Financial, Inc. it provides a financial services.The company via its U.S. subsidiary, IOU Central, provides successful small businesses access to the capital they need to seize growth opportunities quickly. Typical customers include medical and dental practices, grocery and retail stores, restaurant and hotel franchisees and ecommerce companies. In a unique approach to lending,

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Dancap Private Equity

Investor Investor Investor


Category Family Office
Founded 2000
Type Sector Agnostic

Dancap Private Equity is the private equity arm of Dancap Family Investment Office, a diversified investment group. Dancap Private Equity seeks to invest in private equity funds, co-invest alongside partners, as well as make direct private equity investments. For direct investments, Dancap does not have any sector preferences and prefers to invest in financially sound businesses with capital to support growth, a management buyout or to recapitalize the business. Target companies should be profitable with at least $10 million in revenue. Dancap was formed in 2000 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.

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Type (Growth Capital) 1 of 1
State (Quebec) 1 of 1
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Year (2011) 1 of 1
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