Dancap Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Family Office Profile

Dancap Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment areairlines (50%) and financial services (50%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and growth capital (50%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired IOU Financial for $760K.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Dancap Private Equity

197 Sheppard Ave. West,
Toronto, Ontario M2N 1M9
(416) 590-9444

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.

Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Airlines, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Acquisition Financing, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of CAD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $760K $760K
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
IOU Financial, Inc. 2011-05-01 760K CAD Growth Capital
Montreal, Quebec · www.ioufinancial.com
Porter Airlines, Inc. 2006-06-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Toronto, Ontario · www.flyporter.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services - - 1 (50%) 760K (100%)
Airlines - - 1 (50%) -
Total - - 2 $760K

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada - - 2 (100%) 760K (100%)
  Quebec - - 1 (50%) 760K (100%)
  Ontario - - 1 (50%) -
Total - - 2 $760K

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital - - 1 (50%) 760K (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (50%) -
Total - - 2 $760K

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $760K
Largest IOU Financial, Inc.
$760K (2011-05-01)


When was Dancap Private Equity founded?

Dancap Private Equity was founded in 2000.

What type of investor is Dancap Private Equity?

Dancap Private Equity is a family office.

Where is Dancap Private Equity headquartered?

Dancap Private Equity is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

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