Equicapita Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Equicapita has acquired 7 companies.

Equicapita’s most common sectors for investment arefranchising (34%) and distribution (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Advisors 4

Equicapita

8561 - 8A Avenue S.W.,
Calgary, Alberta T3H OV5
Canada
(587) 393-0893
www.equicapita.com
distributions@equicapita.com

Equicapita is a private equity firm focused on acquiring lower middle-market companies throughout Canada. The Firm targets smaller businesses valued between $5 and $50 million and generally looks to partner with management when making an acquisition with a long-term approach. Broad areas of interest include industrials, healthcare, and distribution. Equicapita was established in 2013 and is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Distribution, Engineering, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture

Geographic Preferences: Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 5 50
values in millions of CAD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 5 - 4 2 1 - 12
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Visage Cosmetics Ltd. 2020-01-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Toronto, Ontario · www.carylbakervisage.com
Wingenback Ltd. 2019-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Calgary, Alberta · www.wingenback.com
The Master Mechanic, Inc. 2019-04-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Mississauga, Ontario · www.mastermechanic.ca
Shaw Lab Group 2018-12-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
North York, Ontario · www.shawlabgroup.com
I-XL Building Products, Inc. 2018-12-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Surrey, British Columbia · www.ixlbuild.com
ESP Salon Sales 2018-07-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan · www.espsalonsales.com
Smitty's Canada, Inc. 2018-04-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Calgary, Alberta · www.smittys.ca
Nutters Everyday Naturals 2016-11-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Medicine Hat, Alberta · www.nutters.com
Metro Testing + Engineering Ltd. 2016-03-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Burnaby, British Columbia · www.metrotesting.ca
A&R Metal Industries Ltd. 2015-01-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Richmond, British Columbia · www.armetal.net
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Franchising 4 (33%) - 4 (33%) -
Distribution 2 (17%) - 2 (17%) -
Engineering 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Machinery 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Transportation 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Utilities 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 12 - 12 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 12 (100%) - 12 (100%) -
  Alberta 5 (42%) - 5 (42%) -
  Ontario 3 (25%) - 3 (25%) -
  British Columbia 3 (25%) - 3 (25%) -
  Saskatchewan 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 12 - 12 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 12 (100%) - 12 (100%) -
Total 12 - 12 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
7
PwC Law LLP
2
Burstall Winger Zammit LLP
1

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