Equicapita Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Equicapita has acquired 1 company.

Equicapita’s most common sectors for investment arefranchising (29%) and distribution (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Advisors 4

Equicapita

Suite 300, 4954 Richard Rd S.W.,
Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1
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: Automotive, 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 12 1 1 - - - 14
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Protec Dental Laboratories Ltd. 2021-10-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.protecdental.com
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 · metrotesting.ca
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Franchising 4 (29%) - 4 (29%) -
Distribution 2 (14%) - 2 (14%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (14%) - 2 (14%) -
Manufacturing 2 (14%) - 2 (14%) -
Automotive 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Engineering 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Transportation 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Utilities 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 14 - 14 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 14 (100%) - 14 (100%) -
  Alberta 6 (43%) - 6 (43%) -
  British Columbia 4 (29%) - 4 (29%) -
  Ontario 3 (21%) - 3 (21%) -
  Saskatchewan 1 (7%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 14 - 14 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 14 (100%) - 14 (100%) -
Total 14 - 14 -

Top M&A Advisors

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

FAQ

When was Equicapita founded?

Equicapita was founded in 2013.

What type of investor is Equicapita?

Equicapita is a private equity firm.

Where is Equicapita headquartered?

Equicapita is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.

How much capital does Equicapita have under management?

Equicapita has 300M CAD under management.

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