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Equicapita was founded in 2013 to access the emerging SME buyout investment thesis. We have successfully partnered with management teams in multiple transactions and continue to grow

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2013

January 6

Jun 01, 2013

Jun 01, 2013

Equicapita launched. Calgary office opened.

2014

May 7

May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014

Levy’s Machine Works acquisition completed

 

May 26

May 26, 2014

May 26, 2014

Metercor Inc acquisition completed

2015

January 1

Jan 1, 2015

Jan 1, 2015

A&R Metal acquisition completed

January 6

Jun 1, 2015

Jun 1, 2015

North West Crane acquisition completed.

2016

March 21

Mar 21, 2016

Mar 21, 2016

CCMET acquisition completed

 

April 21

Apr 21, 2016

Apr 21, 2016

Internal Operations group formed

November 21

Nov 21, 2016

Nov 21, 2016

Nutter’s Bulk Natural Food acquisition completed

 

2017

June 1

Jun 1, 2017

Jun 1, 2017

Crossed $10M in run rate EBITDA 

2018

April 9

Apr 9, 2018

Apr 9, 2018

Smitty’s acquisition completed

 

July 1

Jul 1, 2018

Jul 1, 2018

ESP acquisition completed

December 14

Dec 14, 2018

Dec 14, 2018

I-XL Building Products acquisition completed

December 20

Dec 20, 2018

Dec 20, 2018

Shaw Group of Laborotories acquisition completed.

2019

March 19

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019

Unitholders vote overwhelmingly in support of extending fund’s life to March 19 2024

 

April 2

Apr 2, 2018

Apr 2, 2018

Open Burlington ON office

April 5

Apr 5, 2019

Apr 5, 2019

Master Mechanic acquisition completed

August 1

Aug 1, 2019

Aug 1, 2019

Wingenback Inc. acquisition completed

 

October 30

Jan 1, 2019

Jan 1, 2019

Crossed $20M in run rate EBITDA

December 1

Dec 31, 2019

Dec 31, 2019

North West Crane Sold

December 31

DEC 31, 2019

DEC 31, 2019

Caryl Baker Visage acquisition completed

2020

January 1

Jan 1, 2020

Jan 1, 2020

Crossed $30M in run rate EBITDA