Private Equity - Canada
Launched in 2021, Sagard Private Equity Canada (“SPEC”) focuses on Canadian middle-market opportunities.
SPEC leverages our team’s 25 years of experience in private equity investing in North America and Europe as well as our middle–market private credit business in North America.
Based in Montreal and focused across Canada, the team is led by Marie–Claude Boisvert and Patrick Daignault.
Investment approach and criteria
We build businesses, partnering with management teams and other like-minded investors. Delivering operating, strategic and financial expertise, we seek to help each portfolio company achieve its full potential by accelerating its growth trajectory.
- Proven private equity and middle market insight and expertise
- Value-add network allowing for differentiated sourcing and value creation
- Ability to invest as a control or active minority shareholder
What we look for
- $10M+ EBITDA sound businesses in strong industries with attractive organic or acquisition growth opportunities
- Strong management talent seeking aligned partnership and vision
- Ability to accelerate performance with people, capital or network
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