Nouvelles et évènements


Antin Infrastructure Partners to Acquire FirstLight

February 21, 2018

Acquisition will further accelerate FirstLight’s growth and enhance capabilities for customers

Albany, NY – February 21, 2018 – FirstLight, a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast U.S., announced today that Antin Infrastructure Partners (“Antin”) has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire FirstLight from Oak Hill Capital Partners IV (“Oak Hill”). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Novacap acquires interest in Mailhot Industries

February 16, 2018

Longueuil, February 15, 2018 – Novacap, a leading Canadian private equity firm, today announced it is acquiring interest in Mailhot Industries, a manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders renowned for technological innovation and headquartered in Saint-Jacques, Québec. All 324 employee positions at the company will be maintained, as will all management roles, and Novacap plans to invest in the company’s growth to help it expand into new markets.

Owen & Company (“Kingsdown Canada”) Completes the Strategic Acquisition of Zedbed

February 13, 2018

Montreal, February 12, 2018 – Novacap backed Owen & Company, a leading mattress manufacturer operating in Canada primarily under the Kingsdown brand, proudly announces that it has acquired Zedbed Inc., a Quebec-based manufacturer of eco-friendly memory foam mattresses, motion bases, and sleep products. This acquisition is part of an aggressive growth plan undertaken by Kingsdown Canada to increase its market penetration and broaden its luxury sleep product offerings across North America. 

NOVACAP acquires majority stake in Joseph Ribkoff, a flagship in the fashion sector

February 05, 2018

Montréal, December 6, 2017 - NOVACAP, a Canadian leader in private equity, is proud to announce that it has partnered with Joseph Ribkoff, one of Canada's leading fashion designers, present in more than 64 international markets, by acquiring a majority stake in the company. This transaction is financed by the NOVACAP Industries IV Fund, in partnership with the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, founder Joseph Ribkoff and company executives.

Appointments at Novacap

February 05, 2018

(Montréal, January 2018) : Supporting its continuing strong growth, NOVACAP, a leading Canadian private equity firm, welcomes two new partners within its teams:

Novacap TMT Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Horizon Telcom

January 25, 2018

Chillicothe, OH – January 25th, 2018 – Novacap TMT (“Novacap”), one of Canada’s leading private equity firms, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Horizon Telcom (“Horizon”), a premier provider of fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services operating primarily in Ohio. Under the terms of the agreement, Novacap will acquire the company from its current owners, which is comprised of over 280 shareholders. At the closing of the transaction, Novacap will continue to work with the existing management team and invest to grow the business throughout the region, while it continues to provide the highest quality of service to its customers.

Novacap makes strategic investment in Leading Edge Geomatics

November 06, 2017

Montreal, Quebec – November 6, 2017: Novacap, one of Canada’s leading private equity firms, today announced that it has made a strategic investment in Leading Edge Geomatics (“Leading Edge”), a New Brunswick-based provider of aerial survey and geomatics services and solutions. 

Novacap sells to 365 Data Centers

September 27, 2017

365 Data Centers Acquires Hybrid Data Center Services Provider

Adds Network, IP, DRaaS, and Cloud Product Offerings, Two Florida Edge Markets, and a Significant Enterprise Customer Base

Novacap closes TMT V Fund at $840 Million

July 20, 2017

  • Novacap raises Canada’s largest private equity fund focused on the Technology, Media and Telecom (“TMT”) sector
  • The Fund will invest in TMT companies with revenues of $30 million to $300 million
  • New fundraising brings the Firm’s total capital raised to over $2.6 billion since inception, with current assets under management of $2.26 billion