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Owen & Company (“Kingsdown Canada”) and Kingsdown Inc. merge in Novacap backed transaction

April 03, 2018

Montreal, April 3, 2018Novacap backed Owen & Company, a leading manufacturer of handcrafted luxury mattresses, operating in Canada primarily under the Kingsdown brand, is pleased to announce its merger with its US counterpart Kingsdown Inc., one of the most renowned mattress manufacturers in America. The transaction is supported by Novacap, a Canadian leader in private equity, though its Industries IV fund.


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.


Novacap Announces Partnership With Bestar Inc.

July 20, 2017

Montreal, Quebec, July 20, 2017 – Novacap, a Canadian leader in private equity, today announced a partnership with Bestar Inc. (“Bestar“). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Anne Darche joins KDC’s Board of Director

July 11, 2017

MONTREAL, Quebec, July 11, 2017 – Knowlton Development Corporation ("KDC"), a leading contract manufacturer of health and beauty-care products with its head office in Longueuil, Quebec, announces the appointment of Anne Darche to the Corporation’s Board of Directors.



Mucci Farms Announces Partnership with NOVACAP to Finance its Growth

May 23, 2017

KINSGVILLE, Ontario, May 23, 2017 – Mucci Farms (“Mucci”), one of the largest growers, packers and shippers of greenhouse vegetables in North America, is pleased to announce a partnership with NOVACAP, one of Canada’s leading private equity firms. 



LDC Logistics consolidates ownership in Metro Supply Chain Group

February 02, 2017

LDC Logistics committed to driving continued global growth at MSCG

Montreal, Quebec; February 2, 2017 – LDC Logistics Holdings (LDC Logistics), a diversified holding company, and Metro Supply Chain Group (Metro SCG), a leading Third Party Logistics Services provider (3PL) in North America and Europe, announced today that LDC Logistics has acquired the remaining shares of Metro SCG it did not already own from NOVACAP, one of Canada’s leading private equity firms. With the close of the transaction on January 31, 2017, LDC Logistics becomes the sole shareholder of Metro SCG. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.