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Novacap Quebec's portfolio company Bestar acquires the American Bush Industries

January 14, 2020

MONTREAL, January 14, 2020 - Novacap, one of Canada’s leading private equity firms, is proud to announce today that Bestar, one of its portfolio companies designing and manufacturing ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture, has acquired Bush Industries, a leading American manufacturer of case goods and RTA furniture for the office and home.


NOVACAP’S PORTFOLIO COMPANY NITREX ACQUIRES G-M ENTERPRISES

January 08, 2020

MONTREAL, January 8, 2020 - Novacap, one of Canada’s leading private equity firms, announces that Nitrex, one of their Québec portfolio companies, a global leading provider of fully integrated heat-treating solutions and technologies, acquired G-M Enterprises, an American based company selling internationally, specialized provider of vacuum furnaces headquartered in Corona, California.


ENGHOUSE SYSTEMS ACQUIRES DIALOGIC FROM NOVACAP

January 03, 2020

Dialogic’s Software Business Expands Enghouse’s Product Portfolio

MONTREAL, January 3, 2020 - Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired Dialogic Group Inc. from Novacap, one of Canada’s leading private equity firms.


NOVACAP officially launches its new financial services fund

December 03, 2019

Novacap is the first private equity firm in Canada to launch a fund dedicated to financial services.

MONTREAL, December 3, 2019 - Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, announced the introduction of a new sector fund and its first closing. Novacap Financial Services I (the "Fund") gathered initial commitments of C$260 million, a strong start toward its target of C$500 million. A second group of institutional investors is expected to close in Q1 2020.


INVESTIR DANS LES LEADERS MONDIAUX EN DEVENIR

November 26, 2019

(no English version available) Un article rédigé par Jean-Philippe Décarie de La Presse

Après avoir réalisé plus de 130 investissements dans des entreprises québécoises industrielles et de technologies au cours des 30 dernières années, voilà que la société de placement privé Novacap se lance dans la consolidation et le soutien à la croissance de firmes du secteur financier en créant un Fonds services financiers.


NOVACAP CLOSES INDUSTRIES FUND AT C$940 MILLION

November 21, 2019

Novacap announced the final closing of Novacap Industries V, L.P. on C$940 million of total third-party capital commitments, exceeding its original target and hard cap due to oversubscribed demand and strong support from its investors. The Fund invests in companies with strong growth potential in the industrial and manufacturing sectors as well as in service and distribution in the North American middle market. 

MONTREAL, November 21, 2019 - Novacap, one of Canada’s leading private equity firms, announced it closed its latest private equity fund, Novacap Industries V (the “Fund”), at its hard cap with total commitments of C$940 million. The Fund surpassed its target size by nearly 45%, driven by strong demand from new and existing investors.

 



Novacap Acquires Interest in Foliot Furniture

November 05, 2019

BROSSARD, QC, November 5, 2019 - Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms and Foliot Furniture, a leader in the design and manufacture of quality furnishings for the hospitality and educational housing sectors, announced today their partnership. Novacap has acquired a majority stake in this Quebec-based company, alongside the current management team and the Fonds de solidarité FTQ. Foliot Furniture's mission is to provide exceptional service to its customers while creating a harmonious environment for employees and the surrounding community. Novacap intends to pursue the company's growth and support the management team in its development opportunities.


Notice of appointment - Eric Desrosiers, Senior Partner

September 09, 2019

MONTREAL, September 9, 2019 - Mr. Pascal Tremblay, President and Managing Partner, NOVACAP, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Eric Desrosiers, as Senior Partner, NOVACAP. Mr. Desrosiers will join the TMT team.


Novacap completed its largest acquisition at US $889 million

August 14, 2019

Nuvei, one of Novacap’s portfolio companies, executes SafeCharge’s acquisition for US $889 million

MONTREAL, August 14, 2019 - Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, is proud to announce that its portfolio company Nuvei, a Montreal-based payment technology company, has completed the acquisition of SafeCharge International Group Limited for US $889 million. SafeCharge provides global omni-channel payments services from card acquiring and issuing to payment processing and checkout, all underpinned by advanced risk management solutions. Its fully featured proprietary payment platform connects directly to all major payment card schemes including Visa, Mastercard, American Express and UnionPay International, as well as over 150 local payment methods.