Nouvelles et évènements


GroupAssur merges with Evolution Insurance

April 20, 2021

GroupAssur becomes the Largest Independent Canadian-owned P&C Managing General Agent with this merger

MONTRÉAL, April 20, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - GroupAssur, a Canadian Managing General Agent ("MGA") specializing in Property and Casualty ("P&C") insurance lines, today announced that it has merged with Evolution Insurance ("Evolution"), an MGA and wholesaler specializing in complex risks that offers its facilities, programs and services to Canadian brokers. Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, owns a majority interest in GroupAssur. Following the combination, each company will initially continue to operate under their existing brand names, with an objective of full integration in 2022.

Syntax Expands Global Presence and SAP on AWS Capabilities Through Acquisition of Linke

April 15, 2021

The Montreal-based firm acquires Linke to expand its European presence and strengthen its existing suite of SAP and Amazon Web Services (AWS) offerings

MONTREAL, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Syntax, the leading multi-cloud and multi-ERP managed cloud provider for mission-critical applications, expanded its global presence today through the acquisition of Linke, a preeminent provider of SAP on Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions in the Iberian, French, and Nordic markets. Syntax currently provides cloud solutions and services to customers in a variety of major industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, construction, transportation, utilities and more. With this acquisition, Syntax combines its own renowned capabilities with those of Linke, allowing it to assist even more companies in the broader EMEA market on their journeys to the Cloud. Syntax is a portfolio company of Novacap, a Montreal-based private equity firm.

Novacap Closes TMT VI at US$1.865 Billion

February 17, 2021

Firm's largest ever investment vehicle brings assets under management to more than C$6 Billion, builds momentum for 40th anniversary

MONTREAL, Feb. 17, 2021 - Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, announced today the closing of Novacap TMT VI ("TMT VI" or "the Fund") at US$1.865 billion, including significant commitments from the Novacap partners and employees as well as from Novacap's Executive Fund. The Fund is the largest ever raised by Novacap.

PIPP Horticulture Acquires Vertical Air Solutions

December 15, 2020

This acquisition solidifies Pipp’s position as the preeminent Mobile Vertical Grow Rack provider for indoor vertical farming and horticulture industries

WALKER, MICHIGAN, December 10, 2020 – Pipp Horticulture (a division of Pipp Mobile Storage Systems, Inc., backed by Novacap) (“Pipp”), the leading provider of space‐saving, multi‐level mobile cultivation systems, announced today that it has acquired Vertical Air Solutions LLC (“VAS”). Based in Santa Cruz, California, VAS is a leader in providing air circulation systems and related products to the global indoor vertical farming industry.

Novacap Acquires Logibec

December 02, 2020

Transaction brings Logibec back to Canadian ownership

MONTREAL, December 2, 2020 – Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, in partnership with Investissement Québec, today announced that it has acquired Logibec, a Montreal-based healthcare software company. The transaction brings back Logibec to Canadian ownership.

Nuvei to Acquire Base Commerce, LLC, a Leading Provider of Integrated Payment Solutions

December 01, 2020

MONTREAL, Dec. 01, 2020 -- Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), o the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, today announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Base Commerce, LLC (“Base”), a leading provider of integrated payment solutions. The transaction is expected to close on or about December 31, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

Novacap Portfolio Company, The Master Group acquires Alberta motor distributor Soper’s Supply Ltd.

November 10, 2020

Master diversifies its offerings and obtains expertise in the electric motor sector

MONTREAL, November 10th, 2020 – Novacap is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, The Master Group, the most important independent distributor of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration products (CVCA-R) in Canada has completed the acquisition of Alberta-based Soper’s Supply Ltd. (“Soper’s”). Soper’s specializes in the sale and distribution of electric motors, fans, blowers, and pumps and is one of Canada's largest distributors of HVAC-R motors. Soper's services Western Canada from their branches in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Surrey and Vancouver.

Nuvei Completes Acquisition of Smart2Pay, Strengthens Presence in High-Growth Digital Markets and Expands Payment Methods

November 02, 2020

Acquisition creates one of the largest alternative payment method solution providers in the world

MONTREAL and AMSTERDAM, November 2, 2020Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Smart2Pay Global Services B.V. (“Smart2Pay”).

La consolidation du secteur des services financiers s’amorce pour Novacap

October 23, 2020

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

Après avoir participé à la création de géants industriels et technologiques québécois tels que Knowlton Development Corporation, IPL et Nuvei, la firme d’investissement privée Novacap s’attaque maintenant au secteur financier, pour lequel elle a mis sur pied un fonds de 500 millions qui a déjà investi dans trois entreprises avec l’objectif d’en faire des consolidateurs dans leur marché respectif.


October 05, 2020

MONTREAL, October 5, 2020 - Novacap, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, announced that it acquired an interest in AGA Financial Group Inc. (“AGA”), one of Quebec’s leading employee benefits advisory firms and third-party administrators of group insurance and retirement plans.