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NOVACAP ACQUIRES INTEREST IN SPECTRUM HEALTH CARE

July 15, 2019

Toronto, July 15th, 2019 – Novacap, a leading Canadian private equity firm, today announced it is acquiring a majority interest in Spectrum Health Care, a top provider of innovative home health care services in Ontario, investing alongside Spectrum’s existing management team. Spectrum offers a range of client-centred health care solutions which include home care nursing, personal and home support, physiotherapy, foot care and corporate wellness. Their motto “Always with you”, is a testament to their dedication to provide clients with exceptional health services that are personalized, flexible, accountable and reliable. Novacap plans to continue to invest in the company’s growth and help it expand throughout Ontario.  Novacap sees tremendous growth potential in Spectrum and will work with management to strengthen Spectrum’s position as a market leader in Home Care in Ontario. 


Novacap-backed GTI expands into U.S. with Jetco acquisition

May 13, 2019

Montreal, May 13, 2019 – Novacap, one of Canada’s leading private equity firms, is proud to announce that its portfolio company GTI Transport Solutions Inc. (“GTI”), a leading provider of open-deck, specialized and over-dimensional freight services has completed the acquisition of Jetco, a Houston-based transporter offering flatbed, heavy-haul, intermodal, logistics, and specialized loads in the Texas region and across the United States. This acquisition allows GTI to establish a strong operational platform in the United States, which will provide GTI with the ability to further strengthen and widen its offering to its customers throughout North America.

 

Photo courtesy of GTI Group/Dominic Dulude


GTI acquires Precision Specialized, a division of Precision Truck Lines

February 11, 2019

Montreal, February 11, 2018 – GTI Transport Solution Inc (“GTI”), a leading provider of open-deck, specialized and over-dimensional freight services, a Novacap-backed company, announces it is acquiring Precision Specialized Division Inc. (PSD), a division of Precision Truck Lines Inc. Located in Woodbridge, Ontario, PSD is a leader of open-deck and heavy haul transportation in the province. All employee positions at the division, including management roles, will be maintained. GTI plans to invest in the company’s growing operations by expanding into new markets. This will begin with all operations moving to Brantford, Ontario and a unified name change to Precision Specialized Inc (“PSI”).



Mailhot Industries Inc., is a leading manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders

November 05, 2018

Founded in 1956, Mailhot Industries is a leading manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders using the latest technologies, renowned for the quality, the durability and the technological innovation of its products. The company offers a complete line of hydraulic cylinders, of both single stage and telescopic variety. It operates manufacturing plants in Quebec and Mexico and distribution centers in Edmonton, Alberta and Nashua, USA.


Noble Foods is a manufacturer of nutrition bars

November 05, 2018

Founded in 1999, Noble Foods is a leading manufacturer of all types of nutrition bars (natural, organic, functional, healthy, diet) in North America. Focused on quality, customer satisfaction, speedy execution and innovation, it operates out of its plant located in Montreal, Quebec.


Novacap acquires interest in Noble Foods

June 20, 2018

Longueuil, June 20th, 2018 – Novacap, a leading Canadian private equity firm, today announced it is acquiring an interest in Noble Foods Nutrition Inc., a manufacturer of nutrition and energy bars renowned for high quality innovative products and headquartered in Pointe-Claire, Québec. All 100 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”) 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.