Annapolis Capital


Founded in January 2006
$600 million raised since inception
Currently investing Fund VII – $300 million fund

Four partners, all former leaders in the oil and gas industry – total of nine team members with a cross section of backgrounds – geology, accounting, legal and finance

Focused on investments in start-up and early-stage oil and gas exploration and production companies in Canada, mainly in the private domain

Consider investments with visibility to multiple of return over a three to seven year time horizon
Prefer larger investments in a limited number of companies with board representation
Preferred investment size of $15 million to $60 million
Over 40 investments made to date, 90% of which were/are private companies

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Annapolis’ mandate is to generate above average risk adjusted returns in the medium to long term from investments made in the Canadian oil and gas sector. Annapolis' focus is on investments in start-up and early-stage exploration and production companies, primarily in the private domain.

Within the broader context of oil and gas equities, Annapolis believes that stronger returns can be found within the private-company sector, where some of the best and most cost effective teams in the industry operate.

Many highly expertised teams prefer to be private where they can focus on maximizing long-term value. Accordingly, Annapolis invests in this more exclusive private market where a major pool of talent resides, where access to capital is restricted and where private equity funds, like Annapolis, are the preferred source of funding. That said, Annapolis has, and will continue to make investments in publicly traded companies that otherwise meet its investment criteria.

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  • Industry Focus
  • Year Founded
  • Address
    1100, 110 – 9 Avenue SW
    T2P 0T1 Calgary, AB
  • Key Personnel
    Peter Williams Managing Partner, CEO
    Jody Forsyth Managing Partner
    Mark Poelzer Senior VP