EdgeStone Capital Partners

About

EdgeStone Capital Partners is one of Canada's leading private equity firms with in excess of $2.5 billion of funds committed to date from institutional and high-net-worth clients. EdgeStone provides capital, strategic direction and business and financial advice to help promising mid-market and early-stage companies achieve their full potential. EdgeStone leverages the resources of its broad business network and ensures an alignment of interests to achieve superior returns for all stakeholders.

Since inception, EdgeStone has managed a variety of private capital vehicles, including a mezzanine debt fund, a fund of funds, an equity fund targeting the energy sector, and venture capital and private equity funds. Today, EdgeStone’s strategy is focused on its private equity business. EdgeStone invests in a variety of carefully selected companies in the middle-market, offering above average long-term potential. EdgeStone looks to partner with proven and experienced senior management teams with track records of success in their industries to build market-leading businesses via organic growth and acquisition strategies.

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Strategy

EdgeStone is active in the market looking to invest in businesses with the following attributes:

EBITDA range of $10 - $50 million and EV range of $50 - $250 million
Light manufacturing, business services and consumer services with a Canadian focus
Equity and equity-like investments, with flexibility
Majority ownership/control positions and active board involvement
Attractive business fundamentals with a high return on capital and strategic and/or organic growth opportunities
Management buy-in or buy-out, acquisition and roll-up strategy, recapitalization, growth capital, divestiture of non-core business and succession planning
Long-term hold periods

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  • Industry Focus
    Diversified
  • Year Founded
    1999
  • Address
    Suite 1002, 141 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5H 3L5
  • Key Personnel
    Samuel L. Duboc, Partner
    Gilbert S. Palter, Partner
    Stephen O. Marshall, Partner