Azimuth Capital Management is one of Canada’s leading energy-focused private equity fund managers. With $1.6 billion of assets under management and an additional $1.7 billion of co-investment capital, Azimuth has thoughtfully assembled a valuable portfolio of conventional and unconventional upstream oil and gas businesses, complemented by innovative energy technology and infrastructure opportunities.

Azimuth is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta – Canada’s energy capital. Our presence in Calgary positions our experienced team of engineering and investment professionals to successfully navigate through the dynamic energy environment.

We specialize in partnering with sophisticated long-term investors to build primarily western Canadian energy opportunities, together with a reach that selectively extends internationally. Our investments support growth-oriented experienced management teams with track records of value creation in energy development. Strong alignment of the objectives of our management teams and limited partners, combined with engaged direction from Azimuth leaders, delivers strong performance.

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Successfully investing in the energy industry requires an ability to navigate through, and take advantage of, the risks inherent in the sector.

Azimuth’s established presence in Canada’s energy capital has enabled us to build strong relationships with leading energy executives and emerging leaders in Canada and internationally. Our experience and relationships position Azimuth to identify industry trends and capture investment opportunities.

We actively work with our portfolio companies to assess and manage risk, develop and execute business and financing plans and, ultimately, optimize exit strategies.


Intellectual curiosity provides a catalyst to develop inventive solutions to create value.


Azimuth is an active and engaged manager, providing a guiding influence to navigate the dynamic and challenging energy environment.


Governance and incentives must support the common objectives of shareholders and management to drive optimal outcomes.


Our core objective is to deliver consistently strong risked returns to our Limited Partners.


We invest in experienced management teams with differentiated strategies building profitable, sustainable businesses – strengthening the economy and creating opportunities.

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Contact Info

Centennial Place East
3110-520 3rd Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 0R3


Key Personnel

Key Personal: Mr. Pentti O. Karkkainen - Co-Founder, Senior Strategy Advisor, and Member of Independent Advisory Board
Mr. D. Jeffrey van Steenbergen - Co-Founder, General Partner, and Managing Partner
Ms. Kim Lynch Proctor - Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel
Ms. Jill Perras - Vice President, Administrative Operations

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