Banyan Capital Partners is a leading Canadian mid-market private equity firm with a 15-year track record. Banyan invests equity capital alongside Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd. and several Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital high net worth clients.
Banyan offers a unique capital solution relative to other equity sources available to North American mid-market companies.

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Banyan typically invests $7 million to $30 million of equity per transaction in companies that generate trailing 12 month earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of at least $3 million and is actively looking for the following
types of investment opportunities:

• Privately held companies seeking to accelerate growth through acquisition, facilitate ownership change or recapitalize their balance sheet
• Leveraged acquisitions of “orphaned” corporate divisions or small-cap public companies lacking strong institutional investor following
• Micro and small-cap public companies seeking negotiated placements of preferred equity or equity- linked securities
• Senior executives seeking a financial partner to acquire or invest in a company or sector in which they have intimate knowledge and a demonstrated track record of value creation

Attributes of Target Banyan Investments:
• Established businesses that generate consistent free cash flow and attractive returns on invested capital
• Companies that are important to their customers and enjoy strong industry/competitive positions
• Complex situations including management transition, diverging shareholder objectives and structured/hybrid junior capital requirements

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Contact Info

1400-130 King Street West
P.O. Box 240
Toronto, ON M5X 1C8


Key Personnel

Jeff Wigle - Managing Director
Simon Gelinas - Managing Director
Matthew Segal - Managing Director
David Beaumont - Associate
Lisa Sartor - Associate
Scott Morrison - Associate, Business Development

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