EdgeStone Capital Partners is one of Canada’s leading private equity firms. Since inception, EdgeStone has managed in excess of $2 billion for institutional and high-net-worth investors, across a range of private capital vehicles including private equity, venture capital, mezzanine debt, and energy funds, as well as a fund-of-funds.
Today, EdgeStone’s strategy is focused on its private equity business. EdgeStone provides capital, strategic direction, and business and financial advice to carefully selected mid-market (and certain start-up) businesses with highly attractive risk-adjusted return profiles. EdgeStone partners with proven and experienced senior management teams, and leverages the resources of its broad business network, to build market leading businesses via both organic growth and acquisition strategies. EdgeStone strives to ensure a high alignment of interests amongst all stakeholders to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns.
As of December 31, 2015, since inception EdgeStone’s private equity investments have generated an IRR of 52% and 2.0x multiple of investment on realized investments, and an IRR of 38% on realized and unrealized investments.
Source: Edgestone Capital Partners
EdgeStone seeks to invest in businesses with the following attributes:
Existing businesses with an EBITDA range of $10 - $50 million and EV range of $50 - $250 million
Start-ups by experienced management teams in established industries
Light manufacturing business and consumer and financial services with a Canadian focus
Equity and equity-like investments with flexibility in structuring
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
Prefer long-term hold periods
Source : Edgestone Capital Partners
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Samuel L. Duboc, Partner
Gilbert S. Palter, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer
Stephen O. Marshall, Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer