TriWest is a leading Western Canadian-based private equity firm with 20 years of experience investing in 40 companies representing a broad cross-section of the economy. TriWest was built on the pillars of operational experience and financial expertise and continues to focus on the principle of partnership on which it was founded.
The TriWest team consists of a group of professionals with significant operational, financial and transactional experience. We work closely with our management partners, together proactively putting in place a strategy that maximizes growth potential and value creation by emphasizing operational excellence and an efficient capital structure. TriWest acts as an effective sounding board for management without interfering in the day-to-day operations of the business.
The principals of TriWest have invested significant personal capital in each of our five funds and thereby have a vested interest in the success of every portfolio company.
Founded in 1998, TriWest Capital Partners is one of Canada’s leading private equity firms having raised over $1.25
billion of committed capital. We are entrepreneurial, independent and based in Western Canada.

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TriWest makes significant investments in established, well-run companies with a proven track record of success and a sustainable competitive advantage. We have experience in a broad range of industries, including the service, manufacturing and distribution sectors. We exclude from our target focus businesses in real estate, technology and primary resource development.

Form of Investment
Our investments take the form of equity that can be used to finance a transaction (e.g. management buy-outs and corporate divestitures) or to fund growth opportunities. Having raised over $1.25 billion of committed capital, TriWest is well positioned to provide follow-on equity capital to our portfolio companies if and when required.

Investment Size
We are seeking to make investments in companies with operating earnings/EBITDA in the range of $10 million to $50 million, or higher in certain circumstances. We are also interested in opportunities below this size range if they are a potential strategic fit with one of our existing portfolio companies.

Investment Horizon
TriWest does not have a mandated timeframe for each investment. That said, we have found that most investments span a four- to seven-year time period. We believe that the best way to maximize the value of our investments is to position each company for continued success well beyond our typical investment horizon. Therefore, we focus on sustainable, long-term achievements rather than short-term financial gains.

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Contact Info

4600, 400 3rd Ave. SW
Calgary, AB T2P 4H2


Key Personnel

Dino DeLuca, Chief Operating Officer
Jeff Belford, Senior Managing Director
Chad Danard, Senior Managing Director
Ryan Giles, Senior Managing Director
Mick MacBean, Senior Managing Director
Norm Rokosh, Senior Managing Director

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