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Sigma Systems Officially Becomes a Part of Hansen Technologies

Toronto, Canada – 2 June 2019 – Sigma Systems, the global leader in catalog-driven software, is pleased to announce that as of 1 June 2019, it has officially become a part of Hansen Technologies, a leader in billing, data management and customer care solutions for the Energy, Utilities, Pay-TV and Telecommunications industries. Hansen Technologies is a…

Birch Hill Equity Partners to Acquire Shares of Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd.

TORONTO, September 10, 2018 – Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc., as general partner of each of Birch Hill Equity Partners V, LP, Birch Hill Equity Partners (US) V, LP and Birch Hill Equity Partners (Entrepreneurs) V, LP (collectively, “Birch Hill”), announced today that it has agreed to purchase 43,703,571 common shares (the “Purchased Shares”)…

CCM Hockey to be acquired by Birch Hill Equity Partners

Montreal, QC, July 27, 2017 – Earlier today, adidas announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its CCM ice hockey brand to a newly formed affiliate of Birch Hill Equity Partners. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed during the third quarter of 2017….

Cozzini Bros. Announces Recapitalization with Birch Hill Equity Partners

Des Plaines, IL, March 3, 2017 – Cozzini Bros., Inc. (“Cozzini”) has completed the recapitalization of the company with a majority investment from Birch Hill Equity Partners (“Birch Hill”). Cozzini’s management team will maintain a significant investment in the business. As a result of Birch Hill’s investment, Audax Private Equity will fully realize and exit…

Birch Hill Closes Fund V at $1.3 billion

Toronto, January 25, 2016 − Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce it has closed its fifth private equity fund, raising $1.3 billion from a broad base of international investors. The fund was oversubscribed and surpassed its target size by 30 per cent, reflecting strong interest from existing and new investors. Birch Hill will…

Stericycle Completes Acquisition of Shred-it International Laying Complementary Foundation for Future Growth

Lake Forest, Illinois, October 1, 2015 – Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRCL) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Shred-it International, the global leader in secure information destruction services. The acquisition will strengthen Stericycle’s growth opportunities by providing additional business-to-business compliance solutions, leveraging Stericycle’s existing core capabilities, and expanding the company’s global reach. Stericycle…

Sigma Systems Takes on Investment from Birch Hill Equity Partners

Toronto, June 1, 2015 – Sigma Systems, a leader in catalog-driven omni-channel selling and fulfilment solutions for the communications, media and high-tech industries, has announced that Birch Hill Equity Partners has made a significant investment in Sigma Systems in support of its continued growth plans. In connection with the transaction, Sigma President and CEO, Tim…

Former Industrial Division of Newalta Becomes Terrapure Environmental

Burlington, March 2, 2015 – New stand-alone company has 900 people and operations from coast to coast Today marks the first day of operations for Terrapure Environmental (Terrapure), a new stand-alone environmental services company consisting of the former Industrial Division of Calgary-based Newalta Corporation. Newalta announced the sale of the business, which provides services to…

Shred-it to combine with Cintas’ Document Shredding Business

Toronto, March 19, 2014 – The combined company will operate under the Shred-it name, have revenues in excess of US$600 million, and operate in 18 countries Shred-it International Inc. (“Shred-it”) today announced that it will combine with the document destruction business of Cintas Corporation (“Cintas”) (Nasdaq: CTAS) to create a newly formed company that will…

Secunda Gains Norwegian Partner

Halifax, September 9, 2013 – Secunda Canada LP (“Secunda”) has joined forces with Norwegian-based Siem Offshore (“Siem”) in a move that Secunda Chair, Paul Henry, calls a major development for the east coast offshore sector. Henry and Siem’s CEO, Terje Sorensen, announced today that Siem has acquired a 50 per cent ownership stake in Nova…

HOMEQ Corporation Closes Arrangement with Birch Hill Equity Partners

Toronto, November 30, 2012 – HOMEQ Corporation (“HOMEQ”) (TSX: HEQ) announced today the closing of the previously announced arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) (the “Arrangement”) involving HOMEQ and Monaco Acquisition Inc., an entity controlled by Birch Hill Equity Partners (“Birch Hill”). Under the Arrangement, Birch Hill has indirectly acquired all of the outstanding…

DHX Media closes acquisition of Cookie Jar Entertainment

Acquisition Creates World’s Largest Independent Library of Children’s Entertainment Content and Strengthens Access to Digital Content Buyers HALIFAX, Oct. 22, 2012 /CNW/ – DHX Media Ltd (“DHX”) (TSX: DHX), a leading independent international producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children’s entertainment content, announces the closing of its previously announced deal to acquire the business of…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce the recent sale of its investment in Constellation Software

Toronto, October 20, 2012 – Constellation Software is a leading provider of software and services to a select group of public and private sector markets. With its head office in Toronto, Constellation acquires, manages and builds industry specific software businesses which provide specialized, mission-critical software solutions that address the particular needs of our customers. These businesses…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce the recent sale of Nealanders International Inc.

Toronto, October 2, 2012 – Nealanders is Canada’s leading distributor and producer of food ingredients, providing a wide range of raw materials for the food and personal care market and specializing in the manufacture of antioxidants, release agents, bakery concentrates, dough conditioners and vitamin and mineral enrichment blends. The company’s facilities are located strategically throughout Canada…

Hi-Pro Feeds LP Takes Ownership of Viterra’s North American feed business

Okotoks, AB, April 2, 2012 – Hi-Pro Feeds LP (“Hi-Pro”) has completed customary closing requirements and acquired all of the assets of Viterra’s North American feed business (“the business”), which includes 14 feed mills across Canada and the United States. Hi-Pro is a newlyformed entity owned by the existing management team of the business and Birch…

Secunda Holdings LP Takes Ownership of McDermott Charter Fleet Vessels

Halifax, NS, March 19, 2012 – Secunda Holdings LP has changed the offshore landscape in Atlantic Canada with its recent acquisition of charter fleet vessels from subsidiaries of McDermott International, Inc. (“McDermott”). Secunda Holdings is a newly-formed company backed by Birch Hill Equity Partners, Canada’s leading mid-market private equity firm. Birch Hill, in partnership with Captain…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce the recent sale of EISI

Toronto, November 10, 2011 – EISI, based in Winnipeg, Canada is a leading provider of needs assessment and financial planning software tools. Their flagship products, NaviPlan and Profiles, are the preferred choice for more than 250,000 financial professionals. Since 1990, EISI’s customers have used their needs analysis and financial planning software to help improve efficiency, increase…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce the recent sale of Marsulex Inc.

Toronto, June 24, 2011 – Marsulex Inc., which is based in Toronto, Ontario is a leading provider of industrial services, including environmental compliance solutions for air quality control processing or handling of industrial by-products or waste streams and is a provider and marketer of sulpher-based industrial chemicals. The Company’s services and products are provided to a…

Birch Hill Closes C$1.04 billion Private Equity Fund

Toronto, February 3, 2011− Birch Hill Equity Partners today announced it has closed its fourth private equity fund, raising C$1.04 billion from a group of Canadian and international investors looking to capitalize on the investment opportunities available today in Canadian mid-sized companies. The fund surpassed its initial target size by more than 20 per cent,…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce the recent sale of Atria Networks LP

Toronto, January 4, 2011 − Atria Networks LP owns and operates one of Ontario’s largest fibreoptic networks. Its service territories include; Kitchener, Cambridge, Waterloo, Guelph, Hamilton, Halton Hills, Simcoe County, York Region, Huntsville, Minden, Kawartha Lakes, Lindsay, Peterborough, Cornwall and Ottawa. Atria offers high-dependability broadband metro ethernet, internet and business continuity services as well as co-location…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce the recent sale of Comcare Health Services

Toronto, January 2, 2011 − Comcare is a leading provider of home healthcare throughout Canada. Since 1969, Comcare has been offering home & personal support, nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, social work and speech language pathology. Comcare employs more than 3,000 people in 26 locations across the country, each with strong connections to its community. In 2003,…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce an investment in Mastermind LP

Toronto, November 8, 2010 – Birch Hill Equity Partners announces that is has made an investment in Mastermind LP. (ìMastermindî). Birch Hill has taken a significant stake in Mastermind in order to support growth at Canadaís leading specialty toy retailer. Founded by brothers Jon and Andy Levy in 1984, Mastermind began as a 300 square…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce the recent sale of Bluewave Energy L.P.

Bluewave Energy L.P. (“Bluewave”) is a full-service independent fuel distribution company with more than 50 branches across Canada. Birch Hill’s investment in October, 2006 facilitated the creation of Bluewave through the acquisition and integration of Bluewave Energy Inc., a leading marketer of heating oil and commercial fuels in the Maritimes, and Thermoshell Inc., the heating…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce an investment in Shred-it International Inc.

Toronto, June 5, 2009 − Birch Hill Equity Partners announces that is has made an investment in Shred-it International Inc. (“Shred-it”). This is the twelfth investment made through its $850 million fund, Birch Hill Equity Partners III, LP. Shred-it is a world-leading information security company providing document destruction and records management services that ensure the security…

Birch Hill Equity Partners is pleased to announce an investment in RJ McCarthy LP

Toronto, August, 2008 − Birch Hill Equity Partners announces that is has made an investment in RJ McCarthy LP (“McCarthy’s”). This is the eleventh investment made through its $850 million fund, Birch Hill Equity Partners III, LP. McCarthy’s has been manufacturing school uniforms and outfitting students for over half a century. Their innovative approach to the…

Joint announcement by sleep country canada income fund, birch hill equity partners management inc. and westerkirk capital inc.

Birch hill equity partners management inc. and westerkirk capital inc. enter into an agreement to acquire sleep country canada income fund. (Toronta, Canada – August 13, 2008) – Sleep Country Canada Income Fund (the “Fund”) (Z.UN – TSX), Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc. (“Birch Hill”) and Westerkirk Capital Inc. (“Westerkirk”) announced today that they…

Cookie jar entertainment expands brand portfolio, talent and global reach with closing of dic transaction

Animation library doubles to nearly 6,000 half-hours of children’s entertainment featuring some of the world’s most popular characters “Caillou”, “Arthur”, “The Doodlebops”, “Hurray For Huckle!” and “Johnny Test” welcome “Inspector Gadget”, “Strawberry Shortcake”, “Horseland” “Sonic The Hedgehog” and “Care Bears” into the Cookie Jar. LOS ANGELES/TORONTO (July 22, 2008) – Cookie Jar Entertainment is pleased…

Creation Technologies secures $65 million investment

Investment to accelerate manufacturer’s growth plans. Vancouver, B.C. June 21, 2007 – Creation Technologies LP, a Global Top 50 Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider and expert in manufacturing complex electronics, today announced it has received a $65 million investment from Birch Hill Equity Partners. The proceeds will be used to meet the requirements of the…

Birch Hill Equity Partners Acquire the Leading Large Format Bottled Water Company in Canada

Toronto, August 22, 2006 − Birch Hill Equity Partners Inc. announces that it has acquired Danone Waters of Canada (“DWOC”) from Groupe Danone. DWOC was the leading distributor and manufacturer of large format bottled water in Canada, under the Canadian Springs and Labrador Source banners. The Company will now be called Aquaterra Corporation Ltd. and it…

Birch Hill Equity Partners Makes $48 Million Investment in Biox Corporation

Toronto, August 14, 2006 − Birch Hill Equity Partners Inc. today announced that it has made a $48 million investment in BIOX Corporation (BIOX). Concurrent with the Birch Hill transaction, existing shareholders of BIOX invested a further $22 million by way of cash and the conversion of outstanding debentures for an aggregate equity investment of $70…

Novadent Is Newest Investment from Birch Hill Equity Partners

Toronto, February 27, 2006 − Birch Hill Equity Partners Inc. announces that it has made an investment in Novadent Inc. This is the initial investment made through its recently closed $850 million fund, Birch Hill Equity Partners III, LP. Novadent will make strategic investments in the dental laboratory industry. Novadent’s first acquisition is Issaquah Dental Labs,…

Birch Hill Equity Partners Closes Third Fund at $850 million

Toronto, February 20, 2006 − Birch Hill Equity Partners Inc. announces the closing of its third private equity fund, Birch Hill Equity Partners III, LP. The fund capped investor commitment at $850 million, 30% more than its original target. Approximately 25 leading institutional investors participated as limited partners in the fund. “There was an exceptional response…