November 2020

BDO Transaction
Advisory Services

ACTIVE MANDATES

Divestiture Advisory

Project Ascend

Ryan Farkas

Ryan Farkas

Toronto

416-775-7804
rfarkas@bdo.ca

  • Aerial lift focused equipment rental company

  • Consistent EBITDA of ~C$4.0 million

  • Based in the Greater Toronto Area

Project Atlantis

Adam Mallon

Adam Mallon

Edmonton

780-643-6192

amallon@bdo.ca

  • Industry specific management and consulting software

  • LTM revenue of ~C$2.4 million

  • Located in Western Canada

Project Axle

Ryan Farkas

Ryan Farkas

Toronto

416-775-7804

rfarkas@bdo.ca

  • Multi brand auto dealership

  • Revenue of ~C$100.0 million

  • Based in Ontario

Project Beat

Bernard Cormier

Bernard Cormier

Montreal

514-218-6263

becormier@bdo.ca

  • Online music promotion agency

  • Revenue of ~C$2.0 million

  • Based in Montreal

Project Blueprint

Ryan Farkas

Ryan Farkas

Toronto

416-775-7804

rfarkas@bdo.ca

  • Residential land developer

  • FY20F revenue of ~C$55.0 million

  • Based in Ontario

Project Bovine

Adam Mallon

Adam Mallon

Edmonton

780-643-6192

amallon@bdo.ca

  • Producer of renewable natural gas

  • Revenue of ~C$2.0 million

  • Located in Western Canada

Project Canyon

Ryan Farkas

Ryan Farkas

Toronto

416-775-7804

rfarkas@bdo.ca

  • Engineering services provider

  • EBITDA of ~C$0.5 million

  • Based in the Greater Toronto Area

Project Clover

Brian Trainor

Brian Trainor

Kitchener/Waterloo

519-904-3226

btrainor@bdo.ca

  • Provider of HR and staffing services

  • FY20F revenue of ~C$26.0 million

  • Based in Ontario

Project Flow

Adam Mallon

Adam Mallon

Edmonton

780-643-6192

amallon@bdo.ca

  • Midstream energy services business

  • EBITDA of ~C$20.0 million

  • Headquartered in Canada with multiple locations in Canada and the US

Project Grain

Brian Trainor

Brian Trainor

Kitchener/Waterloo

519-904-3226

btrainor@bdo.ca

  • Grain processing facility and equipment

  • Processing capacity of ~20,000MT

  • Based in Central Canada

Project Hood

Bernard Cormier

Bernard Cormier

Montreal

514-218-6263

becormier@bdo.ca

  • Distributor of exclusive and specialised apparel for the Canadian market

  • Revenue of ~C$13.0 million and EBITDA of ~C$1.4 million

  • Based in Montreal

Project Legacy

Sunil Sharma

Sunil Sharma

Toronto

416-775-7817

ssharma@bdo.ca 

  • Multi location retailer of luxury products

  • LTM revenue of ~C$20.0 million

  • Based in the Greater Toronto Area

Project Orchid

Ryan Farkas

Ryan Farkas

Toronto

416-775-7804

rfarkas@bdo.ca

  • Leading distributor of Asian foods

  • FY20 revenue of ~$C39.0 million

  • Based in Ontario

Project Organic

Cameron Percy

Cameron Percy

Toronto

416-369-6931

cpercy@bdo.ca

  • Producer of organic greenhouse vegetables

  • FY19 revenue of ~C$11.0 million

  • Based in Ontario

Project Rocinante

Michael Morrow

Michael Morrow

Toronto

416-890-6185

mmorrow@bdo.ca

  • Leadership, training and talent development business

  • FY19 revenue of ~C$7.3 million

  • Based in the Greater Toronto Area

Project Stream

Sunil Sharma

Sunil Sharma

Toronto

416-775-7817

ssharma@bdo.ca

  • Sale of an over-the-top software IP that enables the cloud-based distribution of video content over IP-connected devices

  • IP can be customized to collect, store, manipulate, and deliver other formats of data

  • The company has tax losses of ~C$175.0 million and paid up capital of ~C$350.0 million

Project Switch

Sunil Sharma

Sunil Sharma

Toronto

416-775-7817

ssharma@bdo.ca

  • Premier design-build electrical contractor

  • TTM20 revenue of ~C$24.0 million

  • Based in the Greater Toronto Area

Project Thrive

Michael Morrow

Michael Morrow

Toronto

416-890-6185

mmorrow@bdo.ca

  • Provider of HR services

  • FY20 revenue of ~C$15.0 million

  • Based in Ontario

Project Volume

Michael Morrow

Michael Morrow

Toronto

416-890-6185

mmorrow@bdo.ca

  • Distributor of beauty products

  • LTM revenue of ~C$21.5 million

  • Based in the Greater Toronto Area

Project Zinc

Adam Mallon

Adam Mallon

Edmonton

780-643-6192

amallon@bdo.ca

  • Diversified metal fabrication company

  • LTM revenue of ~$C13.0 million

  • Based in the Prairies

Capital Advisory

Project Antibody

Ethan Dewick

Ethan Dewick

Toronto

647-798-9839
edewick@bdo.ca  

  • Pharmaceutical company in drug discovery and developing therapies for autoimmune deficiencies

  • Equity raise requirement of U$1.0 million

  • Based in Toronto

Project Bloom

Michael Astone

Michael Astone

Toronto

647-730-0907

mastone@bdo.ca

  • Leading Canadian Cannabis Producer & Clinic Network

  • ~$160.0 million enterprise value

  • Based in Southwestern Ontario

Project Fusion

Michael Astone

Michael Astone

Toronto

647-730-0907

mastone@bdo.ca

  • Contract manufacture of cannabis-infused edible products

  • Debt or equity raise requirement of C$9.0 million

  • Headquartered in Winnipeg

Project Rise

Ethan Dewick

Ethan Dewick

Toronto

647-798-9839

edewick@bdo.ca

  • Rental property development and management

  • Equity raise requirement of ~C$20.0 million

  • Based in Ontario

Project Speed

Ethan Dewick

Ethan Dewick

Toronto

647-798-9839
edewick@bdo.ca

  • Provides optimized gaming network

  • Equity raise requirement of C$10.0 million with C$5.0 million already filled

  • Headquartered in Kelowna

Acquisition Mandates

Project Apex

Sunil Sharma

Sunil Sharma

Toronto

416-775-7817
ssharma@bdo.ca

  • Canadian veterinary practice group looking to acquire other multi location veterinary clinics

  • Acquisition criteria: over $700,000 in revenue, multi-location, not dealing with large animals, preferably based in Ontario 

Project Blend

Ryan Farkas

Ryan Farkas

Toronto

416-775-7804

rfarkas@bdo.ca

  • Manufacturer of dry seasonings, spices and blends

  • Acquisition criteria: EBITDA of ~C$1.0 million to $C3.0 million, manufacturer or distributor of spices, bakery or beverage ingredients

  • Located in Ontario

Project Kona

Michael Astone

Michael Astone

Toronto

647-730-0907

mastone@bdo.ca

  • Marquee Canadian retailer of cannabis products

  • 15-150 employees

  • Operating in 3 provinces in Canada

Project La Belle Province

Bernard Cormier

Bernard Cormier

Montreal

514-218-6263
becormier@bdo.ca

  • General contractor with a focus on commercial construction and renovation

  • 15-150 employees

  • Based throughout Canada

Project Maple Leaf

Bernard Cormier

Bernard Cormier

Montreal

514-218-6263
becormier@bdo.ca

  • US Private Equity seeking strategic acquisitions in the consumer and healthcare packaging sub sectors

  • Potential targets should be above C$3.0 million EBITDA

  • Based throughout Canada

Deal of the quarter

BDO Contacts

Ryan Farkas

416-775-7804

rfarkas@bdo.ca  

 


Cameron Percy

416-369-6931

cpercy@bdo.ca  



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To learn more, please contact

Michael Morrow

Toronto

416-890-6185
mmorrow@bdo.ca

Ryan Farkas

Toronto

416-775-7804
rfarkas@bdo.ca

Adam Mallon

Edmonton

780-643-6192
amallon@bdo.ca

Bernard Cormier

Montreal

514-218-6263
becormier@bdo.ca

Sunil Sharma

Toronto

416-775-7817
ssharma@bdo.ca

Cameron Percy

Toronto

416-369-6931
cpercy@bdo.ca

Pras Kayilasanathan

Toronto

416-775-7823
pkayilasanathan@bdo.ca

Ethan Dewick

Toronto

647-798-9839

edewick@bdo.ca

Brian Trainor

Kitchener/Waterloo

519-904-3226

btrainor@bdo.ca

Michael Astone

Toronto

647-730-0907

mastone@bdo.ca

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