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Yellow Point Equity Partners
Yellow Point is a private equity firm with grounded values and deep roots. They invest in good companies run by strong mangers, and together make those businesses better.Transitions can be tough. Yellow Point can help. They facilitate growth, succession planning, management buyouts, turnarounds and other business shifts. As fully aligned investors they bring flexible timelines and the full benefit of our experience, resources and relationships. With their hands-off and supportive approach, they aim to be the partner of choice for leading mid-market companies in Canada and the Pacific Northwest US.
BDC is the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. It promotes Canadian entrepreneurship with a focus on small and medium-sized businesses. With its 123 business centres from coast to coast, BDC provides businesses in all industries with financing and advisory services. Its investment arm, BDC Capital, offers equity, venture capital and flexible growth and transition capital solutions. BDC is also the first financial institution in Canada to receive B Corp certification.
Discover BDC’s Growth Driver Program, a guided journey designed for mid-sized businesses with growth potential and ambition.
With experienced principals in the United States, Canada, and Europe, McDermott + Bull has become the trusted retained search advisor for empowering change on behalf of private and public companies, private equity firms, and their operating companies.
Nicola Wealth Management is an award-winning independent advisory firm that offers a sophisticated combination of wealth planning and alternative investment management. For over, 20 years, NWM has specialized in working with business owners, affluent families, and professionals, nationally.
ProServeIT Corporation (ProServeIT) is a multi-award winning Microsoft Gold Partner and Citrix Partner, specialized in a comprehensive focus on cloud transformation, managed services, software development, IT service desk and technology consulting services. We have worked with companies of all sizes in all industries to provide them with the customized IT solutions that can give them a competitive advantage. Established in 2002, ProServeIT was one of the first Canadian Microsoft Partners to spearhead the adoption of Cloud computing. Since then, we have migrated over 200,000 users to the Cloud. To provide consistent 24×7 customer service, ProServeIT is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with offices in British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Illinois, New Mexico, Paris, France and Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam.
Established in 2002, ProServeIT was one of the first Canadian Microsoft Partners to spearhead the adoption of Cloud computing. Since then, we have migrated over 200,000 users to the Cloud. To provide consistent 24×7 customer service, ProServeIT is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with offices in British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Illinois, New Mexico, Paris, France and Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam.
At PwC Canada, our more than 7,300 partners and staff in offices across the country are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, consulting and deals services. PwC Canada is a member of the PwC network of firms with more than 284,000 people in 155 countries.
Telus Health Care Centres
Telus Health is a private, primary-care facility that combines the care of expert physicians with an entire team of specialized healthcare professionals. The Telus Model features unhurried, on-time appointments and places a strong emphasis on prevention, early detection and timely intervention.
Advica Health is a boutique-style health and wellness organization, that allows our members to focus on being healthy, preventing disease, and accessing an independent appraisal of their health circumstances by having a personal advocate on stand-by to help navigate their way through any type of health care experience and the complex health care system itself.
BCIT is one of British Columbia’s largest post-secondary institutions with more than 48,000 students enrolled annually (16,600 full-time, 31,600 part-time). We offer practical career credentials designed for the workplace, including degrees, diplomas and certificates spanning a wide range of disciplines. Established in 1964, BCIT now has five main campuses as well as satellite locations province-wide. BCIT’s international partnerships span training, education and research initiatives in South America, Central America, East Asia and Eastern Europe.
Flight Centre Travel Group launched in Canada in 1999, 13 yrs after the first agency opened its doors in Sydney Australia. We are Canada’s largest bricks-and-mortar travel retailer, with 150 retail stores in 5 provinces. Our multi-channel distribution strategy aims to give our customers choice and efficiency.
Empresario Capital Partners acquires and/or invest in mid-market businesses that are successful in their own right but could benefit from an infusion of capital and a systematic approach to growth and profitability. Companies that are aligned with the expertise of our Partners is our primary focus. Our goal is a significant increase in enterprise value and superior returns for all participants. Current investments and operational involvement include those in the foodservice, retail automotive, and energy efficiency industries.