March 23, 2016 – Equicapita are pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of a 70% equity ownership of CCMET Group of Companies, a leading provider of integrated, full service materials engineering and testing company throughout Western Canada, by an affiliate of the Fund.
“The opportunity to partner with founder and President Harry Watson and the entire CCMET team is an exciting opportunity. The strength of any business lies in its people. The CCMET leadership team has consistently demonstrated its vision and core values in building the employee owner company”, said Equicapita Co-Founder, Michael Cook.
Founded in 2013, Equicapita is a private company buyout fund based in Calgary, Ablerta with over $100 million in AUM focused on acquiring private, Western Canadian businesses with enterprise values ranging from $5 million to $30+ million. This investment represents Equicapita’s fifth portfolio company investment.
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