Investment: $39.8 M
Project: acquisition of Austrian company, Christ Water Technology AG
GLV Inc. is a leading global provider of water treatment solutions, under the Ovivo brand, as well as technological solutions used in pulp and paper production. It operates in some 30 countries with approximately 2,300 employees. GLV is a public company whose shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbols GLV.A and GLV.B; it is a constituent of the S&P/TSX Clean Technology Index.
Project: refinancing of the corporation's debt in 2010 to improve its financial structure and enhance its flexibility to ensure its future growth
About GardaWorld, Global Risk Consulting Group
GardaWorld is a trusted security partner offering global risk consulting, market entry strategy, project risk assessment, contingency planning, close protection, crisis response, and risk analysis services to major relief agencies, corporations, and governments around the world. We focus on and assist our clients in achieving their strategic business objectives within a clearly defined operational framework and help them in delivering government sponsered aid programs, infrastructure development, governance support, economic development and national elections support. For more information on GardaWorld, visit http://garda-world.com.
Investment: $7.1 M
Project: deployment of motion generating systems integrated in commercial cinemas
D-BOX Technologies designs, manufactures and commercializes leading edge technology motion systems mainly for the entertainment and simulation industries. With its unique, patented technology, D-BOX Motion Code™, motion effects are specifically programmed for each visual content and sent to a motion generating system integrated within either a platform or a seat. The resulting motion is perfectly synchronized with the onscreen content, creating an unmatched realistic, immersive experience. To date, major Hollywood Studios have D-BOX Motion Code™ available on feature films, DVDs and Blu-rays™. By reaching agreements with various industry leaders, D-BOX’s award-winning motion technology is gradually proving itself as a new global standard. D-BOX is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX exchange under the symbol DBO. For further information please see www.d-box.com.
Amount: $650 M credit facility granted by a banking syndicate which includes the Caisse and which is managed by National Bank of Canada and Royal Bank of Canada.
TransForce Inc. is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry. Operating across Canada and the United States, TransForce creates value for shareholders by identifying strategic acquisitions and managing a growing network of wholly-owned, operating subsidiaries. Under the TransForce umbrella, companies benefit from corporate financial and operational resources to build their businesses and increase their efficiency. TransForce companies service four well-defined reportable segments:
- Package and Courier;
- Truckload, which includes specialized truckload and dedicated services;
- Specialized Services, which includes waste management, energy sector services, logistics and ancillary transportation services.
Investment: close to $200 M
About Industrielle Alliance
Founded in 1892, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. is a life and health insurance company with operations in all regions of Canada as well as in the United States. The company offers a wide range of life and health insurance products, savings and retirement plans, RRSPs, mutual and segregated funds, securities, auto and home insurance, mortgage loans and other financial products and services. The fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada, Industrial Alliance contributes to the financial wellbeing of over three million Canadians, employs more than 3,900 people and manages and administers more than $70 billion in assets. Industrial Alliance stock is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol IAG.
Investment: $79.9 M
About GENIVAR Inc.
GENIVAR is a leading Canadian consulting services firm providing private and public-sector clients with a full range of professional consulting services through all project phases, including planning, design, construction and maintenance. Ranging in size, its clients operate in various market segments, including the building, industrial and energy, municipal infrastructure, transportation and environmental sectors. GENIVAR is one of the largest engineering services companies in Canada by number of employees, with more than 5,000 managers, professionals, technicians, technologists and support staff in over 100 cities in Canada and internationally. www.genivar.com
Telephone: 514 842-3261 / 1 866 330-3936