Crown Capital Partners Inc.

November 21, 2008 10:33 ET

Crown Capital Partners Inc. Announces New Investment Vehicle With Capital of Over $250 Million

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2008) - Crown Capital Partners today announced a new investment vehicle, Crown Capital Financing Limited ("CCF"), with capital of over $250 million to make alternative debt and equity investments to mid-market Canadian companies.

CCF's primary focus will be alternative debt structures including bridge financing and subordinated loans ranging from $5 million to $50 million. CCF will also seek to acquire distressed loans and control position equity investments in select situations.

"We are pleased at the completion of our fundraising process during a turbulent time throughout the world's financial markets" commented Chris Johnson, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Crown Capital Partners. "This new capital pool provides us with high level of flexibility which will be a significant asset as global leverage continues to unwind and capital markets transition to new sources of capital."

This new investment vehicle builds upon Crown Capital Partners' successful track record as a capital provider for mid-market Canadian companies. Crown Capital Partners is actively seeking investment opportunities for CCF.

Crown Capital Partners is a national investment manager with offices in Regina, Saskatchewan and Toronto, Ontario. Crown Capital Partners invests in leading middle market companies throughout Canada and is wholly owned by its management partners. For more information on Crown Capital Partners, please visit www.crowncapital.ca.

Contact Information

  • Crown Capital Partners
    Chris Johnson
    (306) 546-8000
    or
    Crown Capital Partners
    Brent Hughes
    (306) 546-8000
    Website: www.crowncapital.ca