BMO Capital Partners
Market-leading provider of mezzanine finance, subordinated debt and equity
BMO Capital Partners is a leading provider of junior capital, including subordinated debt, mezzanine financing and equity capital to mid-market companies across Canada.
With $600 million in committed capital and offices across Canada, BMO Capital Partners invests up to $20 million in companies with defensible industry positions and stable and predictable cash flows.
Proceeds are typically used for acquisitions, buyouts, capital expenditures/expansions, restructurings and working capital for growth. Since its inception in 1996, BMO Capital Partners has closed over 195 transactions. BMO Capital Partners is a member of BMO Financial Group, one of the largest financial services providers in North America.
Whether your business is seeking capital for acquisitions, expansion, working capital or to provide liquidity options for its shareholders, BMO Capital Partners has the investment solutions that will help you achieve your goals.
Subordinated Debt/Mezzanine and Equity Investments
Established companies can optimize their capital structure using a customized subordinated debt or equity investment solution.
BMO Capital Partners typically serves as a key participant within your larger financing solution. Often working alongside the senior lender, our subordinated debt and equity investments are individually structured according to the unique circumstances and needs of your business.
As a partner in your business, our team of professionals commits to give your company the time and attention required to support your needs. With our experience, expertise and judgment working on your behalf, you can be assured of receiving a financial solution designed to provide you with the flexibility and capital needed to help you achieve your goals.
Currently, our portfolio consists of over 50 investments in a variety of industries, including:
Manufacturing and Industrial Products
Alex is the head of the BMO Capital Partners and Mid-Market Mergers & Acquisitions lines of business with a focus on private equity, subordinated debt and M&A transactions across Canada. Alex brings over 20 years of experience in investment, project, and structured financing. Alex joined BMO in 1998 and has held a variety of senior level positions within the BMO financial group.
Alex is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and has a BA (Honours) from Queens University at Kingston.
Managing Director Ontario
Evan Bennitt is a Managing Director of BMO Capital Partners and shares responsibility for overseeing investments in Ontario. Evan has more than 15-years of middle-market leveraged finance experience and prior to joining BMOCP led CIT’s Leveraged Finance business in Canada. Evan holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor, and is a CFA charter holder.
Managing Director Ontario
Dale joined BMO Capital Partners in 2014 and shares responsibility for overseeing investments in Ontario and Atlantic Canada. He brings over fifteen years of principal investing experience, having invested across a wide variety of industries and transaction types. Dale began his career at Working Ventures Inc. followed by a move to CAI Capital Management in 2003 where he focused on North American mid-market buyouts, primarily in aerospace & defense, health care services, waste management, power generation, and business services. Most recently, Dale was Head of Investments for Aquila Infrastructure Management.
Dale holds a B.A. in Economics and a Diploma of Engineering from the University of Prince Edward Island, an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and the ICD.D designation.
Managing Director Western Canada
Lee Grimshaw is a Managing Director of BMO Capital Partners and is responsible for overseeing investments in Western Canada. Lee has extensive industry and corporate experience in Aircraft Engines, Aerospace and Appliances, in addition to 10 years of financial services industry experience in subordinated debt, equity, senior debt cash flow and asset backed transactions. Lee holds a degree in Commerce, has an MBA in Finance, and is a CFA charter holder. He is also an alumnus of the GE Financial Management Program.
Toronto Head Office
First Canadian Place
100 King Street West, 18th Floor
105 rue Saint-Jacques, 3rd Floor
First Canadian Centre
350-7th Avenue S.W., 9th Floor
First Bank Tower
595 Burrard Street, 6th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia