Imperial Capital Group Ltd. (“Imperial Capital”), a Toronto-based private equity fund manager that focuses on mid-market buy-out opportunities in North America,closed its fourth fund, Imperial Capital Acquisition Fund IV (“Fund IV”), at Cdn. $126 million on June 30, 2009.
Imperial Capital Group is pleased to announce that it has made a growth investment in Montreal-based Lise Watier Cosmetiques Inc., one of the fastest growing prestige cosmetics companies in North America. Imperial Capital has acquired majority ownership in Lise Watier Cosmétiques, while the two founders and owners of the Company, Lise Watier and Serge Rocheleau, remain significant shareholders.
Imperial Capital of Toronto, as sponsor of Imperial Capital Acquisition Fund III, along with operating management, has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Kenra, LLC, a privately-held, Indianapolis-based hair care manufacturer and marketer.
Imperial Capital Corporation of Toronto, through Imperial Capital Acquisition Fund III (Imperial), today completed the acquisition of Procaps Encapsulation Inc. (Procaps) of Montreal, Quebec, the world’s largest manufacturer of paintballs. Imperial acquired a majority interest in Procaps
Llewellyn S. Smith, Chairman of E.D. Smith & Sons, Limited, a Canadian food company since 1882,today announced the completion of the sale of the company. Imperial Capital Corporation of Toronto is the new owner of the private company and brings a commitment to building on E.D. Smith’s past successes.