Why Private Capital is Important

Why Private Capital is Important

Private capital is an important contributor to economic development, technological progress, and employment across Canada and the world

Private capital investment provides the expertise and capital to power Canadian companies at every stage of their development.

The private capital industry enhances productivity, increases competition, creates high paying jobs, and is building a stronger and sustainable economy.

CVCA’s venture capital members are building new enterprises from the ground up, pursuing ground-breaking discoveries and developing innovative products, services, and platforms. And our private equity members are the engines of growth for established firms, elevating and entering new markets to expand their businesses.

CVCA is anchored in its mission to help our members fuel the economy of the future by growing the businesses of today.

About Private Equity

The active management that a private equity partnership brings to its portfolio companies helps them to become more successful businesses with stronger, more sustainable futures.

About Venture Capital

Venture capital helps power innovative companies and ideas and diversifies the Canadian economy into knowledge-based industries which are essential to the future of the country.

Private Capital
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Policy & Advocacy

As the voice of the venture capital and private equity industry, the CVCA advocates strongly for a policy and regulatory environment conducive to stimulating and supporting the vital innovative investments our members make every day to support the growth of Canada’s economy.

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Private Equity Case Studies

How a PE Partnership Unlocked the Potential for Nova Scotia’s Bluewave Energy
How a PE Partnership Unlocked the Potential for Nova Scotia’s Bluewave Energy

Birch Hill’s investment helped Bluewave make a total of 16 acquisitions over three years that more than tripled the size of the…

Strong Saskatchewan Roots With Growing Global Reach: How A PE Partnership Positioned Degelman And The Community For Growth
Strong Saskatchewan Roots With Growing Global Reach: How A PE Partnership Positioned Degelman And The Community For Growth

This investment will continue to drive economic growth not only in our province by fueling Degelman’s success here at home but…

Moving Combat from M to L: Private Equity at Work
Moving Combat from M to L: Private Equity at Work

By 2015, Finucan decided it was time to recapitalize the company he bootstrapped and grew organically from the ground up. He now…