Equity (Minority) Investments

ABK Biomedical

ABK Biomedical

Mike Mangano
Unit 32-155 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS B3S 1B3
http://www.abkbiomedical.com/

ABK Biomedical Incorporated is a medical device company developing products to simplify clinical procedures performed by interventional radiologists. The company’s lead product, OccluSystem is focused on in uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). OccluSystem delivers novel radiopaque embolic agent with improved visibility during embolization for improved safety and ease of use.

 

 

Coconut Software

Coconut

Katherine Regnier
102 – 121 Research Drive
Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 1K2 
https://www.coconutsoftware.com

Coconut Software is an innovative web-based company that is poised to dominate the Enterprise Customer Engagement space. Large corporations and financial institutions have a huge problem: they have no way to allow their customers to book online, and with that, they have to manage staff scheduling and resources. Corporations reached out to Coconut Software and approximately 95% of their customers have reported an increase in money and a decrease in time spent. Other customers have chosen to use it as an internal resource to manage staff and resource schedules.

Diamond House

Heather Haupstein
#101-3550 Taylor Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7H 5H9
http://www.goldenhealthcare.ca/

Golden Health Care Inc. (GHCI) is the largest private provider of long-term care facilities in Saskatchewan with 7 facilities currently in operation.  PIC is a partner with GHCI and other investors in the 7th facility called Diamond House, a 100 room assisted living and level 1 to 4 personal care home located in Warman.  Diamond House opened in September of 2016. The GHCI successful delivery model provides care home residents with a home-like, caring family atmosphere designed to enhance their well-being and sense of self-worth.

District Venture CPG-1 and 2 LP Fund

District Ventures

Arlene Dickinson
2540 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 3S3
https://www.districtventurescapital.com/

PIC invested in the District Venture CPG-1 and 2 LP Funds. Both funds are led by General Partner, Arlene Dickinson. The venture capital funds invest in innovative companies in the food and beverage and health and wellness sectors. District Ventures is the leading ecosystem in Canada that focuses on the CPG space and brings capital, marketing support, programming and commercialization as support to the companies it invests in.


Environmental Material Science Inc. (EMS)

ACI

 Steven D. Siciliano, B.Sc, Ph.D
3038 Faithful Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0B1
https://www.ems-inc.ca/

EMS is a technological solution provider dedicated to solving the environmental management and sustainability challenges faced by its customers. EMS designs and delivers customized engineering solutions to solve environmental challenges leveraging world‐class expertise in soil microbiology, soil chemistry, and chemical engineering. They serve customers by using a data driven approach that capitalizes on over a decade of proven science. They can customize their services based on a suite of integrated proprietary technologies, creating creative and cost‐effective strategies for their customers.

Advancing Chemistry (Formerly Exaltexx)

ACI

 Tyler Gobin
Bay 137, 2727 Center Ave. S.E.
Calgary, AB T2A 2L4
http://www.advancingchem.com/

Advancing Chemistry is a chemical distribution and technology commercialization company. They target the removal of paraffin deposits in oil and gas operations using artificial maturing agent (AMA). Their chemicals, using a patent-pending technology, react differently with oil and gas unlike anything currently available. Advancing Chemistry prides itself in offering safer alternatives to conventional oilfield products, which is why their products and technologies decrease the impact on the environment while reducing the risk to the people who handle them. (formerly Exaltexx)

G-Mac's AgTeam

G-Macs

Garth MacDonald
908 Main Street, Box 2380
Kindersley, SK  S0L 1S0
https://www.gmacsagteam.ca/

G-Mac’s AgTeam is an independently owned crop input retailer that provides exceptional agronomic services. In January 2020, G-Mac’s was pleased to merge Cavalier Agro into G-Mac’s AgTeam and added 4 new locations in North west Saskatchewan. It has grown to 14 retail locations with their corporate head office in Kindersley. G-Mac’s AgTeam’s solid reputation and high degree of success is based on partnering with customers to identify their needs, establish goals and create unique customized solutions. PIC co-invested in G-Mac’s with Westcap Mgt Ltd.’s Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. and the Westcap MBO II Fund.  

HeartHero

HeartHero

Jens Aabye Dam
3513 Brighton Blvd., Suite 560
Denver, CO 80216
https://hearthero.com/

HeartHero is on a mission to save millions of lives from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), which claims over 350,000 lives annually in the U.S. alone (American Heart Association, 2017). They are revolutionizing the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) by developing an ultra-portable, affordable, user-friendly AED to make this life-saving technology accessible and attractive to the consumer market, while simultaneously creating a better alternative for the existing institutional market.

Human In Motion Robotics

Dr. Siamak Arzanpour
250-13450 102 Ave
Surrey, BC V3T 0A3
https://humaninmotion.ca/

Human in Motion Robotics patented exoskeleton technology enables people living with a wide range of mobility challenges to stand and walk without need of crutches or an attendant, perhaps for the first time ever. Their goal is to empower the millions of people with limited use of their legs to go about many of their daily activities without need of a wheelchair and mitigate the health consequences of being permanently confined to a sedentary position.

Med-Life Discoveries LP

MLD

Dr. Shawn Ritchie
#407 - 15 Innovation Blvd
Saskatoon, SK S7N 2X8
https://med-life.ca/  

Med-Life Discoveries LP is a world-leading human health research company. They are focused on the discovery and development of novel disease screening, treatment and health monitoring products to address diseases such as colon, pancreatic and ovarian cancers, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s.

 

MustGrow Biologics Corp (MGRO-TSXV)

Formerly MPT Mustard Products & Technologies Inc.

MustGrow

Corey Giasson
1005B – 201 1st Ave South
Saskatoon, SK S7L 1J5
http://www.mustgrow.ca/

MustGrow is an agricultural biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing a portfolio of patented natural bio-pesticides and bio-fertilizers, including its patented signature mustard-derived biologics. MustGrow is a listed company on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol MGRO.

POI Business Interiors

Jonas Scholl
120 Valleywood Dr.
Markham, ON L3R 6A7
https://www.poi.ca/  

POI has been in business for over 60 years and is Canada’s largest workspace environment provider. It offers a comprehensive portfolio of furniture, architectural and technology products and integrated services. It has evolved its core business from corporate office furniture dealer to an integrated service provider serving esteemed corporate, healthcare, education and government clients.

Prairie Lithium

Zach Maurer
20 South Plains Road, Emerald Park
Regina, SK S4L 1B7
https://www.prairielithium.ca/  

Prairie Lithium is a lithium mining company incorporated in November 2019. It is developing an innovative technology for the extraction of lithium from brine using “PLIX” (Prairie Lithium Ion Exchange) solid adsorbents at its testing and laboratory facility in Emerald Park, Saskatchewan. The Project is located approximately 200km southeast of the City of Regina between the towns of Estevan and Weyburn.

RxPx

Lynda Brown Ganzert
Suite 115 – 887
Great Northern Way
Vancouver, BC V5T 4T5
https://www.rxpx.health/ 

RxPx is a digital health company that delivers cutting edge therapies that connect and automate the patient and provider workflow. Their award winning platform connects patients, doctors, labs and other vendors, speeding up time-to-therapy and improving patient safety. PIC was provided with shares in RxMx (now RxPx) as a result of the successful Curatio exit.

TeamLinkt

theBlok

Jay Maharaj
229 research Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 3R3
https://teamlinkt.com/ 

TeamLinkt is a Sports Team Management App and League Platform that has been used by over 150,000 teams, leagues, associations, schools and clubs. Features include the ability to add team rosters, access schedules and automate reminders, team availability tracking, chat and photos, payment tracking, share live game updates and video streams and more. The technology is modern, easy to use and fully supported.

The Blok

theBlok

Craig Bell
1729 Ontario ave
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1S9
http://www.theblok.ca/

The Blok (123 Ave B. South) is an innovative commercial condominium development project in Riversdale consisting of a unique building structure made up of boxes, squares and blocks. Main floor owners will revel in the mill of the courtyard atmosphere while 2nd floor and penthouse owners can be inspired from their private balconies, by views of the downtown and the beautiful South Saskatchewan River. The site is located in the Riversdale Community on Avenue B, in between 21st and 22nd Street West in Saskatoon, SK.

The Residences

The Residence

Randall Corwin
75 Falcon Ridge Dr
Winnipeg, MB R3Y 2C2
https://www.brightwaterseniorliving.com/senior-living/mb/winnipeg/linden-pointe/

The Residence at Linden Pointe is the second phase of a premium, master-planned retirement community located in one of Winnipeg’s premier shopping, restaurant and recreational neighborhoods. The Residences is designed to present a vibrant living experience that boasts both high level finishes in every suite along with well-placed culinary and engagement amenities that fulfill all the expectations that an active senior would demand.

Three Farmers

ABK Biomedical

Natasha and Elysia Vandenhurk
514A 45th St. East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0W2
http://threefarmers.ca/

Three Farmers believes that everyone should have wholesome food to eat, an understanding of where it comes from, and how it’s made. They are real farmers, committed to preserving the land through sustainable growing practices and providing nourishing foods grown on Saskatchewan family farms. Their dedication to minimal processing lets the natural goodness of their products shine through. By providing delicious, nutrient-packed foods through innovative and responsible farming practices, they aspire to have a positive and meaningful impact on future farming generations to come.

 

 

TinyEYE Therapy Services

TinyEYE

Greg Sutton
109 – 15 Innovation Blvd
Saskatoon, SK S7N 2X8
https://www.tinyeye.com/

TinyEYE provides high-quality, online Speech-Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Mental Health services to school aged children around the globe. A world leader in online therapy, TinyEYE has been recognized internationally for its innovation and for its positive impact on the lives of thousands of children. TinyEYE mends spirits, grows smiles and engages children in their lives.

Ukko Agro

TinyEYE

Ketan Kaushish and Avi Bhargava
https://ukko.ag/

Ukko Agro’s predictive analytics platform aggregates weather data, soil data, and crop data from in-field devices, and ERP platforms to forecast risk to crop and suggest actions on when, where, and which crop inputs to apply up to a week in advance. They provide these actionable insights using their proprietary algorithms based on machine learning and plant science. It helps farmers grow more, sustainably.

Warman Home Centre

Warman Home Centre

Rick Casavant
601 South Railway Street West
Warman, SK S0K 4S1
http://www.warmanhomecentre.com/

Located in the heart of Warman, SK, Warman Home Centre was first established in 1984 and has been a favourite location of first-time home buyers, as well as experienced contractors. It is made up of five divisions including: Warman Metals, Warman Truss, Warman Cabinets, Warman Homes, and Warman Home Centre. The company continues to perform well in periods of high and low construction cycles. Warman Homes is well-known for its excellence in customer service.

Westcap MBO Investment LP Fund I, II and Fund III

Westcap Mgt

Grant Kook
Suite 601, 409 3 Ave S
Saskatoon, SK S7K 5R5
http://www.westcapmgt.ca/  

PIC invested in the Westcap MBO Investment LP Fund I, Fund II and Fund III (Westcap MBO Funds). All three Funds are managed by Saskatchewan’s leading private equity fund manager, Westcap Mgt. Ltd. The Westcap MBO Fund I is now fully invested in the following companies: Dyna Holdings LP; H.J.R. Asphalt Partnership; Modular Driven Technologies; and Warman Home Centre LP. The Westcap MBO Fund II has invested in the following companies – G-Mac’s AgTeam, Maxie’s Excavating, Degelman Industries LP and Rocky Mountain Holdings and is actively seeking new opportunities. Fund lll is the largest Private Equity raise of $265 Million by a Saskatchewan-based fund Manager. PIC is pleased to participate in all three MBO Funds with Greg Yuel sitting on all Investment committees.