Top Private Equity Firms in Canada

The top leading private equity firms in Canada include BEST Funds, TriWest, Onex Corporation, Teachers’ Private Capital, among others.

Founded in 1996, BEST Funds is a leading Canadian venture capital and private equity firm headquartered in Toronto. BEST provides both equity and debt financing.

Founded in 1998, TriWest is one of Canada's leading private equity firms. It makes significant equity investments in profitable mid-sized Canadian companies in partnership with existing management teams and seeks to generate superior financial returns through the pursuit of growth opportunities and a focus on operational excellence.

Onex Corporation is one of North America’s oldest and most successful private equity firms, with extensive expertise in carve-outs from major corporations, operational restructurings and build-ups in select industries.

Teachers’ Private Capital is one of the world’s largest private equity investors. It is the private investment arm of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, the largest single-profession pension plan in Canada. Teachers’ Private Capital has been chosen as the Best Private Equity Firm in Canada in the annual Private Equity International Awards.

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