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High Conviction Equities

The decision to IPO is a milestone moment for any company. We invest across the equity capital structure – focusing on companies that are public or on a growth trajectory to go public.

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Flexible, partner-centric capital


Our High Conviction Equities (HCE) team are active, strategic partners who are comfortable leading, co-leading or participating in investment rounds, with the operational expertise to take companies from pre- to post-IPO.

HCE deploy's capital for opportunities, including pre-IPO situations, private investments in public equities (PIPEs) and high-conviction positions in earnings-positive, mature companies.

With HCE's Alternative Capital Solutions strategy, we offer structured and flexible capital solutions that can include equity and quasi-equity options.

  • Flexible capital solutions: Bespoke equity and structured product solutions tailored to companies’ needs.
  • Value-add: Power of the platform via private and public equities, venture, infrastructure, credit and real estate resources.
  • Long-term partnership: Multi-year investment horizon with a patient approach and the ability to support post-IPO.
  • Global mindset: On-the-ground presence across North America, Europe and Asia.

A selection of investments

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Intact Financial Corporation

Intact Financial Corporation is the largest provider of property and casualty (P&C) insurance in Canada and a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America, with over $11 billion in total annual premiums.

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Headquartered in Italy, Intercos is the leading business-to-business cosmetics and skincare manufacturer, serving 26 out of the 30 top beauty brands globally.

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Launched in 2012, Lyft is a multimodal transportation network focused on personal mobility (ride-sharing, bikes and scooters). The company is based in San Francisco, California and operates in 644 cities in the United States and 12 cities in Canada.

Helping companies go public

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