Engagements

Consumer, Industrial & Financial

Real Estate

Residential Development:Engaged by a Canadian real estate developer to assist in arranging strategic partnerships with manufactured home companies.
Boutique Hotel: Mandated to seek buyers for a luxury hotel on Mykonos Island in Greece.

Consumer & Household Products

Apparel Canada: Arranged sale of a Canadian glove company to Swedish public company.
Household Products Brazil: Engaged to identify acquisitions targets in Brazil for Swedish company that is the 2nd largest mattress company in the world.

Food Products

Frozen Food Argentina: Initiated the acquisition of a frozen food Company in Argentina by a Canadian global specialty food producer.
Food Products Canada/Europe: Engaged to identify and solicit acquisition targets in Western and Eastern Europe for a Canadian global food company.

Food Services

Aquaculture Canada: Advised Canadian specialty $100 million fish processor on acquiring US assets owned by a Norwegian company.
Food Processing Denmark: Advised Danish company on sale of its Swedish food processing plant. On-Site Catering Brazil: Engaged to raise financing by privately owned Brazilian company that provides on-site meal services to 100+ companies in 8 Brazilian States.
Farm Land Brazil: Engaged by a Brazilian owner to find a buyer for of a significant acreage of farm land producing two crops a year - soya and corn. Land is located in one of Brazil's most productive regions.

Forest Products

Canada: Advisor to Canadian producer of white wood, cedar, veneer and specialty plywood on acquisitions and on debt and equity financing.
Sweden: Responsible for majority acquisition of Swedish wood processing company by Swiss based private investment interests.
Canada: Analyzed the British Columbia pulp industry for a major Swedish forest product company with an emphasis on the effects of the mountain pine beetle infestation and on identifying investment opportunities.
Canada: Engaged to analyse Eastern Canada's forest products industry for a major Canadian financial institution, with the objective of investing millions a year in small and medium sized forest products enterprises.

Industrial

Chemicals Canada: Engaged to identify acquisition candidates in USA / Canada, Brazil and Europe for a Canadian producer of pulp and paper chemicals.
Agricultural Replacement Parts Brazil: Sale of a Brazilian distributor of replacement parts for harvester agricultural equipment.
Agricultural Replacement Parts #2 Brazil: Mandated to sell two other distributors of agricultural equipment replacement parts.
Oil Field Equipment Argentina: Mandate to approach a specific possible buyer identified by Collins for the leading manufacturer of API 6A & 6D oilfield equipment in Argentina.

Financial

Banking Romania: Engaged by Romanian Bank to assist in a capital restructuring, and to arrange additional Tier 1 capital from private investors from Western Europe.
Technology

Med-Tech/Life Sciences

Drug Discovery USA: Engaged to arrange financing for a USA drug discovery company with recognized experts that pioneered the field of Artificial Intelligence-Machine Learning for drug/molecular discovery.

Energy & Cleantech

Micro/Mini Hydro Croatia: Engaged to arrange financing for a series of mini/micro hydro sites in Croatia.
Hydro Canada / New England: Retained by Canadian telecom holding company to assess the pros and cons of the holding company acquiring a series of small hydro plants in New England and New York.

Software

Software Platform Sweden: On behalf of a Swedish bank, arranged the purchase by a Canadian public Company of a Swedish software Company specializing in presence management applications.
Telecom Software Sweden: Acquisition mandate covering North America, Europe and South America for a public Swedish mobile telecom Software Applications Company.

Research & Development

R&D Assessment Canada: On behalf of a large Canadian Government owned R&D facility, in partnership with a major IP law firm, performed: "Customized Review and Recommendations Regarding Intellectual Property Management and a Strategy to Enable Intellectual Property Commercialization of Selected Technologies". The assignment was to see if the technologies had any commercial applications/markets, and, if so, what issues lay between where the technology is now, and what will be needed for success in target markets. Several of those involved optical detection in hostile environments.

IP

Telecom IP Sweden: Sourced and negotiated acquisition of IP rights to advanced telecommunications software application from a German company for a public Swedish company.

Technology

Internet Start-up Canada: Sourced US $10 million for a Canadian e-commerce B2B start-up.
Optical Data Storage Sweden/Hungary: Assisted in raising financing for a Swedish / Hungarian optical data storage company. Additionally supplied company with "bridge" staffing in business development, technology planning, market penetration strategy and financial modeling.
Video Conferencing /IVR Canada: Arranged VC financing for Canadian video conferencing / IVR company.
Internet / Telecom Dating Canada: Arranged VC financing for Canadian company operating a dating and internet / telecom platform.
HR Talent Assessment Romania: Engaged to arrange financing for a Romanian software company that has developed a cloud based fully customizable assessment and development platform allowing for psychometric testing of current and potential employees to maximize an organization's success. This is a rapidly growing multi-billion dollar market.
Knowledge Engine for Smart Business Greece: Financial advisor and agent to arrange financing for a Greek software company that has a new, revolutionary artificial intelligence platform powered by natural language processing that helps navigate through oceans of data flows, to focus on what's important and make decisions with more confidence.
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