Callidus Capital Corporation
Callidus Capital Corporation is a Catalyst affiliate which in turn is an asset based lending operation that specializes in innovative and creative funding solutions for companies that are unable to obtain adequate funding from conventional lending institutions.
Gateway is a leading Western Canadian based casino operator and the second largest gaming operator in Canada. It has nine casinos (seven in British Columbia, two in Alberta).
Natural Market Restaurants Corp.
Natural Market Restaurants Corp. (“NMRC”) operates 27 locations throughout Canada and the U.S. that offer combined natural market food retail concepts. NMRC is focused on creating a unique proprietary customer experience focused on high quality service and product offerings.
Quad/Graphics (formerly known as World Color Press, as well as Quebecor World) is the world’s second largest commercial printer. Its customers currently include and/or have included publishers such as Hearst Corporation, PRIMEDIA Inc. and Time Inc. along with retailers such as Kohl’s Corporation, Sears Holdings Corporation, RONA Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
RHI Entertainment, LLC
RHI develops, produces, and distributes television content globally and is the world’s leading producer of made for television movies and mini-series. It also owns a media library from which it generates a significant portion of its gross revenue. The company’s customers include a variety of large Canadian and U.S. broadcast and cable networks. RHI has significant output/distribution agreements with many national networks around the world.
Snowbear is the largest Canadian manufacturer of utility trailers and snowplows whose major customers include The Home Depot, Inc. (Canada and the U.S.), Lowe’s Companies Inc., Costco Wholesale Corporation (Canada and the U.S.), Sam’s West Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Canadian Tire Corp, Ltd. and RONA Inc.
Therapure Biopharma Inc.
Therapure is a Toronto based biopharmaceutical company.
YRC Worldwide Inc.
YRC is the largest Less Than Truckload (“LTL”) transportation company in North America which grew through a series of acquisitions both within Canada and the U.S. YRC has a strong portfolio of market leading brands in Canada (YRC Reimer) and the U.S. (YRC, New Penn, Holland, Reddaway and YRC Glen Moore). YRC is composed of three primary business units: National Transportation, Regional Transportation and Truckload.
AT&T Canada Inc. (subsequently known as “Allstream”) provided a full range of integrated communications products focused on medium to large sized Canadian businesses in local and regional markets.
Brushstrokes Fine Art is a fine art reproduction company that specializes in developing art replicas of original art in texture and brushstroke. The Company’s art is distributed both direct to consumer and through retail channels via partnerships with leadings chains such as IKEA, Sears and Costco.
Cable Satisfaction International was a Canadian, publicly traded company that owned telecommunications and media assets, including direct 100% ownership of Cabovisao Televisao.
Call-Net Inc. was a long distance, data and local phone service provider to Canadian small businesses and residential customers via its wholly owned network, primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary Sprint Canada Inc.
Calpine Corporation is an independent wholesale power generation company, engaging in the ownership and operation of natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It generates electricity and produces steam from natural gas-fired combustion and renewable geothermal facilities.
Canwest is Canada’s largest media company. It has three lines of business: newspapers, conventional television and specialty television.
Countryside Power Income Fund
Countryside Power Income Fund, through its subsidiary, Countryside Canada Power, Inc., owns two district energy systems located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and London, Ontario with approximately 122 megawatt (MW) of thermal and electric generation capacity; two gas-fired cogeneration facilities located in California with approximately 94 MW of electric generation capacity; and a gas-fired cogeneration facility being developed adjacent to London district energy system with approximately 19 MW of expected electric generation capacity.
At the time of investment, Hollinger’s publishing assets included the Chicago Sun-Times, a large number of community newspapers in the Chicago area, a portfolio of news media investments. In addition, Hollinger also owned commercial real estate including its head office building located in Toronto and a number of other revenue-producing Canadian assets.
IMAX is a Canadian based company that designs, manufactures and leases projection and sound systems used by the film exhibition industry. The company has a broad and extensive network of more than 295 IMAX theatres in 40 countries.
Royal Group Technologies Limited
Royal Group Technologies Limited is a vertically integrated manufacturer of technologically advanced, polymer-based home improvement, consumer and construction products.
SR Telecom & Co.
SR Telecom was a Canadian based public telecommunications equipment manufacturer listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The company provided fixed wireless solutions for voice, data and internet access applications to telecommunications service providers.
Stelco was a large, diversified Canadian steel producer and included products such as hot rolled, cold rolled, coated sheet and bars.