OMERS Private Equity doesn't stop investing when it reaches the US/Canadian border. A Canada-based investment firm, OMERS Private Equity takes majority and minority equity stakes in US and Canadian companies operating in health care, media, retail, communications, and other industries. It invests between $100 million and $300 million per transaction, – more... prefers to partner with existing management, and often holds onto its investments for the long term. Its transactions often take the form of buyouts, growth capital, and divestitures. All in all, the firm has more than $6.3 billion in assets under management. Formed in 1987, OMERS Private Equity invests on behalf of OMERS, one of Canada's largest pension plans.
In 2012 the firm's Canadian portfolio company Golf Town agreed to acquire US retailer Golfsmith for $96.8 million. The acquisition more than doubles Golf Town's network of stores and bolsters the portfolio company's US presence. Other noteworthy OMERS companies include Constellation Software, Logibec, Marketwire, and Husky Injection Molding. – less
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