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Abacus invests primarily in middle-market companies with strong fundamentals, favorable competitive positions, attractive growth prospects, and superior management teams. We also seek to find opportunities where we can enhance value through the application of our tax expertise.

Investment Criteria:

- Focused on buyouts, not turnarounds or expansion capital
- Target transaction size: $20 million to $1 billion +
- Majority or minority positions will be contemplated

Transactions where Abacus can add significant value:

- Sale of assets or business (100% or partial)
- Sale of division from public or private company
- Sale of real estate (single asset or portfolio)
- Sale of a block or portfolio of public company shares
- Intellectual Property Migration & Reorganization


Creative solutions for long-term success
It is our goal to develop superior financial solutions that maximize value and minimize risk for our partners, vendors and Abacus. Each transaction is unique and tailored to provide the best possible solution for all stakeholders. We aim to establish financing transactions and structures that will position our partners to best capitalize on opportunities for both their immediate and long-term goals.

Independence equals timely responsiveness
Abacus is an independent, entrepreneurial firm that invests its own capital and does not rely on any one financial institution to complete transactions. This means that once due diligence has been conducted, we can act quickly and decisively to complete a transaction. We have relationships with many of the world’s leading institutional investors, private equity firms and lenders, allowing us to access additional capital successfully and efficiently.

Experience, knowledge, depth, breadth, leadership
Our investment teams, located in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver are committed to originating, analyzing, executing and managing investments. We have significant experience and expertise in the evaluation and oversight of companies in a variety of industries and getting the deal done is our top priority. Our solutions are based on the specific needs of vendors. We analyze each transaction strategically and thoroughly to formulate a truly unique solution to realize the best interests of all parties. All of our transactions and relationships are built on trust and mutual continued success.

For investment opportunities, please contact:

Jean-Marc Bougie
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 514.664.8893

Gene Gomes
Managing Director
Tel: 416.214.3330

Shams Tejani
Vice President
Tel: 416.214.3344