Fund Partners

TriWest Capital Partners

TriWest Opportunities Fund Manitoba (“TOFM”) is a partnership designed to allow Manitoba First Fund (“MFF”) to deploy capital alongside TriWest Capital Partners for the purpose of investing in Manitoba based businesses.

Founded in 1998 and based in Calgary, TriWest is Western Canada’s longest standing and most successful private equity firm having raised over C$1.6BN of committed capital across seven funds. MFF has committed $25 million to TOFM and TriWest has over $350 million of available capital to be deployed out of the TriWest Growth Fund and TriWest Fund VI. TOFM will provide Manitoba based management teams and entrepreneurs with access to capital for business development and growth opportunities to expand operations, enter new markets and support the continued success of Manitoba companies.

For more information please contact:
Mick MacBean
Senior Managing Director
(403) 817-9482

Gary Coleman
Senior Director
(204) 297-4100
Sectors: Distribution, Manufacturing

PFM Capital Inc.

PFM Capital Inc. is a western Canadian private equity investment firm with over $850 million in assets under management across several funds. Headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, PFM’s niche focus allows investors to benefit from western Canada’s economic strengths by taking advantage of the firm’s established contact network and long-term track record. PFM is employee-owned and has been managing private equity, and partnering with successful mid-market companies since 1993.

For more information please contact:
Ryan Klassan
Manitoba Lead
(204) 612-6100
Sectors: Agricultural Products & Services, Consumer Discretionary, Distribution, Energy including exploration production services and midstream, Manufacturing

Connect MB Growth Fund

With $81 million of committed capital exclusively targeting the Manitoba market in an innovative partnership with local Credit Unions, the Connect Manitoba Growth Fund (CMGF) provides small and medium-sized businesses with patient and strategic growth capital to further the development and success of Manitoba’s communities and economy. CMGF Fund Manager, Westcap, is a leading private equity and venture capital fund manager with 25+ years’ experience and $1 billion in assets under management supporting leadership teams to grow Western Canadian-based companies of all sizes.

For more information please contact:
Lee Jebb
Vice President
(306) 381-5088

Ty Wirvin
Associate Vice President
(431) 294-5429
Sectors: Aerospace, Construction & Business Services, Creative Industries, Energy & Environment, Food & Agribusiness, Information & Communications Technology, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics

Ready to invest in Manitoba?

Contact us to learn more about becoming a fund partner.