TRIWEST CAPITAL PARTNERS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH PHOENIX FENCE CORP.
Calgary, Alberta (February 7, 2023) — TriWest Capital Partners (“TriWest”) today announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Phoenix Fence Corp. (the “Company” or “Phoenix Fence”), a well-established industry leading provider of fencing and related products and services. Phoenix Fence’s existing management team will continue to lead the business. Phoenix Fence is TriWest’s sixth platform investment in the $157MM Growth Fund (2021 vintage).
Founded in 1981 and based in Edmonton, Alberta, Phoenix Fence is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and installer of fences and related products used in commercial, industrial, and residential applications across Western Canada. The Company provides a full range of fencing solutions, including chain-link, vinyl, ornamental, custom interior and exterior fencing, manual and automated gates, privacy products, barbed wire, agricultural fences, and associated hardware. Phoenix Fence also distributes fencing products for wholesale across its network in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. The Company has locations in Edmonton and Calgary that also cater to walk in customers and contractors.
For more information on Phoenix Fence please visit: www.PhoenixFence.ca.
“TriWest is very excited to invest in Phoenix Fence and partner with management as the Company enters its next stage of growth”, said Duncan Adams, Managing Director at TriWest. “We have been impressed with Phoenix Fence’s industry leading reputation which has been established over its 40+ years of operation in Western Canada. TriWest looks forward to working alongside the Phoenix Fence team as they continue to execute on their various strategic initiatives, which should drive meaningful growth and diversification across the Company’s target markets.”
Andrew McEwen, Managing Partner, Sales, commented, “Phoenix Fence is very fortunate and extremely pleased to have partnered with the TriWest group. We sincerely look forward to working in conjunction with the TriWest team”.
“The Phoenix Fence team is absolutely thrilled and honoured to be partnered with a leading private equity group in TriWest. We are very excited to begin our partnership.” said Kent Sadownyk, Managing Partner, Operations.
About TriWest Capital Partners
Founded in 1998 and based in Calgary, Alberta, TriWest is one of Canada’s leading private equity firms, having raised over C$1.4 billion in committed capital through six funds. TriWest has successfully invested in 48 companies across a broad cross-section of the economy in partnership with their management teams. We work closely with our management partners, together proactively putting in place a strategy that maximizes growth potential and value creation by emphasizing operational excellence, prudent governance and an efficient capital structure. The principals of TriWest have significant operational and financial expertise, making us effective partners in creating shareholder value. For more information: www.triwest.ca
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