Aimia, Inc.

Aimia, Inc.

Aimia, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2017

Headquarters

Tour Aimia,525 Viger Avenue West,Suite 1000,Montréal, QC H2Z 0B2

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

2,000

Industries

Other Business & Consulting Services
Advertising & Marketing

Company Description

Aimia Inc. is a loyalty and travel consolidator, which engages in the provision of growing earnings though its existing investments and the targeted deployment of capital in loyalty solutions and other sub-sectors of the loyalty and travel markets. It operates through the following segments: Coalitions division and, the Insights, and Loyalty Solutions division. The Coalition segment owns and operates the Aeroplane Program, a premier coalition loyalty program in Canada, and the firm's Canadian rewards business. The Insights and Loyalty Solutions segment provides clients with loyalty strategy, program design, implementation, campaign, analytics and rewards fulfilment, as well as deploys loyalty platforms. The company was founded on January 1, 2002 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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Executives & Employees

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Chief Financial Officer

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

President, Chief Executive Officer-United States & Asia Pacific

Chief Information Officer

President, Europe, Middle East & Africa

Senior Vice President & Head of Global Business Development

Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions & Treasurer

Board of Directors

Former President at The Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) ULC

Co-Founder at Mittleman Investment Management LLC

Vice Chairman at Blair Franklin Capital Partners, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Aimia, Inc.

Former Trustee & Executive Vice President at Trusted Media Brands, Inc.

Executive Vice President at Sysco Corp.

Former Managing Director & Head, Scotia Private Client Group, Wealth Management at The Bank of Nova Scotia

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Owners & Shareholders
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Lombard Odier Asset Management (USA) Corp. employs a variety of investment strategies when managing their funds.For the 1798 Fundamental Strategies Funds, LOAM applies a global, multi-disciplined investment approach. The funds seek to identify attractive investment situations in traditionally-defined strategies, identify opportunities that fall between those strategies and identify new strategies before they are widely deployed in the financial markets. The funds are not limited by geography or instrument, although they tend to focus on investments in North America, Europe, Asia and emerging markets worldwide. The funds may employ a broad range of strategies, including, but not limited to: Consumer Long/Short Equity, Healthcare Long/Short Equity, Technology Long/Short Equity, Industrials Long/Short Equity, Energy Long/Short Equity, Special Situations, and Event-Driven.The 1798 Special Situations Funds focus on event-driven and special situations in US equity and credit. The funds invest primarily in the US, although they may invest globally (including emerging markets) in the securities and derivatives of issuers as non-US investment opportunities are identified. The funds may invest across the full capital structure of issuing companies. The funds employ several strategies including: Fundamental Long, Short and Long/Short, Event-Driven, Distressed, and Capital Structure Arbitrage.The 1798 Consumer Equity Long/Short Funds seek to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns over a multi-year period with an absolute return orientation. To achieve this objective, LOAM employs a fundamental long/short investment strategy within the consumer sector.The Fundamental Equity Long/Short fund is a Luxembourg UCITS fund, not available for investment by US persons. It invests in equity and equity related securities (including, but not limited to, warrants) issued by companies incorporated or exercising a prominent part of their business activities in developed markets, as well as in cash and cash equivalents. The strategy is implemented by investing in companies that are believed to be undervalued and by using short derivative instruments to seek exposure to companies that are believed to be overvalued.

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Lombard Odier Asset Management (USA) Corp. employs a variety of investment strategies when managing their funds.For the 1798 Fundamental Strategies Funds, LOAM applies a global, multi-disciplined investment approach. The funds seek to identify attractive investment situations in traditionally-defined strategies, identify opportunities that fall between those strategies and identify new strategies before they are widely deployed in the financial markets. The funds are not limited by geography or instrument, although they tend to focus on investments in North America, Europe, Asia and emerging markets worldwide. The funds may employ a broad range of strategies, including, but not limited to: Consumer Long/Short Equity, Healthcare Long/Short Equity, Technology Long/Short Equity, Industrials Long/Short Equity, Energy Long/Short Equity, Special Situations, and Event-Driven.The 1798 Special Situations Funds focus on event-driven and special situations in US equity and credit. The funds invest primarily in the US, although they may invest globally (including emerging markets) in the securities and derivatives of issuers as non-US investment opportunities are identified. The funds may invest across the full capital structure of issuing companies. The funds employ several strategies including: Fundamental Long, Short and Long/Short, Event-Driven, Distressed, and Capital Structure Arbitrage.The 1798 Consumer Equity Long/Short Funds seek to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns over a multi-year period with an absolute return orientation. To achieve this objective, LOAM employs a fundamental long/short investment strategy within the consumer sector.The Fundamental Equity Long/Short fund is a Luxembourg UCITS fund, not available for investment by US persons. It invests in equity and equity related securities (including, but not limited to, warrants) issued by companies incorporated or exercising a prominent part of their business activities in developed markets, as well as in cash and cash equivalents. The strategy is implemented by investing in companies that are believed to be undervalued and by using short derivative instruments to seek exposure to companies that are believed to be overvalued.

Recent Transactions
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Grupo Aeroméxico SA de CV purchases PLM Premier SAPI de CV from Aimia, Inc.

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J Sainsbury Plc purchases Nectar Loyalty Ltd. from Aimia, Inc.

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Sigma Group (Canada) purchases Aimia, Inc. /Enhancement Services Business from Aimia, Inc. resulting in a new company Sigma Loyalty Group

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onAimia, Inc. issued Common Units

Attorney

Advised onAimia, Inc. purchases Carlson Marketing Group, Inc. from Carlson, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Advised onAimia, Inc. purchases Carlson Marketing Group, Inc. from Carlson, Inc.

Lawyer

Advised onAimia, Inc. purchases Carlson Marketing Group, Inc. from Carlson, Inc.

Clients

Lotte Corp. operates as a holding company with interest in food production and distribution, shopping and other investments. The company's products include dried confections, such as chewing gums, candies, biscuits, chocolates, pies, snacks and ice creams, such as bar, cone, cup, pencil ice creams; health foods and breads. The company was founded on March 24, 1967 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Marriott International, Inc. engages in the operation and franchise of hotel, residential, and timeshare properties. It operates through the following business segments: North American Full-Service; North American Limited-Service; Asia Pacific; and Other International. The North American Full-Service segment includes luxury and premium brands located in the U.S. and Canada. The North American Limited-Service segment comprises select brands located in the U.S. and Canada. The Asia Pacific segment focuses in all brand tiers in Asia Pacific region. The company was founded by J. Wiliard Marriot and Alice Sheets Marriott in 1927 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.

Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of hospitality businesses. It operates through the following segments: Ownership and Management & Franchise. The Ownership segment includes owned, leased, and joint venture hotels. The Management & Franchise segment manages hotels and timeshare properties, and license its brands to franchisees. The company was founded by Conrad Hilton on March 18, 2010 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$330M
Total Enterprise Value
$779M
Earnings Per Share
$-0.6
Revenue
$167M
Net Profit
$-73.6M
EBITDA
$-61M
EBITDAMargin
-36.51%
Total Debt
$301M
Total Equity
$-295M
Enterprise Value Sales
4.66x
TEVNet Income
-10.58x
Debt TEV
0.39x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-59.2%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
-36.92%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
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Cardlytics, Inc. engages in the development of marketing solutions through its purchase intelligence platform. It operates through the Cardlytics Direct and Other Platform Solutions segments. The Cardlytics Direct segment represents its proprietary native bank advertising channel. The Other Platform Solutions segment includes solutions that enable marketers and marketing service providers to leverage the power of purchase intelligence outside the banking channel. The company was founded by Scott D. Grimes, Lynne M. Laube, and Hans Theisen on June 26, 2008 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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Fractal Analytics, Inc. offers business consulting and analytics services. The firm helps solve problems through operationalizing solutions to drive results and change in organizations towards fact-based decisioning. Its products include customer genomics, concordia, and pincer. The company was founded by Srikanth Ramakrishna Velamakanni and Pranay Agrawal in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Unata, Inc. operates as a technology company that enables real-time shopper marketing solutions. Its platform leverages a continuous connection with the retailer's product, promotional and loyalty systems. The firm's technology rapidly adapts to provide a personalized experience through targeted offers, targeted content and product recommendations. The company was founded by Christopher Bryson on June 16, 2010 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Cvent, Inc. engages in the provision of meetings, events, and hospitality management technology solutions. The firm offers tools for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, email marketing, attendee tracking, and customer feedback. It focuses on the industry of association, corporate, education, government, hospitality, non-profit, and third-party planner. The company was founded by Rajeev K. Aggarwal, Sanjeev K. Bansal, Charles V. Ghoorah, David C. Quattrone, and Dwayne J. Sye on August 20, 1999 and is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA.

Points International Ltd Internet Software & Services | Toronto, ON

Points International Ltd. engages in the provision of ecommerce and technology solutions. It operates through the following segments: Loyalty Currency Retailing, Platform Partners, and Points Travel. The Loyalty Currency Retailing segment offers products and services designed to help loyalty program members unlock the value of loyalty currency and accelerate the time to a reward. The Platform Partners segment comprises a broad range of applications that are connected to and enabled by the functionality of the loyalty commerce platform. The Points Travel segment involves in connecting the world of online travel bookings with the broader loyalty industry. The company was founded by Christopher J. D. Barnard and Robert T. MacLean in January 5, 1999 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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