Kensington

Kensington

Kensington

Overview
Date Founded

1996

Headquarters

95 Saint Clair Avenue West,Suite 905,Toronto, ON M4V 1N6

Type of Company

Private

Industries

Private Equity & Venture Capital
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Kensington Capital Partners focuses on investments in private equity funds and secondary funds. The firm also makes co-investments in privately-held companies. They manage a variety of private equity funds that invest in an array of privately-held investments, across industry sectors, investment styles, company sizes and geographic regions. Kensington Capital Partners makes larger core investments as the foundation of their portfolio and makes smaller complementary investments that are selected to fill gaps and maintain portfolio balance. Core investments are selected for their potential for a high level of performance and for additional investment opportunities they may provide. Complementary investments consist of smaller commitments to certain funds to complete geographic or sector allocations for portfolio balance. Outside of Canada, Kensington Capital Partners uses a fund-of-funds as their core investment in regions where that investment can improve their portfolio's risk-adjusted returns and provide strong complementary investment opportunities. The firm also makes complementary investments in select primary direct funds alongside their core fund-of-funds holding.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman, Managing Director & Founder

Senior Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer

Senior Managing Director

Managing Director (Calgary Office)

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director (Vancouver Office)

Managing Director

Director

Director, Business Development

Advisory Board

President & Chief Executive Officer at Raspberry Investment Corp.

Chief Executive Officer at Data Communications Management Corp.

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President of Commercial Services at Bruce Power LP

Former Executive Officer at U.S. Geothermal, Inc.

Member, Advisory Board at Kensington

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Recent Transactions
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Demers, Manufacturier d’Ambulances, Inc. purchases Crestline Coach Ltd. from Scotiabank Private Equity Investments, Kensington

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Jenoptik AG purchases Prodomax Automation Ltd. from Kensington

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Kensington , Blue Ant Media, Inc., Relay Ventures, Gibraltar & Co., Inc., Mogo, Inc. /Private Equity purchase Project Platypus Pty Ltd. from Heinrich Bauer Verlag KG

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onInvestec Plc, Kensington purchase from CareRx Corp.

Investment Advisor

Advised onJenoptik AG purchases Prodomax Automation Ltd. from Kensington

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Legal Advisor

Managing Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$2,500 - $100K
2011
$10K - $100K
2010
Investments
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Awards & Honors
2018
Consumer Technology Association - Best Of Innovations Award
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