SGI Capital Canada

Private Equity

SGI Capital Canada has 3 main Divisions:

1- Private Equity: The Group invests in second-round financing in select industries and sectors. Some of our key holdings and other projects we invested in over the years:

Publicly Listed Companies: Some examples of the companies we invested in and took public:

  • Emergia Inc. (Real Estate Ownership & Development-Hospitality-Property Management). SGI is the founder and largest shareholder. SGI Capital’s In-House Team took Emergia Public www.emergia.com
  • Physinorth Acquisitions Corp. (TSX – Venture, Toronto). SGI is one of the 3 largest founders and shareholders. SGI Capital’s In-House Team was part of the team that took Physinorth Public
  • Premier Health of America Inc. (TSX – Venture, Toronto). A leading Canadian healthcare company www.premierhealth.ca
  • Blue Tree Wireless Data Inc. (Wireless Communications & Data). Part of an investors’ group
  • Wi2Wi Corporation (IT, Hardware & Software). Part of an investors’ group. www.wi2wi.com
  • Intrawest Corp. com (minority investor – 1990)
  • Bank of Palestine PLC (minority investor, participated in the relaunch of the Bank in 1992 – 1993) bankofpalestine.com/en

2- Private Equity: Some examples of private companies we invested in:

  • Medical: Premier Soin Inc.:This Company will be publicly listed in Canada in 2019. premiersoin.ca. SGI is the second largest shareholder. Premier Soin provides healthcare institutions with a team of experienced, qualified and efficient professionals. This includes long-term and short-term staff in the following fields:
    • health professionals
    • nurses
    • respiratory therapists
    • coordinators
    • nursing assistants
    • beneficiary attendants
    • technicians
    • other health professionals
    • Medical and Adapted Transport: Premier Soin is a licensed carrier for all medical needs, including interhospital transportation or for a group outings.
  • Information Technology: eVision Inc. evision.ca A leading information technology company based in Montreal and has operations in Canada, Europe, and the Arab Maghreb. The company has a joint venture with McGill University. A brief about eVision is attached herewith.
  • Industry: Shawwa Plastics shawwaplastics.com, Egypt. Plastics manufacturing group that has operations, plants, an R&D center, distributions centers, and sales outlets in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa. The Group is one of the largest plastic manufacturers in Egypt in injection molding, rotational molding, and blow molding, among others.
  • Media: The Group’s media division provides news reports for TV, radio, Internet, and print media in Canada, the United States, and the Middle East. . Please consult our Awards, Articles section.

 

The Group’s Historical Projects & Businesses Developed, Owned, and & Operated:

Asset City & Province / State, Country Type Size
Shawwa Plastics & United Plastics for Modern Irrigation Heliopolis, Egypt Plastics Manufacturing & distribution, Rotational Molding & Injection Molding 3 plants, 6 warehouses, head office, Branch Office in Canada, and sales offices in the Middle East and Africa, 500 Employees
SGI Restaurants Group Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Washington DC, Boston Franchised restaurants 25 restaurants, 350 employees
SGI Foods Corp. Montreal, Quebec Food Processor & Distributor, Fruits & Vegetables One processing plant and one distribution warehouse, 50 employees
Dollar Rent A Car – Quebec Province of Quebec Master Franchise for Dollar Rent – A – Car Several locations at Montreal – Trudeau International Airport and throughout Montreal, 25 employees
SGI Resources Inc. Montreal, Boston, Gaza, Casablanca International Project Development Firm 18 employees
SGI 5O Seafoods Corp. Montreal, Boston, New York, Seattle, Beijing, Manila Importer, Distributor, and Processor of Seafood – mainly Chinese Scallops Was the 2nd largest importer of Chinese scallops in the United States in the 1990s, 58 employees
SGI Freed & Freed Garments Corp. Manitoba, Montreal, Gaza, Amman Garment Manufacturing, Import, and Distribution Procurement offices & warehouses in 4 cities, 15 employees

 

3- Consulting, Development & Management: The Group has an in-house team that specializes in identifying investments, project management, asset management, company turnaround, creating investment funds, vehicles, and taking companies public. 

Projects undertaken by our Business Consulting & Development Group:

Project Country Sector Study Size Project Size
Seafood Processing Plant China Food $125,000 $2 M
Cold Storage Facility Ghaza Food $ 75,000 $1.5 M
Flour Mill Project Ghaza Food $180,000 $18 M
Cold Storage Facility Cuba Food $175,000 $6.5 M
Micropropagation Center Egypt Agriculture $120,000 $4.2 M
Plastics Roto-Molding Facility Egypt Plastics $100,000 $5 M
Power Generation Plant Bolivia Electricity $490,000 $35 M
Garments Plant Jordan Textiles  $125,000 $2.5 M
Computer Assembly Plant Morocco Computers $175,000 $3.8 M
Information-Technology Center Jordan IT $ 250,000 $3.5 M
Medical Clinics Group Canada Medical $350,000 $5 M
Food Processing Plant Canada Food $50,000 $1.5 M
Premium Brands Franchised Restaurants Canada Food $100,000 $5 M
Premium Brand Franchised Car Rental Master Franchise Canada Car Rental $50,000 $0.5 M
Car Sales Retail Car Sales $30,000 $0.8 M
Primary & Secondary Schools Canada Education $750,000 $45 M
Medical Services Canada Medical $200,000 $10 M