TriWest Capital Partners invests in PRT Growing Services Ltd.

TriWest Capital Partners invested in PRT Growing Services Ltd. in partnership with senior management. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

PRT is an industry leader in commercial-scale containerized growing processes for a wide range of forestry seedling species. PRT currently operates 18 growing and cold storage facilities serving both Canada and the US with a combined capacity to produce in excess of 215 million seedlings per year.

Bennett Jones LLP and Davis Wright Tremaine LLP represented TriWest Capital Partners, with a team from Bennett Jones led by Bryan Haynes and also consisting of Eric Chernin, Brian Wells, Byron Tse and Heidi Konnert (M&A/corporate), Scott Bodie (tax), and Karen Dawson, Jeremy Russell, Taylor Davis and Samantha Lush (financial services) and with a team from Davis Wright Tremaine consisting of Sarah Tune (M&A/corporate), Scott MacCormack (debt finance), Omar Vasquez (M&A/corporate) and Christie Totten.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP and Foley Hoag LLP represented the 96.5% shareholder of PRT Growing Services Ltd., a fund managed by Mill Road Capital Management LLC, with a team from McCarthy Tétrault led by Jeremy Pleasant and also consisting of David Tennant, Stefanie Morand, Douglas Cannon, Kate McNeill-Keller, Oliver Borgers, Vincent Yip, Jeff Knowles, Sarit Pandya, Gregory Winfield and Kelleher Lynch and with a team from Foley Hoag led by Peter Rosenblum and Kip Crawley.

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP represented management of PRT, with a team led by Jason (Jake) Bullen and also consisting of Nicola Geary and Michael Alvaro (M&A/corporate), Jim Morand (tax) and Adrian Jakibchuk (employment).