199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002 (ON)
Mario Nigro is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity & Venture Capital Groups. His practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, financings and complex corporate reorganizations, and general business law. Mario has extensive experience working with private equity firms, search funds, independent sponsors, and venture capital firms on sophisticated transactions including acquisitions and dispositions. He has also worked on a variety of Canadian private equity fund transactions including buyouts, leveraged buyouts, and secondaries, for leading private equity firms. Mario also routinely advises owner operators who are looking at selling their businesses. He has worked with both entrepreneurs looking to sell a minority interest to grow their businesses and owners looking for a complete exit. Mario has significant experience across all industries and has represented some of the leading food, retail, services, technology, and manufacturing businesses in Canada including a leading provider of outsourced office and workplace solutions. He works with a number of fast-growing technology companies through their acquisitions, dispositions, financings and growth capital transactions.
MiddleGround Capital (“MiddleGround”), a newly formed private equity firm that makes control investments in business-to-business (“B2B”) industrial and specialty distribution companies in the North American lower middle market, announced the closure of its second transaction in its inaugural private equity fund: the acquisition of Peterson Spring (“Peterson” or the “Company”), a leading specialty spring manufacturer with thirteen facilities throughout North America and the United Kingdom.
On September 30, 2018, Datix Limited (“Datix”), a global leader in patient safety, quality, and infection prevention, completed its acquisition of RL Solutions, a leading provider of healthcare quality and patient safety software.
On July 16, 2018, H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $25 billion of equity capital under management, through one of its portfolio companies Town & Country Holdings, Inc., completed the acquisition of Montréal-based Textiles Amalgamated Inc.
On August 15, 2018, New Water Capital L.P. (New Water), a Boca Raton-based private equity firm focused on lower-middle market companies, completed its acquisition of Trillium Health Care Products (THC), a premier contract manufacturer of category-leading OTC products for some of the world’s top pharmaceutical companies.
On March 20, 2018, Blue Point Capital Partners, a private equity firm managing over $1.5 billion in committed capital that focusses on investing in and growing lower middle-market companies, completed the acquisition of Spector & Co.
On November 14, 2017, BV Investment Partners (BV), a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software and IT services sectors, completed a strategic investment in Ontario-based Precision Nutrition (PN), the leading nutrition certification and coaching software and services provider in North America.