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December 11, 2013

TorQuest Partners Invests in A&B Rail Services Ltd.

TorQuest Partners, in partnership with a group of co-investors, today announced that it has acquired a majority interest in A&B Rail Services Ltd., a market-leading national railway services company based in Edmonton, Alberta. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed

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December 1, 2013

TorQuest Partners Invests in Kissner Milling Company

TorQuest Partners, a leading Canadian private equity fund manager, in partnership with a group of co-investors, including investors affiliated with Silverhawk Capital Partners, GoldPoint Partners and the Bank of Montreal, today announced a recapitalization of Kissner Milling Company Ltd., a leading manufacturer and distributor of bulk rock salt and ice melt products across Canada and the U.S. Great Lakes region.

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October 7, 2013

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Associated Brands

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) today reported its completion of the previously announced acquisition of Associated Brands, a leading private label manufacturer of powdered drinks, specialty teas and sweeteners from TorQuest Partners and other shareholders.

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September 9, 2013

TorQuest Partners Closes Third Private Equity Fund at C$535 million

Toronto, Ontario – Toronto-based private equity firm TorQuest Partners announced today the final closing of its third fund, TorQuest Partners Fund III, with C$535 million of committed capital. TorQuest Partners Fund III will target middle-market private equity investment opportunities in Canada and the United States.

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September 9, 2013

Torquest on the Hunt With New Buyout Fund

U.S. private equity firms are all over Canada searching for deals, but the locals still feel they can beat them to the transactions they want.

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August 8, 2013

TreeHouse Foods to Acquire Associated Brands from TorQuest Partners

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with TorQuest Partners LLC and other shareholders to acquire Associated Brands GP Corporation (Associated Brands), a leading private label manufacturer of powdered drinks, specialty teas and sweeteners.

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February 19, 2013

Ensyn and Pinova Establish Joint Development Agreement

Ottawa, Ontario and Brunswick, Georgia – David Boulard, President of Ensyn Technologies Inc. and David Bookbinder, Chairman of Pinova Holdings, Inc. announced today the signing of a joint development agreement for the production of specialty chemical products.

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February 6, 2013

For Disaster Clean-up Company, It’s Custom Software to the Rescue

Nothing can hurt a business like incessant paperwork. Just ask Bruce Derraugh, chief operating officer for FirstOnSite Restoration, a Toronto-based company that works with insurers to clean up messes left by floods, tornadoes and even the 2011 Stanley Cup riots in Vancouver.

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