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December 16, 2020

TorQuest Partners Announces Acquisition of VersaCold Logistics Services

Toronto, Ontario – December 16, 2020 — TorQuest Partners (“TorQuest”) today announced it has completed the acquisition of VersaCold Logistics Services (“VersaCold” or the Company”), one of Canada’s leading cold storage warehousing and food logistics companies, from KingSett Capital and Ivanhoe Cambridge. TorQuest is partnering on this transaction with The Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (“IMCO”) and OPTrust to support the Company’s continued growth. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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December 4, 2020

Polycor to Acquire North Carolina Granite Corporation

QUEBEC CITY – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Polycor Inc., the largest quarrier of natural stone in the world, today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire North Carolina Granite Corporation (“NCGC”), a leading quarrier and producer of granite for the construction, curbing and aggregate industries.

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November 3, 2020

TorQuest Partners and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Announce Investment in Barrette Outdoor Living

Québec, Ontario and Middleburg Heights, Ohio – November 3, 2020 – TorQuest Partners (“TorQuest”) and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) today announced a majority investment in Barrette Outdoor Living Inc. (“BOL” or the Company”), North America’s leading manufacturer of wood-alternative fence and railing products. TorQuest and CDPQ are partnering in this transaction with BOL’s owner, Les Entreprises Barrette Ltée, who will retain a significant minority interest in the Company, and BOL’s management team, led by CEO Jean desAutels. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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March 27, 2020

TorQuest Partners Closes Fund V at $1.375 Billion

TorQuest Partners today announced the final closing of TorQuest Partners Fund V, with $1.375 billion of committed capital. 

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November 5, 2019

Report on Business 2019, New CEO of the Year

Susan Senecal, President and CEO of TorQuest portfolio company, A&W Food Services of Canada (“A&W”), was awarded as the 2019 New CEO of the Year by the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business. This award recognizes a CEO with less than three years of tenure in his or her current role, who has had a significant impact on the company and its strategy.

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