HJR Asphalt Partnership

Golden Opportunities Fund Inc and Westcap MBO Investent LP have acquired HJR Asphalt

Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. and Westcap MBO Investment LP have acquired H.J.R. Asphalt Partnership



Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. and Westcap MBO Investment LP have acquired H.J.R. Asphalt Partnership. MNP Corporate Finance Inc. acted as exclusive financial advisor to H.J.R. Asphalt Partnership in structuring and negotiating this transaction. lorem

Transaction Brief

This investment transaction provides the current partners of H.J.R. Asphalt Partnership (“HJR Asphalt”) with the opportunity to implement their succession strategy.  Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. (“Golden”) participated in the investment transaction to complete the management buyout of HJR Asphalt  in syndication with the Westcap MBO Investment LP (the “MBO Fund”), which are both funds under the management of Westcap Mgt. Ltd., to acquire a majority ownership of HJR Asphalt alongside  key executive employees.

Founded in 1988, HJR Asphalt is a long-standing Saskatchewan highway construction company and a market leader as one of the Province’s largest paving companies.  Based in Saskatoon, HJR Asphalt specializes in highway paving throughout the province and lays approximately 400,000 tonnes of asphalt on Saskatchewan roads annually servicing a number of customers including the Saskatchewan Department of Highways and Transportation, rural municipalities, and other heavy civil construction companies.

About Golden Opportunities Fund Inc.: Golden is Saskatchewan’s longest-standing Provincial labour-sponsored venture capital corporation.  The Fund is managed by Westcap Mgt. Ltd., Saskatchewan’s largest venture capital and private equity Fund Manager with over half a billion of assets under management – ranked as Top 10 Most Active Private Equity Investors in Canada by the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, released in August 2015.

About Westcap MBO Investment LP: The MBO Fund is a high-net-worth private equity fund, comprised of business leaders and local institutions, which targets the increasing number of successful small to medium-sized enterprises in Western Canada that are seeking succession planning.  The MBO Fund is also managed by Westcap Mgt. Ltd.