North America’s Middle Market Investment Bank
M&A, Capital Raising, Restructuring, Merchant Banking.
Origin Merchant Partners recently announced a combination with InterOcean Advisors, a leading US middle market investment bank focused exclusively on the industrials sector. The combined team, operating under the Origin banner, continues to provide thoughtful, expert advisory services to current and future clients.
In completed transactions since inception
In financing raised for clients since inception
Principals, each with a minimum of 20 years of experience
Deep and diversified expertise
We approach every engagement with our clients’ key objectives at the forefront and leverage our innovative thinking, deep sector knowledge and extensive transaction record to achieve results. Our expertise spans a broad range of core industries, including:
Our diverse experience and successful track record have been built on the principles of thoughtful, dynamic and unbiased advice with a recognition that every client, business and transaction situation is different and unique. Here are some recent transaction successes that demonstrate our ability to get results.
December 2022: Origin Merchant Partners Advises ALS Limited on the acquisition of the Exploration Technologies Division of Earthlabs Inc.
Origin Merchant Partners (“Origin”) is pleased to announce that it was the exclusive financial advisor to ALS Limited (ASX:ALQ) (“ALS”) on its acquisition of 100% of the assets and assumption of certain liabilities of Exploration Technologies Division (“ETD”) of Earthlabs Inc (TSX-V:SPOT).
ALS is a AUD6 billion market cap global company that provides comprehensive testing solutions to clients world-wide, across a broad range of industries. Headquartered in Australia, the company’s adoption of state-of-the-art technology and innovative methodologies – coupled with the strength of its international teams – ensures the delivery of the highest quality services using local expertise and personalized solutions.
Earthlabs Inc’s ETD comprises Earthlabs’ exploration consulting and technology, including the GoldSpot Discoveries consulting group alongside Ridgeline Exploration Services Inc. ETD is a highly specialized business unit with multidisciplinary experts and proprietary technology solutions in the mining sector.
November 2022: Origin Merchant Partners Advises Modu-Loc on its sale to Sunbelt Rentals
Origin Merchant Partners (“Origin”) is pleased to announce that it was the exclusive financial advisor to Modu-Loc Fence Rentals (“Modu-loc”) on its sale to Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. (“Sunbelt Rentals”).
Modu-Loc supplies site containment solutions to Canadian and US customers. Founded in 1996, the company has built a reputation as the industry-leading temporary fence rental experts, offering site containment solutions for a diverse set of clients in construction, infrastructure, special events, retail, institutional and government. Modu-Loc products are trusted by organizations such as the RCMP, CSIS and their U.S counterparts for high profile events including the Vancouver Olympic Games, the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games, and multiple Super Bowls. .
Sunbelt Rentals is one of the largest equipment rental companies globally with a keen focus on continually advancing the idea of how a company can best support its customers and communities. With a vast network of locations across North America and the U.K. providing an expansive portfolio of products and services, Sunbelt Rentals delivers equipment rental solutions to support any project of size or significance.
November 2022: Origin Merchant Partner Advises MyLand on its Series B Financing Round
Origin Merchant Partners is pleased to announce that MyLand Company Inc. (“MyLand”) has raised $12 million in the first closing of its Series B financing round led by The Borden Family Trust and Waterpoint Lane (“WPL”). Origin Merchant Partners was a financial advisor to MyLand with respect to this transaction.
Myland is a soil health company, helping to tackle two of the world’s biggest challenges: food security and climate disruption. MyLand’s innovative and patented technology allows farmers to rapidly implement regenerative agriculture practices and improve their soil health by harnessing the land’s own natural ecosystem. MyLand partners with farmers to infuse life into the soil, helping to return farms to their most fertile state, achieving greater productivity and enhanced profitability.
WPL manages investments in and provides strategic growth support to a portfolio of growth oriented businesses with a view to the triple bottom line – profit, people and the planet. WPL’s focus is on growth stage companies and consumer products that support and promote sustainable practices throughout our food system.