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Capital West Advises Harbour Air on Sale to Birch Hill Equity Partners

Capital West Advises Harbour Air on Sale to Birch Hill Equity Partners

Founded in 1982, Harbour Air is North America’s largest seaplane airline. The Company operates over 15 routes from its primary bases in Vancouver, Victoria, and Nanaimo. Harbour Air is highly innovative and developed and operated the world’s first electric-powered commercial flight in 2019. The Company aims to convert their entire fleet to electric in the coming years.

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Founded in 1994, Birch Hill Equity Partners is a leading Canadian private equity firm. Birch Hill is currently investing out of its sixth fund which closed in early 2020 with total commitments of $1.75 billion.

Capital West Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Harbour Air on this transaction.

For additional information contact:

Doug Irwin, Capital West Partners

Doug Irwin

(604) 718-6802

Nick Bester, Capital West Partners

Nick Bester

(604) 718-6813

About Capital West Partners

Founded in 1990, Capital West Partners is an independent M&A advisory firm based in Vancouver, BC. As mid-market specialists, we deliver focused financial advice and transaction expertise to public and private companies, as well as public sector entities, in Western Canada and beyond for a range of transaction situations, including:

  • Divestitures
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Strategic Financings
  • Valuations & Fairness Opinions
  • Financial Advisory Assignments

Capital West has a proven track record of 30+ years of completing transactions that maximize value for our clients. Since inception, we have completed deals with over $11 billion in combined total value.

Capital West is also a proud partner in IMAP (International Mergers and Acquisitions Partnership), a global organization of highly experienced middle-market advisory firms in over 40 countries. Through IMAP, we maximize our global reach to bring industry and country expertise to every one of our assignments, and to find our clients the best buyers and investors in North America and beyond.

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