Private Equity Program

BCI’s Private Equity program manages a diverse $28.3 billion portfolio comprising of fund, direct, and co-investments. We partner with like-minded investment firms and experienced management teams to drive growth, operational improvements, and enhance performance in businesses worldwide.

Our proven investment approach and long-term focus consistently deliver industry-leading value for our clients, partners, and portfolio companies. We have gained global recognition as a strategic capital source through strong relationships with top investment managers and companies. As one of Canada’s largest institutional investors, we prioritize creating lasting value and positive impact for our portfolio companies, partners, clients, and communities.

We Invest In

We invest in leading companies and private equity funds across sectors and geographies with strong growth potential. By providing capital for investment partners and sector-leading operating companies, we have built a diverse, global portfolio positioned for value-creation and long-term capital returns.

Funds

We invest in top-tier leading buyout, growth capital, special situations, and select emerging and venture capital funds around the globe.

Business Services

We invest in human-capital management, logistics, home services franchises, advertising, payment solutions, education, and B2B services.

Consumer

We invest in the food and beverage industry, pet services and products, household and personal goods, as well as specialized consumer services.

Financial Services

We invest in insurance, asset and wealth management, financial technology, specialty finance, and payment solutions.

Healthcare

We invest in healthcare products, services, and technologies that improve health and wellbeing, including pharma, outsourced services, MedTech, healthcare technology and providers.

Industrials

We invest in aerospace, transportation, logistics, packaging, automation, shipping, industrial services, and building products.

Technology, Media, and Telecommunications

We invest in software, digital infrastructure and fiber networks, data and information services, and cybersecurity.

Venture & Growth

We invest in enterprise software, financial technology, and disruptive technologies including quantum computing across the growth-equity lifecycle from Series B, to pre-IPO.


 

Investment & Performance

Over the last five-year period, BCI Private Equity has deployed $22.0 billion in fund and direct investments, partnering with over 40 high-performing portfolio companies. As of December 31, 20221, we’ve generated $15.4 billion in total value and returned over $20.5 billion in cash distributions to our clients, showcasing our dedication to driving success.

We are committed to creating long-term value through innovative investments. Our dedicated team utilizes our global network and industry expertise to identify and capitalize on unique opportunities, focusing on growth, unlocking potential, and delivering outstanding results.

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ASSETS UNDER
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5-YEAR RETURN AGAINST A BENCHMARK OF 9.2%

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5-YEAR TOTAL
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1 Assets in the private equity program are valued annually at December 31. Returns for the program are calculated on an internal rate of return basis. Value Created is computed as the increase in value adjusted for cashflows.

Global Distribution of Net Assets Under Management

NORTH AMERICA
49.3%
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EUROPE2
35.4%
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ASIA3
9.7%
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EMERGING MARKETS4
4.4%
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OTHER5
1.2%
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Investment Team

Our teams in Victoria, B.C. and New York City are comprised of highly experienced investment professionals. We are performance-focused and our commitment to accountability and integrity drive our investment decisions.