Canadian Firm Raises Energy-Focused Private Equity Fund

Mar 7 2014 | 4:10am ET

Canadian private-equity firm Annapolis Capital has garnered C$200 million for its latest energy-focused fund.

Calgary, Alberta-based Annapolis invests in Western Canadian energy companies, especially those involved in oil and liquids exploration and production. And while much has been made of Canada’s shale-oil reserves, Annapolis CEO Peter Williams told The Wall Street Journal he also sees “a significant pool of conventional opportunities.”

Williams said he expects to raise a total of C$300 million for the fund, which would double Annapolis’ assets under management to C$600 million. He said that most of the firm’s investors were institutional, primarily from the U.S.

Such investors “see a market in Canada that is vastly undercapitalized,” he said.

Annapolis’ investments range from about C$35 million to C$150 million.


In Depth

Q&A: Decathlon Capital On Revenue-Based Alternative Lending

Oct 30 2017 | 3:49pm ET

The explosion in private credit activity since the end of the financial crisis is...

Lifestyle

CFA Institute To Add Computer Science To Exam Curriculum

May 24 2017 | 9:25pm ET

Starting in 2019, financial industry executives sitting for the coveted Chartered...

Guest Contributor

CAIS: How Technology is Disrupting the Alternative Investment Industry

Nov 7 2017 | 5:35pm ET

If there’s one thing that alternative investment professionals can agree on, it...