TerraNova takes a long-term view of its investments, and can hold portfolio companies for as long as it makes sense, with liquidity coming from a sale, dividends or a public offering.


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Carma Corp.

Carma Corp. is a leading Canadian manufacturer of utilities sub-metering equipment and a provider of utility billing solutions to multi-residential, condominium, commercial and institutional clients. Carma’s sub-metering systems and billing solutions enable customers to monitor energy consumption, save money and improve sustainability. Carma is a trusted partner to Canada's foremost developers and property managers and supports residents across Canada on a daily basis. Carma is based in Lindsay, Ontario, and has offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Halifax.


Aventine Management Group Inc.

Aventine Management Group is a privately held asset manager serving high net worth families, corporations and institutions across Canada through both direct relationships and third-party advisory channels.  Aventine manages portfolios across a broad variety of both traditional and alternative investment strategies, incorporating appropriate capital allocation and risk management into investment decisions.  Aventine’s funds are consistently ranked amongst the top performers in their peer groups.  Aventine is based in Toronto.


York Analytical Laboratories Inc.

York Analytical Laboratories is Greater New York’s preeminent full-service environmental testing lab, servicing environmental consultants, developers, utilities, corporate entities and government agencies. York provides analysis of environmental samples including water, soil, air and drinking water for regulated contaminants. York is a NELAP accredited laboratory and maintains comprehensive licenses in various states including Connecticut, New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania. In addition to servicing clients working on monitoring, commercial development and abatement projects, York is involved in large, long-term infrastructure and high profile projects such as the La Guardia, JFK and Newark airport reconstructions, the Yankee Stadium development and the Second Avenue Subway and Brooklyn Navy Yards projects. York is headquartered in Nyack, NY with labs in Stratford, CT and Queens, NY, and an additional facility in Prospect Park, NJ.



Decision Point Research Inc.

Decision Point Research is a privately-held data collection company servicing the market research industry that has grown rapidly since its inception in 2013.  Decision Point's clients, both in Canada and worldwide, include major market research firms, political parties and global consumer-facing businesses (including consumer products, financial services and auto companies) that require rigorously collected qualitative and quantitative data in order to make profitable and informed decisions.  Decision Point has a large call center in Toronto from where it assists its clients with qualitative and quantitative research through telephone and online surveys, and it also recruits respondents for focus groups and other modes of in-depth interviews.  Decision Point, through its "Ethnic Corner" and "Inclusive Insights" programs, has established itself as a leader in effectively conducting research on and collecting data related to a wide array of ethnic and immigrant respondents.  Decision Point is headquartered in Toronto.



Compact Power Equipment Inc.

Compact Power Equipment Inc. is a rapidly growing specialty outdoor equipment rental company based in Fort Mill, South Carolina (a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina).  Compact Power rents specialized towable construction and landscaping equipment, including mini-skid steers, backhoes, trenchers, chippers and lifts, to landscape, irrigation, construction and other specialty contractors, as well as do-it-yourself retail customers, predominantly out of more than 1,100 Home Depot locations across North America.  In addition, Compact Power owns and operates a maintenance services division, Compact Power Services, which provides maintenance services on in-store equipment to the largest big-box retailers across the United States and Canada. TerraNova and its partners sold Compact Power to The Home Depot.



Hyduke Energy Services Inc.

Hyduke Energy Services Inc. is an integrated oilfield services company with nearly 40 years’ experience involved in the manufacture, repair and distribution of oilfield equipment and supplies in Canada and worldwide.  The Company operates in two distinct but synergistic businesses: 1) industrial supply and distribution to the drilling and service rig industry, and 2) manufacturing, fabrication, assembly and service of oilfield equipment.  Hyduke is headquartered in Nisku, AB.



Blue Ant Media Inc.

Blue Ant Media is a privately held, international content producer, distributor and channel operator.  From production houses around the world, Blue Ant creates content for multiple genres including factual, factual entertainment, short-form digital series and kids programming.  It also has a distribution business which offers a catalogue of 2,300+ hours of content, including the largest 4K natural history offering on the market.  Blue Ant Media’s international channel business offers a portfolio of media brands such as Love Nature (International), ZooMoo Networks (International), Smithsonian Channel Canada, BBC Earth (Canada) and HGTV (New Zealand).  Blue Ant Media is headquartered in Toronto, with operations in Los Angeles, Singapore, Auckland, Dunedin, London, Sydney, Beijing and Taipei.



Carta Worldwide Inc.

Carta Worldwide is an international leader in transaction processing and payments technology, specializing in prepaid, mobile and emerging payments. Carta’s next generation platform, designed specifically to meet the complexities of the evolving payments environment, excels where legacy systems are challenged--delivering end-to-end solutions that manage risk, enable innovation and optimize profitability.  Carta has deep-rooted relationships and deployments with payment leaders such as MasterCard.



WellQuest Medical & Wellness Corporation

WellQuest, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, provides an integrative healthcare experience through medical treatment, preventive wellness services and medical aesthetic skincare that benefits the overall health of individuals, families, health-conscious businesses and the communities it serves.  WellQuest’s locations and practices are readily accessible and convenient to accommodate the family and work schedules of its patients.