Our Investments

We currently have investments in 11 businesses in diverse industry sectors. The composition of our portfolio is a function of our belief that high-quality businesses with skilled management teams can be found in a variety of sectors. Since the founding of Krystal Financial in 2004, Krystal has exited seven of its investments.

img1

a52

With facilities located in Surrey, BC, A52 Warehouse is the Canadian 3PL facility for over 50 brands in the apparel, footwear, and accessory markets.

Learn MORE
img1

Brooks Corning

For over 100 years, the Brooks Corning Company has been providing office furniture and business interior solutions to Greater Vancouver, and the province of British Columbia.

Learn MORE
img1

Carmanah

From its head office in Victoria, BC, and operations in Finland and Germany, Carmanah designs, develops, and distributes a portfolio of products focused on energy optimized LED solutions for infrastructure.

Learn MORE

Coast Spas

The Coast Spas Group was founded in 1996 and consists of two companies, Coast Spas Manufacturing Inc. (CSM), a leading hot tub manufacturer, and Coast Spas Lifestyles Inc. (CSL), a retailer of hot tubs and other recreational products.

Learn MORE
img1

Fraser Valley Building Supplies

In business since 1992, Fraser Valley Building Supplies is a leading supplier of hardware and building products to retail consumers, contractors and developers throughout the Lower Mainland.

Learn MORE
img1

Magnum Trailer & Equipment

Founded in 1984 and based in Abbotsford BC, Magnum operates three distinct business segments: manufacturing heavy-duty aftermarket truck accessories, manufacturing and distributing on- and off-highway truck trailers, and servicing and maintaining the fleets of mid-sized transportation companies.

Learn MORE
img1

North West Rubber

North West Rubber Ltd., was founded in 1968 in Pitt Meadows, BC, and began life as a small, regional manufacturer of recycled crude rubber products. Today, North West Rubber is one of the largest recycled rubber mat manufacturers in the world.

Learn MORE
img1

Rtown

R Town is committed to helping local businesses succeed by providing them with the digital marketing tools they require.

Learn MORE
img1

SAXX

SAXX’s heritage of revolutionizing underwear began in 2006. Since then the brand has been at the forefront of innovation in the men’s premium underwear category.

Learn MORE
img1

Smith Cameron Group

Smith Cameron Group is a fully-integrated pump and process solutions provider serving both the municipal and industrial markets across Canada.

Learn MORE
img1

Vista Railing Systems

Based in Maple Ridge, BC, Vista Railings manufactures an industry-leading range of exterior and interior railing systems, components, and accessories.

Learn MORE
img1

CCI Industries

CCI Industries, at the time the world’s largest producer of Allan Block garden, landscape and retaining wall systems, was sold in 2009 to Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd., Western Canada’s and Washington State’s leading manufacturer and marketer of concrete hardscape, masonry and industrial precast products.

Learn MORE
img1

Foley's Candies

At the time of sale Foley’s Candies was the largest chocolate manufacturer in Western Canada and one of the largest in Canada. Krystal’s 30% interest was sold to CEO and majority owner Brian Hurl in 2011.

Learn MORE
img1

Key Food Equipment Services

At the time of sale Key Food was the leading provider of repair parts and service for commercial kitchen equipment in Western Canada. The business was sold in 2014 to Heritage Food Service Group Inc., a leader in commercial kitchen equipment service in the U.S.

Learn MORE
img1

Snack Alliance

At the time of sale Snack Alliance Inc. was one of the fastest-growing private-label snack producers in North America. In 2010 the company was acquired by Shearer's Foods Inc., a leading producer and distributor of high-quality branded, contract-pack and private-label seasoned snack foods.

Learn MORE
img1

Integrated Paving Concepts

Integrated Paving Concepts produced the equipment and tools used in the StreetPrint (imprinted asphalt) process. The thermoplastic business was sold to Flint Trading Inc. in May 2011 and the StreetBond business was sold to Quest Construction Products in June 2011.

Learn MORE
img1

Vantis International

Vantis International Corporation, an online and phone-based travel reservations and marketing services firm headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, was acquired by TravelCLICK Inc., a leading provider of hotel business process management solutions, in 2006.

Learn MORE
img1

WaterMarq Technologies Inc.

Watermarq Technologies was a software company providing the Water and Wastewater market with information management tools to optimize water quality, treatment and regulatory compliance. The company was sold at the end of 2016 to XPV Water Partners.

Learn MORE

Hear what our partners are saying

Find out what those who have partnered with us are saying about their experiences.

READ TESTIMONIALS

Latest News

Carmanah Announces Agreement to Sell Assets to SPX Corporation

VICTORIA, BC, CANADA (December 12, 2018) Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX:CMH) (the “Company” or “Carmanah”), announced today that it has entered into a purchase agreement (the “Agreement”) regarding the sale of a…

READ MORE
North West Rubber and Animat partner to acquire the assets of NexxSource Recycling and launch Evolve Recycling Inc.

North West Rubber Ltd. (NWR) and Moose Creek Tire Recycling Inc. (MCTR) a Subsidiary of Animat Inc. are pleased to announce their acquisition of the assets of Nexxsource Recycling (and…

READ MORE
North West Rubber to open manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas in 2019

NEWS PROVIDED BY North West Rubber Ltd. VANCOUVER, June 8, 2018 /CNW/ - North West Rubber Ltd, a leading manufacturer and distributor of recycled rubber solutions in North America, is pleased to announce that…

READ MORE