Terry Holland Participates in Deloitte ‘Lessons from Private Equity’ Forum

Deloitte Vancouver organized a panel discussion for business owners that wanted to hear the perspectives of private equity professionals from the Vancouver area. Check out this link to Deloitte’s Lessons in Private Equity document, which summarizes its findings obtained through interviews with these private equity professionals.

Selling Your Business

Business owner/operators across the Lower Mainland find themselves ready for retirement after having founded and developed successful businesses and are considering a number of options for exiting. ‘Times are a changing.’ It’s no secret that we’re now seeing a demographic shift across North America, with the baby boom generation retiring and giving way to the… READ MORE

Sale of Interest in Foley’s Candies Ltd.

Krystal Financial has sold its 30% interest in Foley’s Candies Ltd. to CEO and majority owner Brian Hurl. Krystal Financial Corp. announces the sale of its 30% interest in Foley’s Candies Ltd. to majority owner and CEO Brian Hurl. Since partnering to purchase the Company in 2006, Krystal has actively supported Brian’s efforts to grow… READ MORE

Marqui and TBWA/Vancouver form Station X!

Marqui has purchased the assets of TBWA/Vancouver and formed Station X, a strategic marketing, communications and technology company. Station X aims to combine front-end strategy and creativity with back-end science and analytics to produce artfully integrated campaigns with measurable sales and marketing results. The company’s integrated service offering will improve its clients’ brands and helps… READ MORE

Some Interesting Facts About Western Canada

The Western Canadian economy, flush with metal, mineral and energy resources, is a major supplier of the primary inputs that are key to the industrial and structural expansion taking place in China and India. Did you know that Western Canada accounts for: 91 per cent of Canada’s oil production; 94 per cent of Canada’s natural… READ MORE

B.C. Economic Growth

In its Economic Outlook for 2011 released Monday, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce predicted growth in Canada will be below 2.5 per cent in 2011. The two key sources of growth earlier in this cycle — consumer spending and housing activity — are cooling down, the chamber reports, and business investment is expected to make… READ MORE

Latest News

Krystal Growth Partners Announces Sale of Smith Cameron Group

Krystal Growth Partners (“Krystal”) is pleased to announce the sale of Smith Cameron Group (“Smith Cameron”) to a US-based strategic buyer on July 2, 2021.  Tom Kramer, who acquired Smith…

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Krystal Growth Partners Promotes Avery Holland and Brian Lau to Vice President

Krystal Growth Partners (“Krystal”) is pleased to announce it has promoted Avery Holland and Brian Lau to the position of Vice President, effective June 30, 2021. “This last year has…

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Fraser Valley Building Supplies acquires Terrace Builders Centre and Terrace Carpet Centre

Krystal Growth Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of Terrace Builders Centre and Terrace Carpet Centre (also known as Your Décor) by its portfolio company, Fraser Valley Building Supplies (“FVBS”).…

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