– PROFIT magazine unveils 26th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –
Toronto, ON – June 12, 2014 – Canadian Business and PROFIT today ranked Lynx Equity Limited No. 46 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest- Growing Companies. Published in the July issue of Canadian Business and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years.
Lynx Equity made the 2014 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 2209%.
“The members of the PROFIT 500 are the elite of the country’s entrepreneurial community,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-Chief of Canadian Business and PROFIT. “Their stories are lessons in business strategy, innovation, management excellence and sheer tenacity.”
“I am thrilled that Lynx has been included on this list and honoured to be in such good company,” commented Brad Nathan, Lynx’s President. “Lynx would never have reached this milestone without tireless efforts of our management team and over 1,300 employees, as well as the continued support of our investors. I am extremely grateful to everyone who has helped me build Lynx into the organization that it is today.”
With its expanding portfolio of over 35 companies, ten of which were acquired this year, Lynx expects this growth to continue in the years to come. The firm recently announced its expansion with three new regional offices located in San Diego, Calgary and Kansas City. Lynx continues to pursue acquisitions of small to medium-sized businesses throughout Canada and the United States from owners looking to retire.
About PROFIT and PROFITguide.com
PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 32 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at PROFITguide.com.
About Canadian Business
Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a readership of more than 800,000, it is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business—what leadership looks like.
About Lynx Equity Limited
With sales in excess of $200 million, Lynx Equity Limited is a diversified private equity firm focused on acquiring 100% of small to medium-sized businesses from owners looking to retire. Lynx targets transactions between $2 million and $8 million and utilizes a buy and hold strategy. For more information on Lynx Equity, please visit www.lynxequity.com
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