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- Pacific Southshore Ventures Inc.
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We have experience in a wide range of industries including energy, chemicals, metals, packaging, power electronics, plastics, engineering, software and FINTECH. Our knowledge extends to industrial products, distribution, service, consumer products and manufacturing.
We have experience with financings, acquisitions and divestitures as small as $1 million to international transactions approaching $3 billion.
We are able to contribute meaningfully to the making of investment decisions as well as the development of sound business and strategic plans. Whether as an advisory partner or an investment partner, we have the expertise and experience to be of value.
Some of the elements that Monashee and PSVI bring to the table include:
- Broad range of business and operating experience in a variety of industries in both private and public companies
- Foundation of a strong and broad network of contacts and relationships
- Ability to structure financing flexibly to meet business sellers’ objectives
- Experience in executing acquisitions, mergers and restructurings
- Track record of growing businesses and being a trusted advisor
- Experience in fostering strong management and industry relationships
As required, Monashee also draws upon a strong group of professionals with diverse skill sets that are able to provide assistance and expertise to a variety of specialized businesses and industries. In addition, where appropriate we often partner with successful senior executives and entrepreneurs from both public and private enterprises to ensure that we have access to the best minds available. Complimentary skill sets bring valuable perspective to business operations, strategy, and financial performance.
Kevin Budd, B.A.Sc., P.Eng, MBA
Kevin founded Monashee Capital Corp. and Pacific Southshore Ventures Inc. in 2003. Kevin was previously a Senior Officer and Vice President of Methanex Corp. Over a 10-year period he gained strong operating and financial experience assisting the development of Methanex into the global leader in methanol production and sales. The diversity of his roles at Methanex included Vice President, Corporate Development with responsibility for leading transaction and capital markets activities; Vice President, Business Development; Director of Manufacturing; Director Investor Relations and Corporate Communications; Manager, Global Marketing and Logistics; Director, Ocelot Ammonia Company; and Corporate Development Executive, CEO’s group. Prior to Methanex, he was with Timminco Limited where he had various international sales and marketing roles in specialty metals and adhesives.
Kevin offers a strong track record of results in operations, manufacturing and sales leadership and negotiating transactions in North America, Europe and Asia. He also sits on a number of advisory boards and boards of directors.
Kevin received a B.A.Sc. (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and an MBA through studies at the University of British Columbia and the London Business School in the UK. He has also completed advanced management programs through Mahler Executive Leadership, the Center for Creative Leadership, Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Harvard Business School. He also has teh CSI's Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Accreditation.
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Monashee Capital Corp.
Monashee has the experience to assist clients achieve the most from their businesses, whether through growth, merger or sale.
Pacific Shouthshore Ventures Inc.
PSVI takes a partnership approach when investing to ensure value is enhanced and interests are aligned.
Skills / Experience / Partners
We have experience in a wide range of industries including: energy, metals, chemicals, plastics, packaging, engineering, power electronics, software, FINTECH, industrial & consumer products.
Monashee advised us through the process of selling our business to a large international business. We were very pleased with the outcome and have praise for expertise and guidance that was provided. We felt that Kevin always had our interests at heart.Eric and Joann Byres, Founders of Byres Security Inc., Nanaimo, British Columbia
I have worked with Kevin Budd on a number of M&A transactions over the past 20 years. He is a strong and trusted professional resource.Ted Koffman - Partner McCarthy Tetrault, Vancouver, BC
Monashee acted in a timely, efficient & professional manner to ensure his client was the successful bidder for the assets of our business.John Thwaits - Former CEO, Precision Metalform Inc., Vancouver, BC
We have worked with Monashee on a number of transactions and view the firm as a trusted resource.Steven Lukas Partner - Harper Gray
The business was domiciled in Singapore with our operations based in Bangalore, India. Monashee negotiated the deal and was able to navigate all aspects of the multi jurisdictional transaction to bring the acquisition to a close.Babu Jain - Founder, NavSemi Energy PTE, Singapore
Kevin was an engaged and supportive Board member for our business since inception through to its sale to Transcontinental Industries. Flexstar became one of the premium converters on the West Coast. During PSVI's involvement.Marc Bray, President & CEO - Flexstar Packaging Inc., Richmond, BC
Monashee was a completely capable and trusted advisor, as seen by all parties, in the MBO transaction that existed two major stakeholders. One of the major stakeholders declared, 'this is a terrific win-win transaction'.Paul Chisholm, CEO IFD Internal Fault Detection
Monashee successfully structured the transaction to acquire the Canadian assets of Compower Systems Inc. to enable ATL to expand its service capabilities. The transaction was challenging however Kevin stayed the course and closed the deal with the Private Equity owners in a methodical and professional manner.Sam Wong, CFO Alpha Technologies Ltd.
Monashee Capital is a valued strategic partner in our business and key advisor. Executive Air AmbulanceDr. Neil McLean, CEO, Executive Air Ambulance
PSVI has been a long term and supportive investor during our firm's development. Thunderbird FilmsTim Gamble, Founder, Thunderbird Films
PSVI has been a supportive financial and strategic partner to St. Tropica during its development.Sean and Tianna, Founders, St. Tropica Wellness
PSVI supported the acquisition of a complementary business in support of our growth. LED DentalDr. David Gane, CEO, LED Dental
Monashee Capital are trusted advisors in our business and have been instrumental in the turnaround of our companies. Daryl-EvansDaryl Tisseur, Founder, Daryl-Evans Mechanical
Kevin has been a supportive board member to Ryan Mortgage Income Fund and Manchester Investments and advisor to the Amur Financial Group. Assets under management exceeding $350 million: Amur Financial GroupKurt Wipp, CEO Amur Financial Group, Delta, British Columbia
We have used Monashee on a wide variety of projects ranging from negotiating acquisition opportunities to assessing the business plans of various operating divisions. Kevin is a trusted executive resource and advisor.Fred Kaiser, Founder, The Alpha Group
Monashee advised us through our successful acquisition of Outback Power Systems, NavSemi Energy PTE and Seldon Systems, from the preparation of the LOIs through leading our due diligence process and negotiating the final agreements. Monashee provided structure and discipline during the acquisitions and in the planning of the subsequent integration. Kevin is able to manage a transaction from the beginning to end. Alpha TechnologiesDrew Zogby, President, Alpha Technologies Inc., Bellingham, Washington State
Monashee has assisted our Board to improve corporate governance and their experience and knowledge has entrenched them as a key and trusted resource.Chris Giffin, CEO, -30- Forensic Engineering, Toronto, Ontario