December 07, 2016 10:49 AM ET

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Company Overview of West Face Capital Inc

Company Overview

West Face Capital, Inc. (WFC) manages the Sunrise Partners, L.P. hedge fund and the West Face Event Fund. The firm invests in mainly Canadian and U.S. stocks, but will also look at international opportunities as well as bonds and convertibles. WFC looks for event-driven stocks with catalysts to positively drive the price. The firm seeks stocks that have recently declined in price or are going through restructuring or bankruptcy. WFC was founded in 1998. The Sunrise Partners, L.P. hedge fund launched in 1998.

2 Bloor St. East, Suite 3000

Toronto, ON M4W 1A8

Canada

Founded in 1998

Phone:

647-724-8900

Key Executives for West Face Capital Inc

President, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Chief Investment Officer
Age: 52
Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer
Age: 59
Partner
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

West Face Capital Inc Key Developments

Mitra Reportedly Seeks $40 Million Private Placement Through Tyrus, West Face, Livermore And Others

Mitra Energy Inc. is said to be planning to increase its capital by $80 million out of which $40 million will be raised through private placements. The proceeds will be used to make acquisitions for the company's growth. The source said funds leading the raise would include Tyrus Capital LLP, West Face Capital Inc and Livermore Partners LLC, some of the biggest shareholders in Mitra Energy. The fund raise could be announced as early as October 31, 2016, the source said.

SunOpta Under Pressure To Sell Business

West Face Capital Inc, is reportedly adding to pressure from Tourbillon Capital Partners, LP for SunOpta Inc. (TSXSOY) to sell its business. According to Reuters, which cited an unnamed source, West Face has launched its own campaign to get SunOpta to offload at least some of its assets. West Face, SunOpta's third-largest shareholder with an 8% plus stake in the business, wants the company to consider board or management changes if sales fail to materialize. SunOpta is believed to have received takeover interest from two private-equity groups. Representatives for SunOpta and West Face were not available for comment.

Gran Tierra And West Face Mulls Acquisitions

Gran Tierra Energy, Inc. (AMEX:GTE) and West Face Capital Inc. are seeking acquisitions. Thomas Dea, Partner of West Face Capital Inc. said, “We believe Gran Tierra is well positioned to create shareholder value through organic growth and smart acquisitions.”

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