April 20, 2018 1:38 PM ET

Capital Markets

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


Founded in 1998



Key Executives for West Face Capital Inc

President, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Chief Investment Officer
Age: 53
Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer
Age: 60
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

West Face Capital Inc Key Developments

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

Jadestone 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.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
20/20 Group 1990 Limited Partnership Americas
20/20 Group 1992 Limited Partnership Americas
2251442 Ontario Inc. Americas
26 Broadway Capital Corp. Americas
4Front Capital Partners, Inc. Americas

Recent Private Companies Transactions

November 16, 2017
Centaur Holdings, LLC

The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global. Bloomberg.com does not create or control the content. For inquiries, please contact S&P Global Market Intelligence directly by clicking here.

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
The Advertising Council, Inc. United States
Tax Management Inc United States
John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Request Profile Update

Only a company representative may request an update for the company profile. Documentation will be required.

To contact West Face Capital Inc, please visit --. Company data is provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.