Posted on December 31, 2015 - Ewen Dobbie
Surrey, British Columbia / Chicago, IL - Madison Street Capital, an international investment banking firm, served as exclusive advisor to Dowco Group of Companies (“Dowco”), in the divestiture of its software reseller business, Dowco Technology Services (“DTS”). DTS is a leading reseller of construction technology software solutions for contractors, architects, engineers, project managers, fabricators, and detailers. The acquiring company, Cansel Survey Equipment Inc. is a national distributor of new and pre-owned land-based positioning systems, equipment and software in Canada. The transaction was announced by Charles Botchway, CEO of Madison Street Capital. Madison Street Capital Senior Managing Director Karl D’Cunha and Senior Managing Director Jay Rodgers led the transaction.
“Completing the sale of DTS enables Dowco to focus on our growth plan in becoming the global leader in steel detailing & BIM services,” explained Ewen Dobbie, President & CEO of Dowco. “I have worked closely with the Madison Street Capital team for more than a year on multiple transactions and I am extremely impressed with the process. I am excited to continue to work with Madison and have the MSC team identify accretive growth opportunities for Dowco.”
“As always, it was a pleasure working with Ewen on this transaction. Ewen and his team at Dowco are very focused and organized, which resulted in the transaction process being very efficient” said Karl D’Cunha, Senior Managing Director. “I am looking forward to helping the Company pursue its growth strategy – with Ewen’s leadership there is no limit to what Dowco can achieve.”
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Cansel Survey Equipment Inc. distributes new and pre-owned land-based positioning systems and other equipment in Canada. It offers software, hardware, and services to the engineering, surveying, construction, mining, architecture, utilities, forestry, and government industries. The company offers mapping GPS, data collectors, survey kits and GPS, construction equipment, field supplies, tapes and refills, lasers, levels, total stations, locators, plotters, spatial stations, and other instruments. Its services include training, technical support, repair, and equipment rental. For further information, please visit http://www.cansel.ca.