ABOUT M2S CAPITAL
M2S Capital manages a FinTech
fund investing in the most promising growth stage companies in the financial services industry.
We detain solid experience in the banking industry, an incredible network of financial services companies and related technology vendors.
Current focus is on growth companies that are generating revenue, in need of financial and intellectual capital and access to the right network in order to rapidly scale. M2S Capital provides more than just finance. We foster growth.
M2S Capital is looking to partner with fast-growing Canadian and International FinTech companies with dynamic management teams. Following are M2S Capital main investment criteria:
Main Geographic Location
80% of investments are made in Canadian-based enterprises who have their head office in Canada, and 20% are reserved for international investments.
Sector Focus: FinTech
We invest in technology companies who support the Financial Industry: FinTech companies.
Stage of Maturity
Our objective is to propel businesses to the next step. Later-stage opportunities typically have $2 million – $20 million in revenue with proven products and a variety of referenceable customers. Companies typically need capital to expand into new markets, launch new products and invest in technologies.
Investment Size: $1.5 million – $12 million
Our goal is to invest $1.5 million – $12 million per investment.
Use of Proceeds: Organic Growth or Acquisition Capital
We are typically looking to accelerate the growth of a company, either through organic growth or acquisition capital. We therefore mainly invest in the form of primary shares, but have the flexibility to complement such investments with the purchase of a portion of secondary shares as a means to provide some liquidity to the existing shareholders.
Ownership: Meaningful Minority or Control
While we seek a meaningful stake in the companies we invest in, we prefer to remain minority shareholders. We would like to see founders retain significant stakes in their business.
Involvement: Board Position
Our view is that management is best qualified to run the entreprise. However, our years of experience bring useful contacts and perspective to companies we invest in. We act as a strategic partner for management and as a member on the board of directors.
Security: Mainly Equity or Equity-Related but also Debt
As part of our objective to support the growth of FinTech leaders, we can invest in a broad range of securities including equity, equity-related and debt securities.
Path to Liquidity: Last or Second-to-last Round prior to a Liquidity Event
As a late-stage investor, we are typically looking to finance the last or second-to-last round of financing prior to an exit event such as an Initial Public Offering (IPO) or a trade sale.
M2S Capital is managing a growth capital fund seeking to invest in small and mid-sized Canadian and International companies in a variety of technologies applied to the Financial Industries, the FinTech. M2S Capital will act as a catalyst for growth and expansion by making targeted investments in companies with high-growth potential and strong management teams.