Nov. 11, 2014
Ag Growth International (AGI) is a leading manufacturer of portable and stationary grain handling and storage equipment.. Headquartered in Winnipeg the company has manufacturing facilities in Canada , the US, the United Kingdom and Finland and distributes its products globally. On Nov 11 2014 the company announced its intention to acquire the Westeel Division of Vicwest for an enterprise value of $210 million. Barnes assisted with the messaging and announcement for the transaction and provided an investor presentation. The well regarded management team, led by President Gary Anderson, were able to complete a simultaneous bought deal of $90 milion equity and $120 million of debt. The shares of the company reacted positively to the transaction.Jun. 11, 2014
Granite REIT’s AGM held on Wed June 11, 2014 was a big success for this international company. Spun out from Magna International this company owns industrial properties in North America and Europe. It engages in the ownership and management of 30 million square feet and over 100 predominantly industrial properties. President Tom Heslip outlined the company’s past year highlights and laid out the growth strategy going forward. Barnes provided management with its investor presentation and assisted with logistics for a very successful event.May 1, 2014
Barnes assisted GMP Capital Inc with its AGM on May 1, 2014, President Harris Fricker outlined the steps the company has taken to adjust to capital markets and outlined how the company has a solid footing to grow its business going forward. GMP is a leading independent globally diversified financial services firm providing complete capital markets and wealth management solutions for its clients.2014
One of Canada’s best run gold mining companies is Lakeshore Gold Corp with three wholly owned multimillion gold complexes in the Timmins, Ontario Gold Camp. In 2014 Barnes assisted the company with a revised investor presentation, updated MD&A and prepared a short video clip enabling President Tony Makuch to update his shareholders on the company’s website. Lakeshore Gold‘s shares trade on both the TSX and NYSE.2014
Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation is one of Canada’s largest owners of seniors’ housing and the largest long term care provider in Ontario. It provides a full suite of seniors’ services including retirement homes, long term care facilities, home care and managed services. Barnes has helped management build a strong investor relations capability providing presentations, quarterly reporting, conference calls and assisted with both debt and equity marketing programs. Under President Lois Cormack the company has grown shareholder value some 30% over the past year and a half and it is considered a leading provider of services, committed to constantly improving the resident clients’ experience.Feb. 26, 2013
Barnes Communications helped Rio Novo Gold Inc. to redesign and rebuild its website. The Company initiated the project so that its website better reflects its higher standard of corporate communications. The updated, investor-friendly Home page highlights Rio Novo’s new corporate profile, most recent news releases, current TSX stock price and key documents that include Fact Sheet, Investor Presentation and Technical Report on its highly prospective Almas gold development property in Brazil. Click to view the new RioNovo Gold website.Dec. 13, 2012
Barnes Communications assisted Kruger Products L.P. (KPLP) with its successful initial public offering roadshow of KP Tissue Inc. in October and November 2012. The $140 million deal, lead-managed by Scotia Capital Inc., spun off a minority KPLP interest via KP Tissue with a marketing effort that saw presentations to institutional investors and retail stockbrokers across North America. Barnes Communications designed KP Tissue’s new logo, prepared its multimedia investor presentation, created prospectus graphics, executed all logistics and designed the Mississauga-based company’s new website.Oct. 15, 2012
Barnes Communications assisted African miner Ivanplats Ltd in preparation of its $300 million IPO global roadshow presentation with stops in North America and Europe. Barnes worked closely with management to enhance the production value of the show and deliver speaker training for company executives.
For Ken Barnes it was a chance to revisit with CEO Lar-Eric Johansson, a former client. This is the third IPO that Barnes has provided roadshow assistance for, working with Robert Friedland, Chairman of Ivanplats and his staff.
June 11, 2012 Barnes Communications completes an important video for EMED Mining, for use with investors, local community and government. EMED Mining’s principal focus is re-starting the famous Rio Tinto Cooper Mine in Spain.