Ceres is a private Canadian company wholly-owned by its management and the principals of Corpfinance International Limited (CFI).

Ceres conducts business in markets located outside of North America. Established in Toronto in 1985, CFI is a boutique investment bank engaged in four businesses:

  • alternative asset management including private equity,
  • private debt origination, placement, and administration,
  • financing for third party leasing companies engaged in equipment and vehicle leasing, and
  • principal investments (including Ceres) that involve the direct ownership of companies aligned to strategies in our business segments

Over the past 30 years CFI has raised more than $4 billion in capital and currently has over $1.25 billion in assets under management on behalf of institutional investors. CFI is majority owned by its senior management and benefits from a strategic minority investment from Canada Life, one of the largest life insurance companies operating in Canada. CFI and its subsidiaries employ a dedicated staff of over 60 people, in offices located in Toronto and Vancouver. For additional information on CFI please visit www.corpfinance.ca