Acquire profitable, well established manufacturing companies from legacy-minded business owners, support the long-term success of the businesses acquired, and create sustainable and growing shareholder returns.
Disciplined acquisition strategy.
Focus on opportunities in manufacturing.
Steady cash flows with growth potential.
Established, strong leadership.
Sustainable competitive advantage.
Operations based in North America.
Enterprise value up to $25 million.
Buy / Build / Hold
Acquire 100% ownership.
Vendors and key management have equity interest.
Provide capital to grow the business.
Long term ownership.
Subsidiaries continue to operate autonomously.
Maintain individual business identity.
Oversight through strategic planning, financial reports, and other support.
Partner with existing management to grow the business.
Access to resources to help achieve business potential.
Legacy-minded business model.
Opportunity to cash out (purchase consideration: minimum 10% Decisive Dividend shares, remainder in cash).
Participate in future Decisive Dividend growth.
Business as usual.
Opportunity for equity ownership (Employee Share Purchase Plan).
Capital to grow the business.
Stability of long-term ownership.
Commitment to communities where businesses are located.
Sustainable and growing shareholder returns.
Monthly dividend strategy.
Growing portfolio of companies.
Strong deal flow.
Industry and geographic diversification.
Organic growth of existing companies.
Completed debt refinancing ($36.0 million) with Canadian Western Bank Maximum Financial Inc. – October 2021.
Increased monthly dividend by 25% to $0.025 ($0.30 annualized) – September 2021.
Appointed Jeff Schellenberg Chief Executive Officer – June 2021.
Reinstated monthly dividend after a pause due to COVID-19 uncertainty – April 2021.
Launched Normal Course Issuer Bid – January 2021.
Engaged Oak Hill Financial for Decisive Dividend Investor Relations – October 2020.
Signed long term agreement: Daimler Trucks North America and Decisive Dividend subsidiary, Northside Industries Inc. – June 2020.
Suspended monthly dividend due to COVID-19 pandemic uncertainty – March 2020.
Completed acquisition of Northside Industries – August 2019.
Completed debt financing ($31.2 million) with Bank of Nova Scotia and Roynat Inc. – August 2019.
Launched Dividend Reinvestment and Cash Purchase Plan “DRIP” – December 2018.
Completed equity offering of common shares ($14.9 million) – July 2018.
Completed acquisition of Hawk Machine Works Ltd. – June 2018.
Completed acquisition of Slimline Manufacturing Ltd. – May 2018.
Increased monthly dividend by 20% to $.03 per month ($0.36 annualized) – March 2017.
Completed acquisition of Unicast Inc. – June 2016.
Completed equity offering of common shares ($5 million) – June 2016.
Increased monthly dividend by 25% to $0.025 per month ($0.30 annualized) – October 2015.
Launched monthly dividend of $0.02 per month ($0.24 annualized) – June 2015.
Completed equity offering of common shares ($2 million) – February 2015.
Completed acquisition of Valley Comfort Systems – February 2015.