About HMW Capital

HMW Capital provides capital, strategic direction and business and financial advice to help promising small and mid market companies achieve their full potential.

We strive to find value based companies that have significant growth potential and a potential exit strategy for our investors.

These companies will benefit from an investor group capable of providing management input and investment banking services in a number of areas of the business including; long term strategy, organizational management, sales strategy and execution, marketing, finance, M & A, corporate governance, and public market issues.

We utilize our network to access management and board talent that will be a strategic fit for each investment. Our personalized and knowledge based approach is designed to build long term shareholder value for all stakeholders.

About The Principal

The founder, Herb Willer, was previously a global partner with Arthur Andersen in charge of the Entrepreneurial practice in Ontario. In 2002 Herb commenced private equity investing including Kingsdale Capital Markets Inc, ( an IDA member and full brokerage firm) where he also headed the corporate finance group. In 2003, Herb started HMW Capital Inc., an exempt market dealer focused on investment banking and private equity investing across 4 main sectors: Consumer products, Technology, Healthcare and Manufacturing. Herb has extensive strategic planning and executive team building experience, critical components for private equity board leadership. He has had extensive involvement with the going public process including the CPC program and is a member of the local advisory committee for the TSX-V.

In 2003 Herb was part of the founder group for Mill St. Brewery as a start-up and acted as Chairman. He was instrumental in all areas of the business growth including hiring the management team, branding, raising capital, and the building of the new production plant.

Herb has had extensive Not-for-Profit board experience including UHN and Princess Margaret Hospital. He is on the boards of all investee companies.

Our team includes access to various proven industry expertise.

Our Investors

Our investors and partners include accredited high net worth individuals and corporate investment groups.

  • Each deal is funded on stand alone basis
  • Targeted ‘Private Equity’ annual returns
  • Exit strategy assessment at time of investment
  • Usually board representation
  • Customized deal structure based on circumstances
  • Opportunity to participate in value add networking and strategic direction
  • Confidential investor profile
  • Investor reporting
  • Potential for active participation including corporate governance, strategic direction, network expansion, and operational assistance.

Advisory Services

Active advisory board roles focused on:
  • Capital structure and corporate finance
  • Strategic growth strategies
  • Senior management team structure and direction
  • CEO partner resource