2019 was another very active year for Peter Day & Associates with ownership succession and solid earnings continuing to drive transaction activity. Notable transactions completed in 2019 were as follows:


Ideal Gear & Machine Works sold to an Alberta based Private Equity Group
Peter Day & Associates acted as the exclusive M&A advisor for Ideal Gear & Machine Works.

Ideal Gear has over 90 years of experience in gear manufacturing and providing precision machined components to various industry partners.


Vancouver College of Message Therapy acquired by a Private Investor
Peter Day & Associates acted as the M&A advisor for the purchaser.

Founded in 2006, the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (VCMT) is the leading accredited massage therapy college in British Columbia, dedicated to excellence in massage education.

Laboratory Services

Econotech Laboratory Services sold to Geode Capital Partners
Peter Day & Associates acted as the exclusive M&A advisor for Econotech Laboratory Services.

Since its inception in 1972, Econotech Services Ltd. has grown to be one of the largest independent pulp and paper testing laboratories in the world. Within a 19,000 square foot facility Econotech can perform over 400 analytical tests on everything from wood to finished products and over 100 physical and optical tests on pulp and paper products.

Geode Capital Partners is a Western Canada based private equity group comprised of experienced managers and business owners with a passion for growing small businesses.  We have created, built and sold companies, and understand what it takes to be successful.