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Wynnchurch Capital makes strategic investment in Carson Air

Wynnchurch Capital has made a strategic investment in Carson Air Ltd. (Carson Air), a leading provider of fixed-wing air ambulance services, air cargo services, and flight school training in Western Canada.


October 13, 2015
By Wynnchurch Capital

“With the support of Wynnchurch, Carson Air is well positioned to pursue strategic growth opportunities. Our management team looks forward to partnering with Wynnchurch to continue to grow our business and enhance service to our existing customers,” said Kevin Carson, President of Carson Air.

Frank Hayes, Partner at Wynnchurch stated, “Kevin Carson and his management team have done an exceptional job of developing a highly regarded, customer-centric aviation business with industry-leading service capabilities.  We are excited to partner with such an experienced group of dedicated managers and support the further growth of their proven business model.” Morty White, Managing Director at Wynnchurch, added, “Carson Air’s position as a market leader in the specialty aviation services within Canada, with a reputation for ‘best-in-class’ operations, makes the Company an ideal platform investment, with significant opportunity for growth in adjacent markets and new services.” Neel Mayenkar, Managing Director at Wynnchurch Capital, further commented that, “Carson Air’s commitment to customers attracted us to the Company.  Their unyielding commitment to these values makes us very confident in the future success of the business.”