Press Releases


Westward Partners' Portfolio Company, DLM Oilfield Enterprises, Completes Second Follow Acquisition of 2017


SEATTLE, WA, July 7, 2017 - Westward Partners LLC ("Westward"), today announced the acquisition of Kwiksilver Technology Ltd. ("Kwik" or the "Company") by its portfolio company, DLM Oilfield Enterprises Ltd. ("DLM"). In business for over 12 years, Kwik is an Alberta-based oilfield services company providing Coil Tubing Units ("CTUs"), Flushby, Pressure Truck, Semi-Vac and hauling services to regions directly adjacent to DLM's core geographic markets. Kwik represents DLM's 2nd acquisition of 2017 as DLM seeks to partner with strong businesses looking for an exit in today's difficult energy environment.
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Westward Partners Acquires Marlin Holdings


SEATTLE, WA, June 16, 2017 - Westward Partners ("Westward"), today announced the acquisition of the assets of Marlin Holdings (1987) Ltd. ("Marlin" or the "Company") by its portfolio company, Curtis Construction Ltd. ("Curtis"). Marlin was the 50% Joint Venture partner in the Naicam pesticide container recycling business that Curtis and Marlin began 25+ years ago and has since grown into the premier recycler of plastic containers for the farming industry in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The acquisition coincides with Curtis' continued investment in modernizing and upgrading its recycling capabilities to better serve its key customers and expand its services to allow for an expanded list of containers and plastic products that are recycled in the future. Curtis acquired 100% of the assets of Marlin.
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Westward Partners Acquires Frog Lake Oilfield Services


SEATTLE, WA, March 13, 2017 - Westward Partners ("Westward"), today announced the acquisition of the of Frog Lake Oilfield Services Ltd. ("FLOS" or the "Company") by its portfolio company, DLM Oilfield Enterprises Ltd. ("DLM"). Headquartered in Elk Point, Alberta and owned by the Frog Lake First Nation ("FLFN"), FLOS is a leading provider of oilfield services on the Native Land of the Frog Lake people. FLOS provides similar services to DLM, in addition to, road maintenance and a service rig for oilfield companies. The acquisition is highly strategic for DLM as it brings the FLFN into DLM as minority shareholders and business partners going forward. DLM acquired 100% of the assets of FLOS and issued shares to FLFN.
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Westward Partners Acquires OSW Equipment & Repair


SEATTLE, WA, December 21, 2016 - Westward Partners LLC ("Westward"), a leading smaller middle market private equity firm, has acquired a 49% ownership interest in manufacturing company OSW Equipment & Repair, LLC ("OSW" or the "Company"). Headquartered in Woodinville, WA, OSW manufactures approximately 80% of the dump truck body and dump truck trailers in the Pacific Northwest with an estimated 20% and growing share in the Western US. OSW is Westward's 13th acquisition in the past 6 years.
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Westward Partners Acquires Metro Machinery Rigging


SEATTLE, WA, June 1, 2016 - Westward Partners ("Westward"), today announced the acquisition of Metro Machinery Rigging, Inc. ("Metro" or the "Company") by its portfolio company, Axis Crane LLC ("Axis"). From single machines to complete plant relocations, Metro has been moving the immovable for over 30 years. Based near Portland, OR, Metro specializes in moving equipment of all types emphasizing safety, efficiency, and timeliness so business interruptions and downtime are kept to a minimum. Axis acquired 100% of Metro.
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Westward Partners’ Portfolio Company DLM Oilfield Enterprises Acquires Leeway Heavy Oil


SEATTLE, WA, October 16, 2013 - Westward Partners ("Westward"), today announced the acquisition of Leeway Heavy Oil ("Leeway" or the "Company") by its portfolio company, DLM Oilfield Enterprises ("DLM"). Based on the terms of the transaction, DLM acquired 100% of the Company with the current DLM President, Dave Petry continuing on in his current capacity as President of the new company.
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Westward Partners Acquires Curtis Construction


SEATTLE, WA, August 9, 2013 - Westward Partners ("Westward"), a leading smaller middle market private equity firm, today announced its acquisition of a majority interest in Regina, Saskatchewan-based Curtis Construction Ltd. and South Saskatchewan Steel Services Ltd. (together, “Curtis” or the “Company”) one of the leading providers of maintenance, equipment, and recycling in the province. Curtis specializes in facility and equipment maintenance services, operated and bare equipment rental, recycling and contracting. Curtis is Westward’s 8th acquisition and its 1st portfolio company in Saskatchewan.
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Westward Partners' Portfolio Company Medicine Valley Transport Acquires Dale McNaught Trucking


SEATTLE, WA, June 3, 2012- Westward Partners ("Westward"), a leading smaller middle market private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of Dale McNaught Trucking ("DMT" or the "Company") by its portfolio company, Medicine Valley Transport ("MVT"). Based on the terms of the transaction, MVT acquired 100% of the Company with the current President, Dale McNaught continuing on in his current capacity.
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Westward Partners Acquires Axis Crane


SEATTLE, WA, May 20, 2013 - Westward Partners ("Westward"), a leading smaller middle market private equity firm, today announced its acquisition of a majority interest in Sherwood, Oregon-based Axis Crane LLC ("Axis" or the "Company"), one of the leading providers of cranes and crane services in the Northwest. Axis specializes in crane rental, rigging, pile driving and heavy hauling to industrial maintenance and contracting customers. Axis is Westward's 6th acquisition and its 2nd portfolio company in Oregon.
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Westward Partners Acquires Medicine Valley Transport Ltd.


SEATTLE, WA, September 17, 2012 - Westward Partners ("Westward"), a leading smaller middle market private equity firm, today announced its acquisition of a majority interest in Eckville, Alberta-based Medicine Valley Transport Ltd. ("MVT" or the "Company"), a leading provider of oilfield hauling products and services to conventional oil producers in Alberta, Canada. MVT represents Westward's fourth acquisition in Alberta in the past 15 months.
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Westward Partners Acquires Kalinko Enterprises


SEATTLE, WA, June 14, 2012- Westward Partners ("Westward"), a leading smaller middle market private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of Kalinko Enterprises ("Kalinko" or the "Company") by its portfolio company, JMB Crushing Systems ("JMB"). Based on the terms of the transaction, JMB acquired a majority of the assets of Kalinko and entered into long-term leases on over 7 million tons of aggregate held by Kalinko.
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Westward Partners Acquires Alberta-Based Oilfield Services Business, DLM Oilfield Enterprises


SEATTLE, WA, April 16, 2012 - Westward Partners ("Westward"), a leading smaller middle market private equity firm, today announced its acquisition of a majority interest in Bonnyville, Alberta-based DLM Oilfield Enterprises Ltd. ("DLM" or the "Company"), a leading provider of oilfield maintenance services to heavy oil producers in Alberta, Canada. DLM represents Westward's second acquisition in Northeast Alberta in the past 11 months.
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Westward Partners Acquires Alberta-Based Aggregate Business, JMB Crushing Systems


SEATTLE, WA, June 1, 2011, - Westward Partners ("Westward"), a leading smaller middle market private equity firm, today announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Alberta-based JMB Crushing Systems ("JMB" or the "Company"), a leader in aggregate mining, crushing, sales, and transportation services for oil and gas and municipal customers in Alberta, Canada. JMB represents Westward's second acquisition in Western North America in 6 months.
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