• We Are Focused On Value Creation

  • XITO Capital Partners was created to acquire firms and deliver value through the consolidation and the synergistic integration or operation of related businesses. The founding partners are building on their industry experience to drive growth and to create a top-tier energy services and infrastructure services firm.

Meet Our Team

    1. Before
    2. After

    Andrew Apedoe

    — President, CEO & Director
    • Best Investor Relations Officer – Small Cap, 2014 IR Magazine Canada Awards
    • In 2011, lead the valuation, negotiation, due diligence and acquisition of McCaine Electric Ltd.
    • In 2009, co-lead the divestiture of Triton Projects Ltd.

    He has 19 years of public and private company experience. Most recently, during his eight years as a member of the senior management team of The Churchill Corporation (a TSX listed construction company), Andrew had functional responsibility for investor relations, corporate secretarial and corporate development activities. During this period, Andrew led the acquisition and divestiture process related to both general and trade contractors serving the industrial, commercial and institutional markets. He has particular expertise in due diligence, acquisition structuring, negotiation and financing. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary.

    1. Before
    2. After

    Chris Blake

    — CFO, Secretary & Director
    • CFA Charterholder
    • Experienced research analyst
    • Reviewed over 50 M&A transactions during his career

    He has over 15 years’ experience as an institutional equity research analyst with both independent and global investment dealers. His focus was covering small to mid-cap Canadian-based equities within the Industrial & Infrastructure sectors, as well as emerging oilfield services companies listed in Canada [Specific expertise in: North American Engineering& Construction Services, Oil Sands Services, and Oilfield Services]. Accordingly, Chris has analyzed and provided formal written investment recommendations on over 50 major M&A transactions during his career. Chris is a CFA Charterholder and has a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Western Ontario.