Congratulations Dr. Amin Shivji, Founder & CEO of 123Dentist, on winning the 2019 Dealmaker of the Year Award, which recognizes the contribution of an outstanding Dealmaker who has driven the corporate growth strategy through a series of accretive acquisitions, mergers and/or divestitures.
Dr. Shivji’s Achievement
Dr. Amin Shivji spearheaded the launch of the 123Dentist National Platform in July 2017. The company is a majority dentist-owned, Canadian dental support organization with practices across the country and offices in Vancouver and Toronto. Dr. Shivji is the CEO and an experienced operator of dental practices, having opened his first practice in 1993. Supported by his executive team – Chris Fregren, Ali Bozorgzad, and Aaron Lipton – Dr. Shivji has led the development of the National Platform through leveraging a deep understanding of the BC market and expanding nationally.
In their two short years since the foundation of the National Platform, 123Dentist has completed more than 60 deals to acquire close to 80 dental practices up to September 30, 2019, with over 30 acquisitions in the 2018 calendar year alone. To accelerate their growth strategy, 123Dentist successfully raised CA$425 million, including $300 million in committed growth capital and a further $125 million accessible from both equity and debt partners.