A Look Into Aegis Brands
We created Aegis with the vision of building a portfolio of amazing brands within the food and beverage sector, that can grow and flourish with access to our resources and expertise. We are committed to letting each company under the Aegis Brands umbrella operate as an independent brand, and to working with them to provide shared expertise – and shared services – to help them thrive.
We strive to support, sponsor and protect the great brands and people who represent our values. As experts in our field, we bring together our collective expertise in scaling businesses for sustainable growth. We define our success as the success of people.
100% Canadian-owned and operated, St. Louis Bar & Grill first opened its doors in Toronto in 1992. Famous for our ‘Devilishly Good!’ service, signature wings, fries, and garlic dill sauce, our local neighborhood restaurants offer exceptionally friendly service in a fun, casual sports bar and grill setting. In 20 plus years of franchising, we’ve expanded to over 75 locations across Canada, with an exciting national expansion now underway.
Bridgehead is a fair trade coffeehouse chain based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. In addition to coffee and organic teas, it sells soups, salads, sandwiches and snacks made in its own kitchen.
Sold as of April 27, 2021
Second Cup Coffee Co.™ is Canada’s largest specialty coffee retailer. From humble beginnings in 1975 as a kiosk in a shopping mall, selling only whole bean coffee, Second Cup has continued towards the goal of being the Canadian specialty coffee brand of choice.
Sold as of September 23, 2021
Hemisphere is one of Ontario’s premium cannabis retailers. With strong growth in the retail cannabis market, Hemisphere was created in early 2020 and has rapidly scaled business to multiple cities and locations.
We believe the environment is right to start expanding our presence in the food and beverage space. Through acquisition, we aim to become a market leader within the hospitality industry.
Aegis Brands’ senior leaders have created and grown some of the best hospitality brands in Canada. We have formed a team that believes amazing culture comes through the development of our people.
This is the recipe for success in our business.