• Welcome to Penguin Power

    Penguin Power facilitates M&A transactions through Stage Left Partners.


    Penguin Power has growing equity holdings in the Solar, Waste and Label Printing industries.

  • Jaret Henhoeffer - Adventure Capitalist

    Penguin Power President Jaret Henhoeffer is a Co-Founder of the M&A firm Stage Left Partners, and an active equity investor.


    Jaret acts as an Acquisition and Exit Advisor, Investor, Interim CEO or Board Chair.

    Jaret's Personal Values


    I live to help passionate entrepreneurs who see the world differently to acquire, build and exit visionary businesses.


    I invest my time and money with friends who live life fully and are willing to get dirty, rollup their sleeves and build companies from idea to exit.


    I am a proud husband, father, friend and partner in extraordinary adventures.




    If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. 

    Marc Anthony

  • Stage Left Partners


    Stage Left is a boutique M&A Advisory Firm for mid-market companies. Stage Left offers strategic execution for both Acquisition and Exit transactions.


    Stage Left has extensive experience advising privately-owned businesses, portfolio companies of private equity firms and divisions of large corporate parents.


    Stage Left is committed to a culture of collaboration, integrity, honesty, loyalty, and building long-term relationships by always putting clients first.


    Our strategic intent is to secure the ideal value when acquiring or selling your business.

    Penguin Power Solar

    Co-Founder, President and CEO 

    In 2009, Penguin Power reinvented the Ontario electricity generation sector by assisting farmers and community co-operatives to invest and own a decentralized solar utility, built and owned by Ontarions for Ontarions. Today, Penguin Power owns, operates and maintains our decentralized solar utility.

    Priority Label

    CFO, Investor and Chief Growth Strategist

    Priority Label delivers pressure sensitive labels to leading global brands.


    Negotiated and closed deal to acquire company, restructured finances and developed online accounting, reporting and dashboard systems to establish operating platform for future acquisitions and enable profitably, hyper gazelle like growth and rollup strategy.

    Dana Industries Inc.

    Director of Global Operations 

    Responsible to source and develop global business opportunities including IP and Brand licensing agreements, capital equipment sales, while protecting DANAs global leadership as the 'Home of the World's Best Shelf-Talkers'.

    Responsible for new product development market research, concept validation and full launch planning for start-ups outside of DANAs current core technologies.

    Entrepreneurs' Organization

    Mentor, Accelerator Program, Forum Moderator, Founding Board Member and Membership Chair 

    Mentor entrepreneurs in the Accelerator Program who are rapidly growing revenues in excess of $1Million EO entry-level criteria. Moderate/lead our Forum Group monthly business growth meetings. Founding Board Member and Membership Chair for new SouthWest Ontario (SWO) Chapter

  • Client Testimonials

    Peter Cassaro, CEO, Priority Label

    Priority Label

    Acquisition Transaction, Exit Transaction, Investment

    Valuation critique to enable sale of a business, then used proceeds to source and negotiate acquisition of Priority Label, then developed strategy for explosive revenue growth in first year.


    "Jaret helped me sell a company, acquire a company and is now a shareholder enabling our rapid growth. There's no one I would trust more with a seemingly impossible business challenge."  

    Peter Cassaro, CEO, Priority Label

    John Ricci, President, Dana Industries

    Dana Industries

    Joint Venture

    Structured and facilitated negotiations for a Joint Venture in Central America.


    "Jaret Henhoeffer has become my go to guy. His expertise in all aspects of business is second to no one. He is always the first person I ask when I face a business challenge. I've learned to trust his methodic approach to any issue I've thrown at him. He is always available for a quick chat or a major presentation. HE is a stellar father and husband that holds on to his ethics, morals and values. I'm proud to call him my friend and business associate."

    John Ricci, President, Dana Industries

    Peter Cassaro, CEO, Priority Label

    Tickets Canada

    Exit Transaction

    Coached Jayson through the exit process from how to structure the sale, approach the negotiation and valuation, and expedite due diligence and closing.


    "Selling my first business was overwhelming to say the least. Jaret broke down the process in laymen's terms from the structure of the deal to the negotiations. I can confidently say that with Jaret's help (and I personally wouldn't trust anyone else), I got at least twice as much for my business, and more importantly, I had the comfort of knowing that the deal was done properly."  

    Jay Gaignard, Founder, MasterMind Talks

    Founder, Tickets Canada

    Peter Cassaro, CEO, Priority Label

    Solar Income Fund

    Start-up, Development and Sale of a Solar YieldCo

    After pioneering a revolutionary solar lease model, Penguin Power Solar installed, packaged and sold multiple asset portfolios to Solar Income Fund, Solar Share Co-operative and other private investment groups. Penguin Power continues to operate & maintain a decentralized solar utility until 2032.


    "Jaret has been a leader in the Ontario solar market since the inception of the Green Energy Act. It has been a pleasure to work with Jaret and his team and they have always delivered the results which they promised."  

    Paul Ghezzi, CEO, Kontrol Energy Group

    Former CEO, Solar Income Fund

    Peter Cassaro, CEO, Priority Label

    SkyShed and 100+ Other Investments

    Investment in SkyShed and 100+ Other Companies

    As the founding GM, Jaret led the Perth Community Futures investments in over 100+ start-up and growth companies over an 8 year period, including structuring a syndicated investment in SkyShed.


    "If you get the chance to be involved in business with Jaret, do it! You will not find anyone better to be involved with. It's my pleasure to highly recommend him."  

    Wayne Parker, Founder, SkyShed and SkyShed POD

    WInner of 5 Juno Awards, Glass Tiger

  • Contact:

    c: 519 274-2179

    Waterloo, Canada Area