Kem One Innovative Vinyls
Kem One SAS
AGIS Fire & Safety
Aluminium France Extrusions
SOPHO Business Communications
TV Guide Magazine
Pacific Crest Transformers
Gabriel Ride Control Products – North America
Golden Guernsey Dairy
Power PartnersPower Partners manufactures overhead, round tank, and submersible distribution transformers and absorption chillers to customer in the US, Mexico and in the Caribbean.
Acquired from PPI Inc January 15th, 2016
Kem One Innovative VinylsKem One Innovative Vinyls produces and distributes rigid and flexible end products that are used in a variety of applications across a multitude of industries including automotive, construction, furnishings, electrical, packaging, paramedical, healthcare, industrial equipment and others.
Acquired from Klesch July 31, 2015
Benvic®Benvic® is a leading PVC compounder that operates across Europe from its manufacturing facilities in France, Italy and Spain. Benvic develops, produces and markets high quality, innovative PVC-based thermoplastic solutions in the form of powders and compounds that are utilized across a wide range of end-applications including building and construction, automotive and aerospace, cabling, pharmaceutical, packaging and fluid transport.
Acquired from Solvay June 4th, 2014
Kem One SASKem One SAS is the second largest producer of PVC in Europe offering chlorochemicals and vinyl solutions for application in various sectors including construction, agriculture and healthcare. The business is headquartered in Lyon, France and employs approximately 1,300 people across its production facilities in France and Spain, and sales offices in Germany and Italy.
Acquired from Klesch Group / French Administration Process February 4, 2014
AGIS Fire & SafetyAGIS Fire & Security is an international provider of electronic security and fire protection solutions with operations in Poland, Greece, Finland and Hungary. The business develops state-of-the-art, tailor-made and completely integrated services and solutions for fire and security systems for world class businesses including Zara/Inditex, Nokia, Unilever, Audi, Sephora, Thomson Reuters, Dell, Tesco, British American Tobacco, Procter & Gamble and Google.
Integrated into the OpenGate Capital portfolio January 28, 2014
Aluminium France ExtrusionsAluminium France Extrusions is a highly specialized manufacturer of extruded aluminium profiles with operations in France. The business covers the entire spectrum of manufacturing aluminium profiles form extrusion to downstream operations and serves the building and construction, transportation, and industrial and infrastructure sectors.
Acquired from Constellium June 3, 2013
ProfialisProfialis is a major supplier of extruded PVC window and door profiles to the building and construction industry in Europe. The business divides its activities in three groups: fenestration, shutter systems and other interior and exterior finishing products and services. Profialis has more than 300 employees in its production facilities in Clerval, France and Oeselgem, Belgium and sales offices in Poland and Hungary.
Acquired 01/2013 from Tessenderlo Group
Getronics LATAMGetronics LATAM offers a complete portfolio of integrated ICT services for the large enterprise market including workspace management services, connectivity, data centers and consultancy services. The business is highly specialized and maintains certifications with Cisco, Microsoft, Dell and ITL. Getronics has more than 2,000 employees serving its operations in Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.
Acquired from KPN May 2012
NorPaper Avot-ValléeNorPaper specializes in the manufacturing of linerboard (white test liner) made from 100% recycled fiber and produces more than 145,000 metric tons yearly. The company is the largest French producer and the fourth largest European producer of white-top test liner. The paper mill is located in Blendecques, France.
Acquired from Cascades February 2011
SOPHO Business CommunicationsHeadquartered in São Paulo, Sopho is a preferred supplier for enterprise business solutions for the primary telecommunication operators throughout Brazil, including Telefonica, Telmex, and CTBC. Sopho is also a value-added distributor of 3Com and IBM Internet Protocol (IP) telephony products and Microsoft Office Communications Server, a Unified Communications solution providing presence, instant messaging, unified conferencing and enterprise voice solutions. Sopho was named the first Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Brazil in September 2009 and is now offering these integrated voice and data solutions to its loyal customer base as a means to drive business productivity and reduce infrastructure costs.
Acquired from Philips March 2010
TV Guide MagazineTV Guide Magazine is one of the most popular weekly magazines in the country with more than 20 million weekly readers. From behind-the-scenes looks at broadcast, cable, and syndicated shows and their stars and characters; to sneak peeks at television’s most intriguing plotlines, TV Guide Magazine has every corner of the television medium covered. TV Guide Magazine is the premier source for entertainment news, guidance, and information about America’s most popular leisure time activity.
Divested to NTVB Media, October, 2015.
Fleurus PresseFleurus Presse is a focused provider of media content and high quality publications to millions of children aged 1-14. Its 12 leading children’s magazines include Abricot, Les P’tites Filles àla Vanille, Les P’tites Sorcières, Je lis déjà. In conjunction with the Fleurus transaction, OpenGate acquired Junior Hebdo which is also a leading publisher of children’s magazines. Together the combined entities will offer premium entertainment content through a variety of global mediums including internet, television, merchandising and distribution. In 2011 and 2012, two new publications were acquired and added to Fleurus; “Arts Magazine,” a leading publication catering to the fine art market and, one of France’s most relied upon consumer publications, “Réponse à Tout!”
Divested to Unique Heritage Media, May, 2015.
KotkamillsBased Kotka, Finland, Kotkamills manufactures high-quality specialty papers and wood-based products for the laminate, plywood, construction and magazine industries around the world. The company also has operations in Malaysia and Tainionkoski, Finland. With roots dating back to 1872, Kotkamills today is a global leader recognized for its excellence in production, customer service, research, and product development. Its widely known products include the Absorbex, Imprex and Solaris brands and various wood products. Sustainability is also an important element to Kotkamills.
Divested to MB Funds, March, 2015.
Pacific Crest TransformersPacific Crest Transformers, a former division of Areva, is a leader in the design and construction of liquid filled distribution transformers with the flexibility to offer custom designs for pad mount, substation, and specialty transformers to meet the demands of a fast paced and ever changing marketplace. Their base includes over 200 customers covering all 50 states. The company also reaches into the Canadian and Mexican markets through its representatives. Customers include most top tier Fortune 500 companies, most of which are repeat customers. AREVA T&D is one of the world’s top three transmission and distribution companies with sales of 3.2 billion euros and over 22,000 employees worldwide.
Acquired from Areva February 2005
Gabriel Ride Control Products – North AmericaGabriel (Ride Control, LLC) operates in both the aftermarket and original equipment manufacturer (commercial, industrial and recreational vehicle) segments under the Gabriel® (U.S. & Canada) and GRC® (Mexico) brand names. The company originated the world’s first automotive shock absorber, “The Snubber,” in 1907, and continues today to be a leader in the engineering, design, development and production of shock absorbers in North America. Ride Control, LLC generates more than $210 million in sales and has over 1,400 employees in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The company maintains engineering, manufacturing, warehouse, sales and management offices throughout North America including Troy, Michigan; Chickasha, Oklahoma; Brentwood, Tennessee; and Queretaro, Mexico.
Divested to MAT Holdings, Inc., December, 2012.
Nicole FarhiNicole Farhi was created in 1982 out of the collaboration of the designer herself and the French Connection Group, for which Miss Farhi was working as a designer in the 1970′s. The Brand developed quickly, introducing both a diffusion line and menswear in the 1980′s. The opening of the flagship store on Bond Street in London in the mid-1990′s, a New York store in 2000, a recently launched ecommerce platform as well as product circulation into tier one wholesale customers in the UK, France, Italy, the US, the Middle East, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and China. Over the years Nicole Farhi has established itself as a luxury fashion brand with a loyal global following.
Today Nicole Farhi enjoys continued success as a lifestyle brand built on its wide range of products including women’s wear, menswear, perfumes, home products and accessories. In addition to the Nicole Farhi proprietary locations, Nicole Farhi products can be found at upscale stores around the world including Selfridges, Harrod’s, Harvey Nichols, La Collezion Studio and Seibu.
Divested to Kelso Place Asset Management, January, 2012.
OMMICOMMIC, a former division of the Philips Group of Companies, is a specialist in the development, production and industrialization of materials, technologies and integrated circuits based on GaAs and InP. OMMIC’s two main activities are: GaAs and InP Foundry Service: Foundry Service and Standard Products used in fiber optic interfaces, microwave and millimeter wave applications in the fields of Telecommunications, Space and Defense and Epitaxial Wafer Supply: custom service for high quantity telecommunications applications.
Divested to Egalux SA Luxembourg, July 29, 2008.
StarSolutionsSTAR Solutions is a leading supplier of unique IP based wireless CDMA/GSM) mobile solutions. Star Solutions focuses on emerging markets, offering significant OpEx savings to mobile operators. STAR Solutions also specialize in custom applications for Cruise ships, Military, Emergency Response/Disaster Recovery, Enterprise, Wireless Local Loop and Rural Mobile applications. With our global customer base and partners, we can offer a single source for end-to-end wireless network solutions.
Divested to Star Solutions Management, June 30, 2009.
PennySaver USAAcquired 09/2013 from Harte-Hanks
PennySaver was a weekly, local, print and digital advertising publication. PennySaver served both local and national advertisers targeting specific communities throughout Southern California.
Exit May 2015
Zodiac RecreationalAcquired 12/2012 from Zodiac Marine & Pool
Zodiac Recreational is the world’s leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of inflatable and Rigid Inflatable Boats with operations in France, Tunisia and the U.S. Zodiac’s extensive range of products and related boat accessories all sold under the Zodiac, Bombard and Avon brand names.
Exit June 2015
Fusion PaperboardFusion Paperboard manufactured boxboard, a thin, rigid board of 100% recycled fibers used to make cartons or boxes for cereal, frozen food, and other consumer products.
Exit July 2014
Golden Guernsey DairyAcquired 09/2011 from Dean Foods
Golden Guernsey produces and distributes high quality milk and other dairy products under private label programs and brand names Golden Guernsey Dairy® and La Vaca Bonita® to schools, grocery stores, convenience stores and major retailers throughout the Upper Midwest region of the United States.
Exit January 2013
Hamilton ScientificAcquired 10/2012 from Thermo Fisher Scientific
Hamilton Scientific was a specialist in the design, manufacture, and installation of laboratory furniture, fume hoods and epoxy resin tops. Its products were sold under three brand names; Hamilton, Advanced Laboratory Concepts (ALC) and Collegedale to customers in the academic, government, research, pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets.
Exit March 2015