Current Investments


Kem 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® 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 4, 2014

Kem One SAS

Kem 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 & Safety

AGIS 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 Extrusions

Aluminium 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


Profialis 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 January, 2013 from Tessenderlo Group

Hamilton Scientific

Hamilton Scientific designs, manufactures, and installs laboratory furniture, fume hoods and epoxy resin tops. The business has a highly diversified, North American customer base in the academic, government, research, pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets. In addition to facilities in Wisconsin, Texas, Arkansas, and Mexico, Hamilton Scientific has established domestic and international dealer networks, and dedicated sales personnel in China, India and the Middle East. The business specializes in working closely with architects, lab planners, building owners and contractors to design, manufacture and integrate laboratory workstations and fume hoods to enhance productivity and safety in the lab and to ensure compliance to lab certifications. Supported by a sophisticated project management process, installation system and fully robust IT process, customer relationships of Hamilton Scientific are solid, stretching back 100 years, leading to repeat sales and increased brand awareness.

Acquired from Thermo Fisher Scientific October 2012

Getronics LATAM

Getronics 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-Vallée

NorPaper 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 Communications

Headquartered 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

Pacific Crest Transformers

Pacific 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

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