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LOU-TEC acquires Accès Location +
The alliance of the two companies consolidates LOU-TEC’s position as a Quebec leader in the rental industry … LOU-TEC, a network of rental experts known as the industry reference in Quebec since 1979, announces the acquisition of Accès Location +, the aerial lift equipment rental specialist, and…
Watch the video of our panel of experts as part of the Walter GAM Mountainside Chats
You can now watch our May 25 event, in which you can hear our panel of experts’ views on Navigating through Inflation and Volatility with Alternative Investments during a conversation where they shared their opinions on inflation, volatility and commodities. Our panel of experts: Tim Pickering…
Vention closes a $95M USD Series C financing
Vention, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, announces a new funding round in which Walter Ventures participated, alongside White Star Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, and Bolt Ventures.
Alfar Capital and Walter Capital Partners acquire IT provider Groupe Access in partnership with its management team
Alfar Capital and Walter Capital Partners (“Walter Capital”) have acquired Groupe Access, a leading independent Canadian-managed IT and cybersecurity service provider, in partnership with its management team. This marks the first co-investment between Alfar Capital and Walter Capital, which…
Join our panel of experts at the first Walter GAM Mountainside Chats event
Walter Global Asset Management invites you to join our first Walter GAM Mountainside Chats event to hear our panel of experts share their perspectives about The Increasing Value of Alternative Investments, in a conversation where they will provide insight about inflation, volatility and…
A consortium of investors signed an exclusivity agreement with DiliTrust to become the group’s core shareholder
DiliTrust, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, announces a 130 million euros funding led by Cathay, Eurazeo and Sagard.
Incode Secures $220M for its Series B, Earning Unicorn Status Less Than Seven Months Following Its Series A Round
Incode, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, announces a new funding round in which Walter Ventures participated, alongside General Atlantic, Softbank, JP Morgan and Coinbase.
Innocap and BNY Mellon’s Hedgemark to create the industry’s leading alternative investment platform
Walter Global Asset Management, a new investor in Innocap … Innocap Investment Management Inc. (“Innocap”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BNY Mellon’s HedgeMark business to create a single technology-enabled alternative investment platform and become the…
Charles Lemay appointed president of Emerging Managers Board
We are pleased to announce that Charles Lemay, partner at Walter Global Asset Management, accepted the presidency of the Emerging Managers Board (EMB). He is taking over from Geneviève Blouin, founder and now Vice President, who acted in that role over the past eight years. As the new president…
Walter Capital Partners selling its shares in BonLook
After five years of helping drive BonLook’s growth on the Canadian market, Walter Capital Partners (“Walter Capital”) is transferring its holdings in the company to FYihealth, a leading Canadian business that will give it the opportunity to expand its network. In its years as a BonLook partner…
Sagard Private Equity Canada leads the acquisition of Groupe LOU-TEC Inc.
Sagard PE is joined by Walter Capital Partners, Investissement Québec and BDC Capital. Sagard Private Equity Canada (“Sagard PE”), the new Canadian mid-market private equity fund of Sagard, today announced its first investment with the acquisition of Groupe LOU-TEC Inc., a leading heavy machinery…
Walter Capital Partners invests in Clareo, leading Quebec dental network
Walter Capital Partners (“Walter Capital”) today announces a partnership with Clareo Dental Network (“Clareo”), the largest domestic network of dental clinics in Québec, to propel its growth. This transaction marks Walter Capital’s 14th investment in Canadian businesses with high growth potential.
Incode raises $25M series A from coalition of global investors
Incode, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, announces a new funding round.
Dialogue Health Technologies Inc. completes initial public offering
Dialogue, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, announces its first IPO.
Walter Global Asset Management and W Investments Group partner with Michael Grondin and his team to launch ‘Samara’ multi-family office
Walter Global Asset Management (“Walter GAM”), W Investments Group LP (“W Investments”) and the Grondin Group are pleased to announce the launch of Samara – an innovative multi-family office that will offer a personalized, values-based approach to clients and a full range of wealth management…
Averna Announces the Arrival of New Investors to Fast-Track its International Growth
Buoyed by a marked increase in its international sales, Averna, a world leader in the development and integration of test and quality engineering solutions, announces that Walter Capital Partners, Investissement Québec and W Investments Group LP have joined the company’s executive team members as…
Walter Global Asset Management, in partnership with Bonnefield Financial’s management team, acquires Canadian farmland asset management leader
Walter Global Asset Management (“Walter GAM”), in partnership with Bonnefield Financial Inc. (“Bonnefield”)’s management team, proudly announces today that it has acquired a majority interest in this leading Canadian farmland investor. Through this transaction, Walter GAM adds a high-potential…
Walter Capital Partners invests in MEDFAR Clinical Solutions to accelerate growth
Walter Capital Partners (“Walter Capital”) today announces a new partnership with MEDFAR Clinical Solutions (“MEDFAR”), the largest specialized provider of electronic medical records (“EMRs”). The group of investors led by Walter Capital is making a minority investment of close to $25 million in…
Walter Global Asset Management partners with leading European quantitative asset manager LFIS Capital
Montreal-based Walter GAM acquires strategic stake in Paris-based LFIS Capital … Cross-continental deal strengthens Walter GAM’s foothold in Europe, positions LFIS for continued global growth … LFIS Capital (“LFIS”), a leading European quantitative asset management firm, and Walter Global Asset…
YvesBlue Raises $2M from Illuminate Financial, SixThirty, Tribeca Early Stage, Titan Advisors and Walter Ventures
First outside investment to accelerate automated ESG and impact reporting for asset management and wealth management firms. YvesBlue announced today the close of a $2M seed round of venture financing led by Illuminate Financial Management with participation from SixThirty, Tribeca Early Stage, and…
Bloom Diagnostics launches smart COVID-19 antibody test
Bloom Diagnostics, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, launched a validated device that can detect COVID-19 antibodies within ten minutes.
Swiss medtech startup Bloom Diagnostics launches new testing system after €10 million Series B
After closing a 10 million euros Series B round in past May, Bloom Diagnostics, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, successfully launched its testing device.
Walter Global Asset Management partners with Auspice Capital Advisors, a top performing asset manager
Walter Global Asset Management (Walter GAM) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Auspice Capital Advisors (Auspice), a unique asset management firm based in Calgary that specializes in alternative and non-correlated investment strategies utilizing a wide array of commodities and financial…
Walter Global Asset Management partners with Validus, an industry leader in financial risk management
Walter Global Asset Management (“WGAM”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired a minority stake in Validus, a financial risk management firm with offices in both the UK (London and Eton) and Canada (Toronto), whose clients include private asset managers, institutional investors and…
Mayrand, a food depot to discover
On April 1st, the TV show L’épicerie showcased some Montreal food depots to the general public, a best-kept secret already known by restaurant owners. Among them Mayrand, a Walter Capital Partners’ portfolio company.
Walter Global Asset Management partners with Kilgour Williams Capital, a boutique Canadian asset management firm
Walter Global Asset Management (WGAM) is pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with Kilgour Williams Capital (Kilgour Williams), an innovative Canadian investment management firm that actively invests in consumer and small business loans originated by marketplace lenders. Under this…
Walter Global Asset Management in the Montreal Gazette
Sylvain Brosseau presents its plan to continue building Walter Global Asset Management’s platform in a article published by the Montreal Gazette.
Julie Lalonde joins Walter Global Asset Management as managing partner
Walter Global Asset Management (WGAM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Lalonde as managing partner. In this role, she will leverage her extensive expertise in asset management to identify investment opportunities, participate in business development and support the growth of…
Martin Dufresne joins Walter Global Asset Management as President and Managing Partner
Walter Global Asset Management (“WGAM”) is pleased today to welcome Martin Dufresne as president and managing partner. In this role, Mr. Dufresne will draw on his extensive experience in asset management, business development and client service to support the growth of Walter Global Asset…
Walter Global Asset Management signs new partnership with Quadra Capital Partners, its first in Europe
In deal, Quadra Capital selects Montréal for first North American office … Walter Global Asset Management (“WGAM”) today proudly announces its first European partnership, after purchasing a minority stake in Quadra Capital Partners LLP (“Quadra Capital”) —an asset management firm specialized in…
Walter Capital acquires significant stake in Urgel Bourgie and Lépine Cloutier
New investment, supported by the Bourgie-Bovet family, in Athos Services Commémoratifs, which owns and operates the Urgel Bourgie and Lépine Cloutier banners … Walter Capital Partners (“Walter Capital”), supported by investors that include the Bourgie-Bovet family, has agreed to acquire a…
Éric Doyon Joins Walter Capital Partners as Managing Partner
Walter Capital Partners (“Walter Capital”) today announces that Éric Doyon has joined the private equity firm as Managing Partner. Mr. Doyon has over 25 years of experience working with small and medium-sized companies as a senior executive, private equity investor, and investment banker. “We are…
Walter Global Asset Management in Finance et investissement
In an article published by Finance et investissement, Sylvain Brosseau talks about his career and explains his vision for Walter Global Asset Management.
Dialogue raises $40 million to fuel European expansion
Walter Ventures’ portfolio company, a virtual B2B healthcare startup, raised $40 M to finance its European expansion.
LionGuard Capital Management set to accelerate growth through new partnership with Walter Global Asset Management
In a new partnership announced today, Walter Global Asset Management (Walter) becomes a minority shareholder in LionGuard Capital Management (LionGuard), an asset management firm that specializes in fundamental research on small and medium capitalization companies. This is Walter’s first investment…
Éric Phaneuf assumes leadership of Walter Capital Partners
Pierre Somers, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Walter Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Éric Phaneuf as President and Chief Executive Officer of Walter Capital Partners (“Walter Capital”). “Eric embodies the Walter Group’s values and vision, which are built around…
DiliTrust and iMeetingRoom join forces to become the Number 1 corporate governance solutions provider in Italy
DiliTrust, a Walter Ventures’ portfolio company, concluded a strategic partnership that will strengthen its leading position in Italy.
Activa Group chooses DiliTrust Exec to digitalise its Board of Director and Committee management processes
This Walter Ventures portfolio company was chosen by Activa Group, a major insurance player in sub-Saharan Africa, to digitalise its board of directors and committee management processes.
Let’s Talk Sustainable Funding
Flat World Partners, a Walter Ventures portfolio company, addresses the sustainability of business models in the media industry.
A successful launch for Walter Global Asset Management
Daniel Johnson, President of the Board, Walter Global Asset Management, Sylvain Brosseau, President and CEO, Walter Global Asset Management, and Pierre Somers, Chairman and CEO, Walter Group.On December 6, 2018, members of business communities in Québec and beyond came together to celebrate the…
The Walter Group of Companies and Sylvain Brosseau join forces to launch a unique Canadian private equity platform to invest in asset management firms
The Walter Group of Companies (“Walter Group”) is pleased to announce the launch of Walter Asset Management, a new North American private equity platform specializing in consolidating the expertise of small and medium-sized players in the asset management sector. Based in Montreal, the platform…
Dialogue : one of the fastest-growing telemedicine providers
The Calgary Herald presented a feature on the fast growth of Dialogue, a telemedicine provider that is currently part of the Walter Ventures’ portfolio.
DiliTrust Raises US$8m in Funding
The Walter Ventures’ portfolio company offering a software solution in corporate governance will use the funds to open up new markets for its products, potentially through strategic acquisitions.
New study: Center for Productivity and Prosperity - HEC Montreal
Every year, the Quebec government collects large amounts of revenue from businesses through their contributions to the Health Services Fund (HSF). Better known as payroll tax, this fiscal tool is often seen as an effective means of ensuring that businesses contribute to the province’s tax system.
Walter J. Somers Foundation Collaborates on Bleu de Bleu Project
The Walter J. Somers Foundation is thrilled to announce its collaboration with the National Bank of Canada as a partner in the Bleu de bleu project, designed to celebrate Montreal’s 375th anniversary. Bleu de bleu is an immersive art installation by Québec artist Alain Paiement that lines an 8…
Walter J. Somers Foundation joins forces with Centre for Productivity and Prosperity – HEC Montréal
The Walter J. Somers Foundation is pleased to announce a formal alliance with the Centre for Productivity and Prosperity – HEC Montréal. The centre will now be known as the Walter J. Somers Foundation Centre for Productivity and Prosperity (CPP). “CPP’s philosophies align with the values of our…
Images from our Official Launch
Walter Capital Partners hosted a launch event on the evening of December 8, 2015, to meet the business community. The main highlights are shown in this .
Walter Capital Partners: A new kind of private equity firm
The Walter Group of Companies is proud to announce the launch of Walter Capital Partners, a private equity firm operating out of Montreal. The Walter Group, through Walter Financial, is allocating an initial $100 million to the newly created firm in order to support the growth of small and…