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Montreal 2022-06-20

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…

Montreal 2022-05-31

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…

Montreal 2022-05-18

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.

Montreal 2022-05-12

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…

Montreal 2022-05-11

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…

2022-03-28

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.

2022-03-28

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.

Montreal and New York 2022-02-17

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…

Montreal 2022-02-16

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…

Montreal 2021-11-25

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…

Montreal 2021-09-08

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…

Montreal 2021-07-06

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.

2021-05-05

Incode raises $25M series A from coalition of global investors

Incode, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, announces a new funding round.

2021-05-05

Dialogue Health Technologies Inc. completes initial public offering

Dialogue, a Walter Venture’s portfolio company, announces its first IPO.

Montreal 2021-05-05

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…

Montreal 2021-04-06

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…

Montreal 2021-03-03

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…

Montreal 2021-02-16

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…

Montreal 2020-12-07

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…

2020-11-17

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…

2020-10-29

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.

2020-08-19

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.

Montreal 2020-07-08

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…

Montreal 2020-05-14

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…

Montreal 2020-04-06

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.

Montreal 2020-02-04

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…

Montreal 2020-01-16

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.

Montreal 2020-01-09

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…

Montreal 2019-12-10

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…

Montreal 2019-12-03

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…

Montreal 2019-11-19

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…

Montreal 2019-10-22

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…

Montreal 2019-07-08

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.

Montreal 2019-05-01

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…

Montreal 2019-05-01

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…

Montreal 2018-12-17

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…

Montreal 2018-06-12

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…

Montreal 2017-12-20

Walter Financial doubles capital allocation to Walter Capital Partners with second $100-million tranche

Walter Financial is pleased to announce that it is doubling its capital allocation to Walter Capital Partners, its private equity subsidiary, with a second equity tranche of $100 million. Just two years after its launch, Walter Capital has successfully deployed more than half of Walter Financial’s…

Montreal 2015-12-08

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 .

Montreal 2015-12-07

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…

Montreal 2014-08-29

Walter Financial acquires shares in Mayrand and Alimplus

Walter Financial Inc., a private investment company part of the Walter Group, announced today that it has entered into a share purchase agreement, pursuant to which it acquires a minority position in Attila Inc., a Montréal-based holding company that owns and controls Mayrand Inc. and Alimplus…

Montreal, Quebec 2014-06-10

Walter Financial sells shares of Logistec Corporation

Walter Financial Inc., a private company controlled by Mr. Pierre Somers, announced today that it has entered into an agreement pursuant to which National Bank Financial Inc. and GMP Securities L.P. will purchase for resale 600,000 class B subordinate voting shares of Logistec Corporation…

Montreal, Quebec 2014-01-15

Walter Financial sells shares of Logistec Corporation

159584 Canada Inc. (doing business as Walter Financial), a private company controlled by Mr. Pierre Somers, announced today that it has entered into an agreement pursuant to which GMP Securities L.P. and National Bank Financial Inc. will purchase for resale 425,000 class B subordinate voting shares…