Walter Capital Partners leverages its capital and expertise to help build companies that will become the leaders of tomorrow.
The ambitions of the entrepreneurs we work with are complimented by the new horizons that open up when their team joins forces with Walter Capital Partners. Although the small and medium businesses they lead already have a solid footing, they strive to go further. We implement the strategies to power their growth.
The leaders of tomorrow
The companies in our portfolio operate in a wide range of sectors. What they have in common: the potential to become leaders in their market. Since partnering with us, some have already experienced impressive growth.
Founded in 2010, Athos Services Commémoratifs is one of the largest funeral companies in Quebec, offering high-quality, personalized services based on honesty and integrity, that respects the customs and beliefs of the deceased and their loved ones, in high-quality and welcoming locations. The growth of Athos Services Commémoratifs accelerated in 2012 after acquiring two major industry players: Urgel Bourgie in Montréal and Lépine Cloutier in Québec City. The company today comprises funeral homes and cemeteries in Québec City, Montréal, Laval and the South Shore.
Founded in Montreal in 2011, BonLook is the ultimate destination for a wardrobe of eyewear frames that are both trendy and flawlessly designed. BonLook’s mission is to change the purpose of eyeglasses from seeing to being seen and its goal is to revolutionize the omnichannel shopping experience for eyewear. By making its products more accessible, BonLook is elevating prescription eyewear to the rank of a staple fashion accessory at an unbeatable value for money.
Based in Burlington, Ontario, Edge Imaging is the largest Canadian-owned school photography company. In business since 2005, the fully vertically integrated company prides itself on delivering high-quality portrait photography, an award-winning customer experience, and leading the industry in privacy and security. At the height of its business cycle, Edge Imaging employs over 400 people in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.
Based in Montreal, Ergoresearch designs and manufactures cutting edge technologies for the orthopedic industry. The company is a trend-setter in creating custom and speciality orthotics and holds a portfolio of patents in the orthopedics and human bionics fields. Our mission - “Équilibre orthèses et biomécanique” - is to keep people active and moving. Our retail network, “ÉQUILIBRE”, driven by its proprietary technologies and the expertise of its professionals, offers a range of products, treatments and services in order to relieve pain, restore motor function and optimize performance.
Founded in Ottawa in 1993, Kettleman’s Bagel Co.’s mission is to serve the best Montréal-style bagels on the market, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by maintaining an unwavering commitment to the quality of their products. The shop has been an institution for over 25 years thanks to its traditional methods, authentic recipes and in-store experience, where consumers can watch the bagels being made from start to finish.
Mayrand and Alimplus operate retail and distribution businesses in the food industry, serving both commercial and retail customers. Mayrand’s 80,000 square foot retail facility located in Montreal is its first Resto Depot format store, offering a full line of grocery products in both retail and institutional formats at very competitive prices. For over 40 years, Alimplus has operated a food distribution network in Quebec and eastern Ontario serving hotel, catering and corporate customers. Mayrand and Alimplus continue to expand their unique store format and service offering organically and through acquisitions.
Medicart delivers professional skin care treatments, inspired by natural beauty, in safe and state-of-the-art environments, meeting the highest standards. In the Medicart family, a wide range of specialty clinics operate in the fields of dermatology, phlebology and aesthetic medicine. This includes 30 Epiderma clinics in Quebec and Ontario, which have served over 250,000 clients and performed over 2.5 million treatments since 2000. It also includes a Medicart aesthetic dermatology clinic in Ville Saint-Laurent, a phlebology clinic in Montréal, and Dr. Beaupré’s Vein Clinic in Ottawa.
Founded in 1984, Plasticase is a North American leader in the design and manufacturing of ruggedized protective carrying cases for specialty equipment in a variety of industries. Its protective cases are used for sensitive equipment such as medical devices, drones and computer equipment, and are particularly suited to protect equipment in harsh environments. Plasticase seeks to satisfy its customers’ ever expanding needs through an unwavering focus on innovation and design.
Founded in Vancouver in 1997, Spud.ca has grown to become the leading online grocery solution focused on locally grown, organic and sustainable foods serving the cities of Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Edmonton. Working closely with local farmers and producers, the company seeks to help its suppliers by providing them with a large distribution network under which they can grow. An unrelenting attention to sustainability means the company is continuously focused on reducing food waste, currently less than 0.5% of revenues, and minimizing the impacts of its operations on the environment.