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.
As a global test and quality solution leader, Averna partners with product designers, developers and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to help them achieve higher product quality, accelerate time to market and protect their brands. Founded in 1999, Averna offers specialized expertise and innovative test, vision inspection, precision assembly and automated solutions that deliver substantial technical, financial and market benefits for clients in the aerospace, automotive, consumer, defense, life sciences, semiconductor, telecom and other industries.
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.
Clareo Dental Network is a cluster network of dental clinics grouped by geographical sector that enables dentists and specialists to form a unique ecosystem of local dental services, making know-how and high-quality services are at the core of their exclusive pledge. Clareo encourages the exchange of referrals between specialists and dentists to create a true network that meets all the needs of the patients, while constantly investing in cutting-edge technological advances. Clareo takes care of managing the dentists’ office operations, allowing them to completely devote themselves to their practice.
Ducore Expertise is a Quebec provider of independent medical evaluations and medical advisor services. Its experts travel across Quebec so that employers can access the industry’s best practices in the right place at the right time. It also offers designated physician services, pre-employment medicals and training. The group’s role is to facilitate employers’ management of disability and occupational health and safety files. Ducore Expertise’s agile approach, combined with Quebec’s largest network of multidisciplinary physicians, allows it to match the best specialists with each case. Its promise of results always translates into an exceptional client experience.
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 1979, Groupe LOU-TEC Inc. is a leader in the rental of heavy machinery, specialized equipment and tools used in construction, renovation and maintenance projects for commercial, industrial, institutional and residential buildings. Due to strong growth and being at the forefront of trends in the industry, Groupe LOU-TEC continuously invests in new equipment and new technologies to offer its customers reliable, safe and efficient equipment. Groupe LOU-TEC’s rental experts are highly qualified and are committed to providing personalized and impeccable service.
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.
Founded in 2010, Medfar International developed MYLE, a unique integrated platform that is far more than a web-based electronic medical record (“EMR”). The platform provides a complete, collaborative, and effective solution for medical teams which allows easy access to patients’ medical records, minimizes administrative tasks, and incorporates powerful tools to improve patient services. As the most used EMR in Quebec in 2020 with more than 20,000 users and three medical committees that consolidate 32 doctors across the continent, Medfar continues to put all its energy into integrating the latest innovative technologies within MYLE so they can offer healthcare teams and their patients the tools they deserve.
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 rugged protective carrying cases for specialty equipment in a variety of industries. Its NANUK 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 1953, Weston Forest is one of North America’s leading full-service distributors and remanufacturers of softwood and hardwood lumber, and specialty panel products. The company maintains an extensive inventory of industrial, commodity and panel lumber to provide just-in-time service to the crating, industrial packaging, construction, and infrastructure industries. Weston Forest operates its main distribution and remanufacturing facility in Mississauga, Ontario in addition to other facilities in Quebec, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New York, and Michigan. Weston Forest is a trusted partner to his customers, suppliers, and employees by constantly finding new ways to solve challenges and taking an active role in building a sustainable industry.