25 Oct 2021

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Corporate Finance team is pleased to announce the successful sale of Nautilus Plus Inc.

Nautilus Plus is acquired by the existing Management group in collaboration with Fondaction and CSN.

Nautilus Plus Inc. (“Nautilus Plus”) was founded in Quebec City in 1978 by Steve Sutherland and Charles Constantin, two Nordiques players, and it has remained a local company since then. Today the Longueuil-based company is a leading Quebec fitness chain. With approximately 50,000 members and 33 branches, the company has earned a strong reputation thanks to its team of university educated kinesiologists and nutritionists, its safe and stimulating training environments and equipment, and its variety of programs designed to meet the needs of all age groups and skill levels.

Nautilus Plus called on the expertise of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Corporate Finance team to advise on the sale process.

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Nautilus Plus is acquired by the existing Management group in collaboration with Fondaction and CSN.

RCGT is pleased to have had the opportunity to advise Nautilus Plus and its shareholders on the sale of the business. The acquisition was concluded with a group of investors led by Nautilus Plus’ current CEO, Martin Légaré, and vice-presidents Marie-Josée Després and Sylvain Cyr, as well as Fondaction, the labour-sponsored fund of the Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN).

To learn more about how Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton can help meet the needs of your business, please contact our deal team.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is a Canadian leader in the areas assurance, tax, advisory services and business recovery and reorganization.

Our leading mid-market focused corporate finance advisory team provides sector-specific advice on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity capital markets.

We bring deep industry knowledge to each transaction to support our clients’ corporate finance strategies and priorities. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is Quebec’s leading professional services firm with more than 2,700 employees. As a member firm of the Grant Thornton International network and together with its Canadian counterpart Grant Thornton LLP, the firm is a member of one of the world’s largest professional services network made up of 58,200 people in nearly 140 countries.

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20 Oct 2021

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Corporate Finance team is pleased to announce the successful sale of certain assets of the Atis Group to Fenplast Windows and Doors.

Atis Group (“Atis”) distributes and markets a complete range of high-performance, energy-efficient windows, doors, and other related products through recognized brands such as Laflamme and Altek.

Fenplast Windows and Doors (“Fenplast”) founded in 1989, is a leader in the window and door manufacturing in Quebec. Located in Candiac, the company relies on an extensive distribution network of over 80 independent specialized or owned dealers. The complete integration of manufacturing processes is what sets Fenplast apart from the competition.

The company continues to grow and now employs over 1,000 people dedicated to creating outstanding products in terms of both quality and energy efficiency.

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Fenplast acquires certain assets of Atis Group.

Atis Group called on the expertise of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s Corporate Finance team to advise on the sale process.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is a Canadian leader in the areas of assurance, tax, financial advisory services and business recovery and reorganization.

Our leading mid-market focused corporate finance advisory team provides sector-specific advice on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity capital markets.

We bring deep industry knowledge to each transaction to support our clients’ corporate finance strategies and priorities.

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is Quebec’s leading professional services firm with more than 2,700 employees. As a member firm of the Grant Thornton International network and together with its Canadian counterpart Grant Thornton LLP, the firm is a member of one of the world’s largest professional services networks made up of 58,200 people in nearly 140 countries.

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13 Oct 2021
Dominic Chouinard
Lead Senior Director | CPA, CA | Financial advisory

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to have supported Milmonde Kitchen Cabinet Inc. (Milmonde Inc.) in its sale process.

Founded almost 25 years ago, Milmonde Inc. in Beauce, QC is recognized as one of the major players in the industry. With its numerous years of experience and innovation in the field of manufacturing kitchen and bathroom cabinets, the company has a loyal and diversified clientele, in the greater province of Quebec as well as in Ontario and the United States. The company has more than 50 employees and six distributors across North America.

Milmonde Inc. called on Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton experts to advise on their sale.

“After a lengthy sale process, that took over 12 months, due to COVID-19 and the slowdown in the United States, the closing of my transaction was really appreciated,” said Michel Paré, president of Milmonde Inc. “My financial advisor at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton was very involved throughout the process and very patient in order to find the right buyer and complete a winning transaction for our buyer and our company.”

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Milmonde Kitchen Cabinets Inc. sells 100 % of its shares with the help of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton.

To learn more about how Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton can help meet the needs of your business, please contact our deal team.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Our leading mid-market focused financial advisory team provides sector-specific advice on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity capital markets. We bring deep industry knowledge to each transaction to support our clients’ corporate finance strategies and priorities.

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is a Canadian leader in the areas of assurance, tax, advisory services and business recovery and reorganization. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is Quebec’s leading professional services firm with more than 2,700 employees. As a member firm of the Grant Thornton International network and together with its Canadian counterpart Grant Thornton LLP, the firm is a member of one of the world’s largest professional services network made up of 58,200 people in over 140 countries.

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30 Sep 2021
Dominic Chouinard
Lead Senior Director | CPA, CA | Financial advisory

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to have guided Abris CBI Inc. on its corporate sale process.

Founded more than 50 years ago, Abris CBI Inc. specializes in the manufacturing of temporary winter shelters to protect automobiles, as well as shelters and awnings for the summer. It has become one of the largest companies in the industry in all of Eastern Quebec.

With the vast experience and professionalism of all its staff members, Abris CBI Inc. is continuously innovating and working to improve the quality/price ratio of all its products in order to always better satisfy its large clientele, mainly located in the greater Québec City and Lévis area. The company has 12 employees and is located in Lévis.

Abris CBI Inc. called on Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton experts to advise on their sale.

“The sales process was planned and delivered as promised, and the expertise of my Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton advisor enabled me to obtain several purchases offers for my business from different types of buyers,” says Roger Guay, President of Abris CBI Inc. “Once a buyer was chosen, the final steps were carried out in an optimal and efficient manner to conclude the transaction.”

To learn more about how Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton can help meet the needs of your business, please contact our deal team.

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Abris CBI Inc. sells 100% of its shares with the help of our experts.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Our leading mid-market focused financial advisory team provides sector-specific advice on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, debt and equity capital markets. We bring deep industry knowledge to each transaction to support our clients’ corporate finance strategies and priorities.

Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is a Canadian leader in the areas of assurance, tax, advisory services and business recovery and reorganization. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is Quebec’s leading professional services firm with more than 2,700 employees. As a member firm of the Grant Thornton International network and together with its Canadian counterpart Grant Thornton LLP, the firm is a member of one of the world’s largest professional services network made up of 58,200 people in over 140 countries.

25 Oct 2021  |  Written by :

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