Hamilton Robinson is pleased to announce the sale of its British Columbia, Canada-based portfolio company Unifiller Systems to the Linxis Group, a leader in specialized equipment solutions for the bakery and health industries.
“We are very pleased to join the Linxis team, we share the same passion for innovative solutions and the same focus on operations. Our strategic view is fully aligned and we are convinced that Linxis can help us in the next phase of our expansion,” said Mark Soares, CEO of Unifiller.
Chris Lund, Partner at Hamilton Robinson stated, “Mark Soares and his management team were great partners. The firm-wide focus on operational excellence and continuous improvement resulted in significant growth in just over 2 years. I am confident that the Unifiller brand will continue to grow and expand into new markets as part of the Linxis Group.”
“The Unifiller management team embraced Hamilton Robinson’s focus on building a strong corporate culture through transparent and continuous communications. When everyone in the room is pulling in the same direction with common objectives, great things can be achieved, and this was the case at Unifiller,” stated Brandon Richter, Managing Director, Hamilton Robinson.
“With its portfolio of market-leading equipment, strong reputation and robust track record of success, Unifiller is a perfect fit for Linxis. We share the same values and continuous focus on delivering the highest quality standards to our customers. We are very pleased to welcome Mark and his team: they will bring their deep industry expertise,” added Didier Soumet, CEO of Linxis Group.
Hamilton Robinson would also like to thank its partners in the transaction, William Blair & Company, LLC who served as financial advisor, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP who served as counsel and Crowe LLP who served as accounting advisor. At Hamilton Robinson we believe successes are always built on the foundation of great partnerships.