Previous Investments

The following companies represent some of the investments have been made by Granite Partners II L.P. or its predecessor firms. These do not represent current investments.

Sibley

Granite had a major investment in Sibley & Associates Canada’s leading disability management company. Sibley provides a wide range of insurance related services including Catastrophic Injury Management, Occupational Therapy, Vocational Rehabilitation and Kinesiology as well as independent medical evaluations. Granite amalgamated Sibley & Associates with other insurance industry service company holdings for sale.

 

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King-Reed Investigation Services (now CKR Global)

Granite had a major equity position in King-Reed & Associates Canada?s largest and most successful private investigation firm. King-Reed serves the corporate and insurance marketsby providing insurance fraud investigations, due diligence, surveillance, employment screening, and other intelligence gathering services.

Granite helped King-Reed’s shareholders liquify some of the wealth in the company, maintaining some ownership, while retaining operating control. Granite provided financial resources to assist King-Reed in growth of the company’s services through acquisition and geographic expansion.

Granite amalgamated King-Reed with other insurance industry service company holdings for sale. For a personal view of the experience with Granite’s partnership with King-Reed, see CEO Brian King’s experience.

 

McLarens Canada (now Granite Claims Solutions)

Granite had a significant investment in McLarens Canada, a full service national insurance claims company. The company offers comprehensive insurance claim services to local, national and international risk managers, brokers, insurance markets and public entities through a network of national offices in Canada and through representation in over eighty-three countries internationally.

Granite helped McLarens Canada’s shareholders liquify some of the wealth in the company, maintaining some ownership, while retaining operating control. Granite provided financial resources to assist McLarens Canada in growth of the company’s services through acquisition and geographic expansion.

With Granite’s assistance McLarens Canada expanded dramatically. Granite amalgamated McLarens Canada with other insurance industry service company holdings for sale.

For a personal view of the experience with Granite’s partnership with McLarens, see CEO Michael Holden’s experience.

 

Rochon Engineering

Granite had a significant investment in Rochon Engineering, a forensic engineering and code consulting company serving clients across Canada. Rochons’ team of experienced professionals specialize in fire investigation, structural/civil engineering, motor vehicle accident reconstruction, failure analysis of mechanical and electrical systems, environmental remediation, and mould remediation. Granite helped Rochon’s shareholders liquify some of the wealth in the company, maintaining some ownership, while retaining operating control.

Granite amalgamated Rochon Engineering with other insurance industry service company holdings for sale.

 

Henderson Structured Settlements INC.

Granite had a significant investment in Henderson Structured Settlements of Hamilton, Ontario. Henderson Structured Settlements is a recognized leader in the Canadian structured settlement market. The company is licensed with all five major life insurance companies presently underwriting structured settlements in Canada and offers a written pledge that is unparalleled among Canadian structured settlement brokerages.

Granite amalgamated?Henderson with other insurance industry service company holdings for sale. For a personal view of Granite’s partnership with Henderson, see CEO Bob Nigol’s experience.

 

Clear Water Environmental

Granite had a significant investment in Clearwater Environmental of Mississauga, Ontario.
 
General Donlee

General Donlee

Granite had a major investment in General Donlee a leading diversified manufacturer of precision-machined products for the military, commercial and general aerospace industries and a specialist in the manufacture of precision-machined products for the industrial products and power generation industries.

Granite was instrumental in taking the company to the public equity market as the General Donlee Income Fund in an IPO valued at $100,000,000.

 
Sinclair Computer Forms
 

Sinclair Computer Forms

Granite had a significant investment in Sinclair Computer Forms, a TRADE ONLY manufacturer located in Hamilton, Ontario. Sinclair Computer Forms has more than 20 years of experience in the printing trade, and has become an industry leader in Canada.