PE-backed Atis Group acquires Fenestration Pro-Tech

Atis Group Inc has acquired Fenestration Pro-Tech, a window and door retailer based in Stanbridge Station, Québec. No financial terms were disclosed. Atis, a Longueuil, Québec-based manufacturer, distributor and marketer of windows and doors, said the deal is in line with its strategy of acquiring retailers in Québec and across Canada. Founded in 2004, Atis was bought in 2015 by a consortium of Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins and Fondaction CSN in partnership with senior management. The company was previously backed by U.S. private equity firm Cyprium Partners.


Atis Group continues its growth in the Eastern Townships with the acquisition of Fenestration Pro-Tech

LONGUEUIL, QC, July 17, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Furthering recent investments in the Mauricie and Montérégie regions and on Montreal’s North Shore, Atis Group (hereinafter “Atis”) announced today the acquisition of Fenestration Pro-Tech (hereinafter “Pro-Tech”), a window and door retailer based in Stanbridge Station for over 25 years. This transaction is in line with the achievement of Atis’ growth plan focussed on the acquisition of retailers throughout Quebec and Canada.

A brand name in the Eastern Townships, Pro-Tech has built a reputation for excellence over the years thanks to its expertise in custom renovation projects and new construction and its personalized turnkey service.

Operated and managed by Gary-John Rahill, a well-known businessman in the Eastern Townships, Pro-Tech differentiates itself through a personalized approach, high-quality products and efficient after-sales service.

Supported by a team of strong and competent representatives and installers, Gary-John Rahill is delighted with this new alliance designed to raise Pro-Tech’s profile in the Eastern Townships and Montérégie regions:

“This partnership with Atis Group is in line with what we have been building at Pro-Tech for 25 years: a high-quality product offering and personalized turnkey service designed to quickly and efficiently meet the demands of our customers. The alliance between Pro-Tech and Atis Group will allow us to expand our offering of exclusive and high-performance products to satisfy the tastes and needs of all our customers. I am very excited to be joining an outgoing and entrepreneurial team that is focused on its clients and providing effective consulting, sales and installation services. Our new partnership with Atis will enable us to continue growing through building trust with our customers, satisfying their demands and delivering their projects.”

For his part, Robert Doyon, President and CEO of Atis, states:

“Our study of Quebec’s major windows and doors retailers showcased Pro-Tech as an industry leader in terms of their team strength and the quality of their sales and installation services. We are extremely proud to be partnering with Gary-John Rahill, who has managed to gain a prime position in our highly competitive industry. This enviable reputation is in line with that of Atis, whose values of maintaining mutual respect and trust with our customers has made us one Canada’s largest manufacturers of doors and windows for 13 years. Thanks to Atis, Pro-Tech will be able to offer its customers several new high-performance and innovative products and continue developing its business in the Eastern Townships and Montérégie markets, where several indicators point towards an increase in home improvement and new housing projects. Atis and Pro-Tech gladly join forces to satisfy the growing local market demand for doors and windows in the Eastern Townships.”

About Atis Group
Atis Group Inc. is one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of windows and doors with nine manufacturing facilities, 24 stores, 1,400 employees and approximate revenues of 200 million dollars. The group manufactures, distributes and markets a complete range of windows, doors and high performance energy-efficient products for the construction market and for residential and commercial renovations markets through its affiliated companies: Altek, Atis Portes et Fenêtres, Allsco, Extrusion SP, Laflamme, SDI, Vinylbilt Windows & Doors and Vitrerie Lévis.

For further information: Sophie Marquis, Vice-President, Human Resources, Talent Management and Communications, Atis Group, Telephone: 450-928-0101, ext. 231

Photo courtesy of Atis Group Inc