Solution Highpoint, a Montreal-based specialist in rigging and technical installation for cinema and television, has raised C$4.35 million. The investors are Fonds d’investissement de la culture et des communications and National Bank of Canada.
MONTREAL, March 24, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ – Solution Highpoint is proud to announce an investment from the Culture and Communications Investment Fund (FICC) as well as funding from National Bank to support the company in its growth.
This financing of $4.35 million will allow the company to acquire new equipment and offer a wider range of services to local and foreign productions.
“Solution Highpoint is the gold standard in rigging services and installation for the audiovisual industry in Quebec and the company has always focused on equipment quality, team availability and safety,” said Jean-François Dubé, president and founder of Solution Highpoint. “We operate in a dynamic industry and our new shareholder, the FICC, will enable us to meet the growing demand for high-quality equipment and tailor-made solutions. We can also count on the support of our long-time financial partner, National Bank. The advantage of working with the FICC and National Bank is their in-depth understanding of the industry and of business needs.”
“We are pleased to support the talent and vision of Jean-François Dubé and his dedicated team,” said Robert Charpentier, General Manager of the FICC. “Solution Highpoint has the knowledge and equipment to help promote support Quebec’s reputation as a top location for film and television producers.”
“For over 20 years, National Bank’s Creative Industries Group has offered support and solutions tailored to the needs of the entertainment industry. We are therefore proud to support the growth of Solution Highpoint, a key player in Quebec’s cinema and television landscape,” said Brigitte Leblanc, Associate Vice-President – Canada and International at National Bank’s Creative Industries Group.
About Solution Highpoint
Founded in 2007 by Jean-François Dubé, Solution Highpoint inc. specializes in rigging and technical installation in the field of cinema and television. It offers a wide range of rental and installation services for suspension bridges and motors to meet the lighting and sound needs of film studios and other clients. The company has an enviable reputation and an impeccable track record with producers, and holds a number of essential certifications with regard to safety on filming locations.