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HKW-backed Traductions Serge Bélair acquires Anglocom

Traductions Serge Bélair has acquired Anglocom, a Quebec City-based full-service translation company.

Traductions Serge Bélair has acquired Anglocom, a Quebec City-based full-service translation company. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Montreal, TRSB is a provider of turnkey translation services. It was recapitalized two years ago by US private equity firm HKW.


HKW Portfolio Company TRSB Acquires Anglocom

May 21, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HKW, a middle-market private equity firm, today announced its portfolio company, Traductions Serge Bélair Inc. (“TRSB” or the “Company”), has acquired Anglocom. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1993, Anglocom is based in Quebec City and is a full-service translation company. The in-house teams of French and English translators specialize in high-profile corporate communications for industries like advertising, government, ministries, financial institutions, universities, museums, retailers, and more.

“We are proud to welcome Anglocom to the TRSB family,” said Mary Kazamias, CEO, TRSB. “Anglocom’s talent and professionalism align well with TRSB and strengthens our service offering. We are excited by how the expansion of services can benefit our clients.”

“The partnership between TRSB and Anglocom further compliments TRSB’s footprint in the translation industry,” said Michael Terrell, HKW Member of the TRSB Board of Directors. “As the first add-on acquisition for TRSB, this supports our M&A growth strategy to fulfill client demand in the translation industry.”

About TRSB

TRSB (Traductions Serge Bélair Inc.), with 250 permanent, in-house employees and more than 30 years of trusted expertise, is a premier translation partner to clients across Canada and worldwide. Its turnkey translation services include complete outsourcing solutions, copy editing and proofreading, desktop publishing, audio/video transcription, subtitling and voiceover, interpretation services, and accessibility services. With its approach built on Canada’s rich linguistic heritage backed by sound business practices, TRSB is a model of stability and integrity.

About HKW

HKW is a private equity firm investing in growth-oriented companies with talented management teams in the U.S. and Canada. HKW targets companies in the Business Services, Health & Wellness, and Technology sectors. Since 1982, HKW has sponsored 64 platform transactions of lower middle-market companies throughout North America and 71 add-on acquisitions. For more information on HKW, please visit


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