Ergon is a disciplined and discreet value investor, which provides "patient and friendly capital"


> Date of Investment: January 2007
> Exit: October 2014
> Region: Belgium
> Sector: Niche Manufacturing
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> Sales: €343MM

Headquartered in Lokeren (Belgium), Corialis is one of the leading European manufacturers of aluminium profile systems for windows, doors, conservatories and curtain walls, selling to manufacturing shops, assemblers and installers. Corialis employs 1,300 people and has production facilities in Belgium, France, the UK, Poland, La Réunion and China

Corialis is the only company in the market with a vertically integrated manufacturing process including design, extrusion of aluminum, painting, coating, cutting and assembly all on one site. This business model is replicated in each production hub to achieve higher margins, better inventory control and first-class customer service

In January 2007, Ergon acquired Corialis alongside Sagard and management

In October 2014, Corialis was sold to Advent International