It was announced today that Kilmer Capital Partners has acquired a majority interest in Atelka, a contract management services company. “This transaction will allow us to inject new funds in the organization in order to sustain its performance, expand our services and explore new markets,” said Georges Karam, CEO of Atelka.
Atelka is a call center outsourcing company providing services to North American telecommunications and media companies. The company has more than 2500 employees and five locations. Atelka was founded in 2003 and is based in Montreal (www.atelka.com).
“We are proud to partner with Georges and his team. For the last nine years, Atelka has experienced intensive growth and has been able to position itself as one of Canada’s largest companies in the sector while maintaining excellent financial health. We look forward to being part of the company’s exciting growth plans and providing our support to the team in the coming years,” said Marie-Claude Boisvert, responsible for Kilmer’s investment in Atelka.
Kilmer Capital Partners makes control and minority investments of $5 million to $50 million in companies that have revenues from $20 million to $200 million. The firm is industry agnostic but has a specific interest in the electronics, communications, technology, food, apparel, healthcare, consumer products, media and entertainment sectors. Kilmer Capital is based in Toronto (www.kilmercapital.com).