Recent Cases Nov 24, 2023

Endries International acquires Quebec-based Viscan Group

Founded in 1992 by Sylvain Baril and headquartered in Joliette, Quebec, the Viscan Group (“Viscan”) is a leading supplier of specialized screws, general fasteners and related components. 

Viscan offers over 25,000 unique SKUs, including proprietary components, and provides a variety of value-add services, including vendor managed inventory solutions as well as custom transformation or “secondary” process operations (i.e. kitting, painting, plating), which are all performed in-house.

Endries International Inc. (“Endries”) is a leading distributor of fasteners and Class-C parts serving industrial original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) and the industrial marketplace worldwide. From its headquarters in Brillion, Wisconsin, and eleven U.S. and international distribution centers, Endries provides, through its sourcing and supply program, over 500,000 SKUs to businesses of all sizes, from small local shops to large manufacturers across North America, Europe and Asia.

BCF is proud to have acted as Quebec counsel for Endries in this transaction with a team consisting of Sabrina Brosseau-Malo, Thomas Champagne, and David Beaulieu (Mergers and Acquisitions), Kevin Vincelette and Nicolas Choueri (Labour and Employment), Eleonora Eusepi and Joseph Piazza (Real Estate), Richard Epstein (Competition and Antitrust) and Catia Veglia (Corporate Services).

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