Investment Date
October 2005
Vertical
Telecommunications
Fund
GCP I
Investment Status
Prior
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Brand-Rex

Designer and manufacturer of copper and fiber based cabling systems


Highlights

  • Operates through two primary businesses: Connectivity and Speciality
  • Connectivity division designs and manufactures cabling systems (both copper and fiber) for Data Communications and is the #2 player in Europe
  • Speciality division exclusively produces cables that are used for control, communications, power and instrumentation within hostile environments
  • Headquartered in Glenrothes, Scotland with facilities across Europe

Initiatives

  • Successful turnaround of business
  • Won key contract in CEE, U.K., Ireland and Southern Europe regions
  • Grew through market penetration and increased scale
  • Sold to an affiliate of Charlotte Capital in February 2008