TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Collins Barrow is pleased to announce
that Granite Partners recently made a major investment in SIM Digital,
allowing SIM to acquire PS Production Services Ltd. Effective May 2,
the deal enables SIM to offer a full suite of complementary equipment
and services that will provide television and movie production
companies with one stop shopping.
With offices across the US, Canada and China, SIM is a world-class
rental facility that previously specialized in digital production
equipment and workflow services for the television and film industries.
PS is one of Canada's largest professional motion picture and
television production equipment rental houses, supplying production
equipment such as cameras, lighting and cranes.
"Through our investment in SIM, we have enabled two complementary
businesses to come together in order to create greater efficiency. We
look forward to seeing the results of this investment and acquisition,"
says Doug Buchanan, Managing Director of Granite Partners. "Granite
Partners assists entrepreneurs and owner-managers striving to build and
realize value for their businesses and we take great pride in advancing
the strategies of Canada's key players."
"Having worked with Mr. Buchanan and Granite Partners for many years,
Collins Barrow has assisted this group with numerous transactions and
witnessed their track record for building synergies and profitable
businesses," says Vince Simonelli, Partner at Collins Barrow.
"Granite's investment will have a tremendous effect in helping SIM
compete more effectively to serve major studios in Canada, the US and
SOURCE: Collins Barrow National Cooperative Incorporated
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