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CoBe Capital affiliate acquires Glassolutions' Installation Business from Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO)

July 31st, 2018
FGS works with the UK’s leading building contractors, facilities management companies, property owners and occupants, as well as partnering with the UK insurance industry, to provide glass, glazing systems and complete façade solutions.
FGS works with the UK’s leading building contractors, facilities management companies, property owners and occupants, as well as partnering with the UK insurance industry, to provide glass, glazing systems and complete façade solutions.
FGS is headquartered in Rotherham, United Kingdom.
FGS is headquartered in Rotherham, United Kingdom.

Rotherham, United Kingdom – CoBe Capital, a global private investment firm, announced today that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of Glassolutions’ Installation business from Compagnie de Saint-Gobain S.A. (EPA: SGO). The business has relaunched as Facades & Glazing Solutions UK Ltd (FGS).

Headquartered in Rotherham, United Kingdom, FGS provides contracting, commercial glazing, and insurance services to offer a complete glazing solution to main contractors, leading insurers, facilities managers and property owners across the country. The business has 25 years of experience cultivating strategic relationships with many of the largest and most well-respected companies in the UK.

Neal Cohen, CoBe Capital's Founder and Managing Director, stated, “We are enthusiastic about driving FGS's growth and standalone success, relying upon its key relationships across industries to scale the business and reach its true potential."

This is the fifth consecutive cross-border transaction in which CoBe Capital has acquired a European business unit and the first ever acquisition CoBe Capital has made in the United Kingdom.

About FGS

Based in Rotherham, United Kingdom, FGS is a leading UK provider of bespoke façades, commercial glazing and domestic repairs. The company boasts a portfolio of architecturally complex projects and is a leader in bespoke, high-performance glazing solutions. For more information on FGS, please visit https://fgs-uk.co.uk/.

About CoBe Capital

CoBe Capital, a global private investment firm with a permanent capital base, specializes in the acquisition and operation of non-core and underperforming business units in the Americas and Europe from leading global corporations. CoBe Capital owns and operates a diversified portfolio of companies and strives to achieve long-term growth based on lean management and continuous improvement business philosophies. CoBe Capital was founded by Neal Cohen in 1994. For more information on CoBe Capital, please visit cobecapital.com.

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