Current Portfolio Highlights
Forus Deporte y Ocio, S.L.
Founded in Madrid in 2010, Forus is dedicated to the development, construction and management of concession-operated municipal sports centers. The company’s objective is to promote sports and healthy living habits, and therefore provides quality infrastructures with the best available equipment.
With this investment, BPEP Spain has supported the company during its build-up process by reinforcing its structure and capacity in order to create a major player within the industry of sports facilities at the national level.
Forus is comprised of 26 centers in Spain, located in 8 different regions and Portugal. With more than 105,000 members and 100,000m2 in installations, the company is one of the leaders in its sector at the national level.
Forus is currently continuing with its expansion project, and is working on the development and acquisition of new centers located throughout Spain.
Grupotec Servicios Avanzados, S.A.
Grupotec was founded in Valencia in 1997 and is dedicated to the development, design and construction of projects based on the generation of renewable energies, mainly solar photovoltaic energy, providing turnkey solutions (EPC).
With the support of BPEP Spain, the company has completed an intense internationalization process, first in Europe by attaining a leadership position within the UK EPC sector, and currently by focusing on its global diversification, with special emphasis on its operations in LatAm, the Caribbean and Africa. During its history, the company has developed more than 50 photovoltaic projects, which total in excess of 500MW of installed power.
On the other hand, Grupotec is currently making progress on its position as a photovoltaic developer, focused mainly on the construction and management of its own facilities, for which the company is already working on a series of projects located in various geographical regions.
Avanza Externalización de Servicios, S.A.
Avanza is dedicated to the outsourcing of services and business processes (BPO). Founded in Madrid in 2003, the company provides an array of outsourcing services: industrial (production, supply chain and logistics), commercial (deployment, brand management and data collection), as well as other administrative processes, HR management and telemarketing (contact centers).
The investment by BPEP Spain in Avanza has provided support for both the development of its outsourcing activity and the company's international expansion, thereby diversifying in terms of business areas, markets and client portfolio.
Grupo Avanza currently operates in Spain and Portugal, as well as in Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Paraguay through its LatAm subsidiaries.
Adelte Group, S.L.
Adelte originated from a group of companies founded in Barcelona in 1991 which was dedicated to the design, installation and start-up of airport passenger boarding bridges (PBB) under the TEAM brand name. Later, the group began developing new products (PBBs for cruise and ferry seaports and ground support equipment for aircraft), as well as various related services (technical maintenance, PBB operators, etc.).
The objective of BPEP Spain’s investment in the group was to provide financing for the expansion of its PBB activity for seaports, as well as to relaunch the PBB business for airports under the Adelte brand name, while at the same time developing the services division.
Adelte has since become the world leader in PBBs for seaports, as well as one of the leading companies in airport PBBs worldwide. The company has also reinforced its services division for airports by providing it with a greater international focus.
Unitronics Comunicaciones, S.A.
Unitronics is one of the Spanish reference companies in the industry of services related to the management and integration of data, voice and video networks. The company’s services include systems engineering and design, as well as the maintenance, management and security of client networks. The company operates in Spain since 1963 and is headquartered in San Sebastián de los Reyes (Madrid).
As a service and solutions provider, Unitronics responds to the specific needs of medium and large-sized businesses, public institutions and telecommunications operators, for which its technological capacity for systems integration projects provides added value.
Since our initial minority investment, and over time, having gained control of the company’s shareholding, BPEP Spain has catalyzed its strategic and financial reorganization, refocusing activity in terms of businesses and markets, and primarily targeting services provision.
Grupo Navec Servicios Industriales, S.L.
Grupo Navec is a multinational group headquartered in Tarragona, dedicated to the assembly and maintenance of industrial installations, with experience in more than 20 countries worldwide. The company is comprised of four divisions (Engineering and Manufacturing, Assembly, Maintenance and Applied Engineering), and has subsidiaries located in Peru, Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia and Chile.
BPEP Spain’s investment in the company boosted the buy&build process that originated and gave size to the current industrial group. Additionally, BPEP Spain has consistently supported the internationalization process of its operations.
Currently, Navec’s market position provides wide-ranging coverage for the petrochemical and industrial sectors in Spain and Portugal, and the company is focusing efforts on its growth into new products and sectors, as well as on developing forward its expansion in Latin America.