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EDGE Investment Partners LLC acquire majority interest in Brazilian distributor


July 24, 2012
By Anthony Capkun

July 24, 2012 – EDGE Investment Partners LLC has acquired a majority interest in Ladder Automação Industrial Ltda, which operates primarily in the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Ladder is an authorized distributor for Belden, Cognex, Comtrol, Data-Linc Group, Fluke, Fluke Networks, Panduit, ProSoft Technology, Rockwell Automation, Rockwell Software, Shimpo and Tektronix.

Speaking on behalf of EDGE members, Elaine Gerrie—CEO of Gerrie Electric—elaborated: “We are excited to have Ladder to be the first EDGE company partner. They have a strong team which in combination with support from the EDGE members creates the foundation for tremendous growth”.

EDGE (Electrical Distribution Global Enterprise) Investment Partners is a limited liability corporation developed and owned by a group of North American-based distributor members who aim to build a network of distribution company partners outside of North America.