According to Darwin’s Origin of Species, it is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is not the strongest that survives; but the species that survives is the one that is able best to adapt and adjust to the changing environment in which it finds itself.
Adaptable Investments is focused on growing and improving companies with a focus on low-cost production and ethical management. We believe in strong corporate fundamentals while never losing sight of the requirement for making and selling great products that provide value to society.
We are a family office with a unique approach to working with companies. Our investment horizon is as long as we want and we will only make investments where we are able to add value. We are flexible with management teams and will approach each opportunity with a fresh outlook.
Current investments include building products manufacturing and sales, nonwoven manufacturing and sales, nursery products manufacturing and sales and commercial real estate. Our interests are diverse but we will focus on acquiring manufacturing companies, food companies and companies with a strong focus on innovation and market-disrupting products.
Our family and our colleagues have experience in:
Vertically-integrated manufacturing and distribution in wholly-owned facilities in Canada, U.S.A., India and China
Sales experience in North America, Asia and Europe
Models built on lean and low-cost manufacturing with a focus on excellent customer service
Deep bench of people who specialize in equipment purchase, factory building, human resources and international accounting and finance
Experience in both family owned business and private equity business
Rapid growth scenarios
Focus on developing market-disruptive products and services
Leon C. Megginson and his interpretation of Darwin's Origin of Species