1. Partnering with an Innovative Leader in Office Furniture

    “I was looking for a long term, value-added strategic partner that genuinely wanted to be on this exciting journey with us. We found that partner in Cranemere” — Founder and CEO, Paul DeVries Cranemere has partnered with Paul DeVries, the entrepreneurial co-founder and CEO of Exemplis, a market leading manufacturer of office furniture in the United States. For over 20 years the Company has been implementing and improving a unique, disruptive business model that combines affordable, award winning products, produced on a real-time made-to-order basis. Innovation, design,…

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  2. Transforming a Market in Europe

    Marmite is a leading designer and producer of premium engineered-stone bathroom products in Europe. Marmite established its leading position through the development of proprietary technology, disruptive manufacturing techniques and a culture of excellence. The management team and Cranemere are committed to continuing to build the company while maintaining its culture and values. Marmite’s fundamentally superior engineered stone product is contributing to a materials conversion cycle, away from the traditional alternatives of acrylic and porcelain by offering greater design flexibility, heat-retention, scratch and stain resistance, and a more…

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  3. A conversation with Vincent and Jeff

    Q: What inspired you to found Cranemere? Vincent Mai: A lifetime in finance has taught me that, in an increasingly complex and uncertain world, one of the best ways for investors to protect their capital and get consistent returns is to own strong performing companies for the long term. Having led a successful private equity firm for many years, I have seen up close how many outstanding mid-sized companies there are in the US and abroad. The traditional private equity structure requires that you sell those businesses…

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