Tuesday, October 13, 2020

GameAbove Capital Makes First Investment in Pro-Tech Group

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--()--GameAbove Capital, a CapStone Holdings-held private venture fund focused on minority- and women-operated businesses engaged in sustainability-related products and services, today announced an equity stake in Pro-Tech Group, LLC, a leading supplier of transportation, warehousing and logistics solutions.

Pro-Tech Group, founded 1999, has been providing a range of supply chain management services to a variety of global industries, including the automobile industry. The company is based in Michigan, one of the nation’s top regions for logistical services.

Pro-Tech Group is an investment opportunity for GameAbove Capital because of its ongoing innovation in sustainable logistics solutions, continued growth and industry-leading position for logistics and transportation services, said GameAbove Capital’s Chairman & Founder Keith J. Stone. Pro-Tech represents GameAbove Capital’s first investment since the fund was announced earlier this year. Other qualified investment opportunities are under consideration.

Pro-Tech has created, among other advancements, a patented freight container loading system that utilizes empty automobile rail car space on return trips. The system features a bi-directional loading apparatus and method for better handling cargo within small spaces. Pro-Tech’s technology is expected to be demonstrated later this quarter.

With GameAbove Capital, we gain an important ally and partner in our ongoing efforts to meet customer demands, continue innovating and be leaders in sustainability for automotive supply chain management,” said Earle B. Higgins, Sr., Chairman and CEO of Pro-Tech Group. Higgins has more than 30 years of experience in the automobile (Chrysler Corp.) and logistics industries, and continues to reinvest in the southeast Michigan community, including his alma mater Eastern Michigan University and through other organizations focused on career development and advancement.

GameAbove Capital, a CapStone Holdings Inc. company, is a private venture fund focused on investing in and partnering with advanced-staged businesses with market leadership positions in services and products promoting the four pillars of sustainability – human, social, economic, and environment (ESG). Investment targets and themes focus on next-generation mobility, learning and workforce development, clean water, and products and services helping companies achieve greater sustainability objectives. www.GameAboveCapital.com.

Pro-Tech Group, LLC, is a comprehensive supply chain management company providing transportation, warehousing & assembly to a variety of global industries. The company, founded in 1999 by Earle B Higgins, Sr., is headquartered in Southfield, MI. where it also provides packaging services, advanced distribution and safe professional storage. As an MBE, Pro-Tech Group regularly engages minority-based suppliers as well as encourages and supports the growth and success of other qualified minority-based firms. www.protechgroup.us


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