Through this transaction, SigmaKalon will own a 51% stake in Varossieau. The remainder of the shares will be in the hands of a number of Surinamese investors.
Varossieau was established in 1959. Today it has 56 employees. The company owns a manufacturing facility and three shops in Paramaribo. It sells decorative coatings, under the brand Historex. Varossieau is the market leader in Surinam with 63% market share. In 2006, its sales were €5.1 million.