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For more than a quarter of a century, Metolius Partners Inc. has been selling businesses and raising capital for a variety of clients. To receive personalized advice for the capital needs of your business or receive a list of references, please call our firm today.

Exclusive Sale—Building Products Distribution

Midwest, founded in 1979, is a distributor of various types of high quality siding, windows, doors, roofing, decking and related products. The Company stocks hundreds of brand name items from over 60 manufacturers. Midwest’s customers are primarily residential contractors and construction companies located in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan.

MMS Montgomery, IL Has Been Acquired By Richards Building Supply

Best Line Building Products

Exclusive Sale – Building Products

Best Line Building Products, founded in 1997, is a manufacturer of aluminum trim coils, soffit and fascia for the residential and commercial building products industry. The Company’s products are manufactured by outside contract manufacturers and then shipped directly to the Company’s customers or to a third-party warehouse for its largest customer, a branded national door/window company.

Exclusive Sale—Building Products

Ferche, founded in 1958, is one of the industry's leading manufacturers of hardwood moldings and veneered millwork. Ferche's products are used across the United States in residential, multi-family, and commercial projects and for both new construction and renovation work. In addition, the Company operates a dedicated lumber drying facility.

Ferche Millwork

Transco Products Inc.

Exclusive Sale – Nuclear Power Products

Transco Products Inc., founded in 1936 and based in Streator, IL, supplies products and services to enhance the efficiency and safety of nuclear power plants and nuclear research facilities worldwide. TPI provides products and services for both new and upgraded nuclear power plants and for decommissioning nuclear power plants being taken out of service. The Company’s materials and systems are utilized at every operating nuclear power station in the United States and are in use at over 200 nuclear power plants in 15 countries.  

Exclusive Buy-Side Advisory—Industrial Products

Metolius was engaged by Simpson Technologies Corporation ("Simpson") to act as the exclusive financial advisor to assist in the acquisition of Webac Gesellschaft für Maschinenbau mbH ("Webac").

Simpson, based in Aurora, Illinois, and founded in 1912, is a fifth-generation family-owned business specializing in the design and manufacture of innovative technologies and services for the worldwide metal casting and chemical process industries.

Webac, with facilities in Euskirchen, Germany, Stockholm, Sweden and Pribram, Czech Republic, has 56 years of experience in Europe providing advanced process technology and customized plants for the foundry and oil & gas industries.

Simpson Technologies

Exclusive Sale – Transportation Products

Exclusive Sale – Transportation Products

Myco Trailers, LLC, based in Bradenton, Florida, is the premier manufacturer of steel and aluminum custom trailers for high-end military, commercial and recreational powerboats and portable buildings.  The Company’s products are used by boat racing teams, the US Navy, government agencies and individual boat owners. 

Exclusive Recapitalization—Consumer Products

Twist and Seal, based in Frankfort, IL, is a designer and manufacturer of patented electrical cord protection products.  The Company’s products are used by individual homeowners, entertainment venues, construction sites, zoos, government buildings, municipalities, industrial sites and commercial facilities.

Twist and Seal

Dealer Wholesale

Exclusive Sale—Building Products Distribution*

Dealers Wholesale, based in Indianapolis, IN, is a value-added distributor of doors, door hardware, and fireplaces to homeowners, professional contractors, and developers in the residential and commercial end markets. The Company was led by the second generation of the family founder for over thirty years before they began to transition leadership responsibility.

Exclusive Sale—Building Products Distribution*

CMA Supply Company, Inc.TM, headquartered in Indianapolis, was a full-service distributor of high-quality construction materials to the commercial, industrial, and public works end markets. The company focused on providing concrete, masonry, thermal, and moisture protection and finished and coatings products. CMA operated out of six distribution facilities across Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky and was supported by its own captive rebar facility.

C.M.A. Exclusive Sale—Building Products Distribution

Exclusive Sale—Plastics Molding, Rotonics

Exclusive Sale—Plastics Molding*

Rotonics ManufacturingTM, headquartered in Commerce City, Colorado, was one of the largest rotational plastic molding companies in the United States. The company was formed by a series of acquisitions and consolidations by a private equity sponsor that embarked on an industry roll-up strategy. However, due to some consolidation challenges and unfavorable industry dynamics, the company could no longer support its substantial debt structure. As a result, the company entered into a trust agreement and assignment for the benefit of creditors, thereby assigning its assets to the trust for subsequent disposition.

Exclusive Cross-Border Buy-Side—Branded Consumer*

Thiel Cheese & Ingredients, LLCTM, headquartered in Hilbert, Wisconsin, is a leading custom formulator and manufacturer of process cheese and cheese-based ingredient solutions to the food ingredient and foodservice marketplace. Thiel's majority owner was Facilitator Capital Funds PartnersTM, a private equity fund based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that focuses on lower-middle market transactions throughout the Midwest. FCF Partners had engaged an investment banker to pursue the sale of Thiel.

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, The Irish Dairy BoardTM (IDB) is a commercial cooperative owned by Irish dairy companies, dairy processing cooperatives, and Irish dairy farmers. IDB employs approximately 3,700 people globally and has revenues of approximately $2 billion dollars. IDB's Trading & Ingredients Division exports Irish dairy ingredients to more than 80 countries.

Irish Dairy Board, Exclusive Cross-Border Buy-Side—Branded Consumer

Exclusive Sale—Metals

Exclusive Sale—Metals*

CrucibleTM is an employee-owned corporation that was created in 1985 following an employee buyout from Colt IndustriesTM. The company is a manufacturer and distributor of stainless steel, alloy steel, tool steel, and valve steel and employed approximately 1,000 employees. The company cited a significant drop in demand for its steel, particularly for its automotive valve steel, among the reasons for reorganizing the company through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

*Note: Deals completed by Metolius professional prior to joining Metolius.