Harris Williams & Co. Advises Pella Corporation on the Pending Sale of its Subsidiary, EFCO Corporation, to Apogee Enterprises, Inc.
Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, announces the pending sale of EFCO Corporation (EFCO) to Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Apogee; Nasdaq:APOG). EFCO is a leading U.S. manufacturer of architectural aluminum window, curtainwall, storefront and entrance systems for commercial construction projects. Harris Williams & Co. is serving as the exclusive advisor to EFCO, a subsidiary of privately-held Pella Corporation. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is being led by Mike Hogan, Eric Logue, John Lautemann and Ty Denoncourt of Harris Williams & Co.’s Building Products & Materials and Industrials Groups.
“The management team at EFCO has done a terrific job of leveraging the company’s strengths in design, quality, customization and service to build one of the industry’s leading providers of architectural solutions with terrific growth prospects,” said Mike Hogan, a managing director in Harris Williams & Co.’s Building Products & Materials Group. “The transaction highlights the continued strong interest from both strategic and financial buyers for premier platforms within building products, a sector in which the firm has closed nearly 100 transactions.”
“Apogee will be a terrific long-term partner for EFCO and help accelerate growth,” added Eric Logue, a director at Harris Williams & Co. “We look forward to seeing what they are able to accomplish together.”
EFCO, founded in 1951, is headquartered in Monett, Missouri, where full production capabilities are located; it has additional facilities in Missouri, Illinois and Virginia. EFCO has approximately 1,600 employees and has been owned by Pella Corporation since 2007.
Apogee, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services. The company is organized in four segments: architectural glass, architectural framing systems, architectural services and large-scale optical.
Harris Williams & Co. (www.harriswilliams.com), a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC), is a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide. The firm has deep industry knowledge, global transaction expertise, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Harris Williams & Co. provides sell-side and acquisition advisory, restructuring advisory, board advisory, private placements, and capital markets advisory services.
Harris Williams & Co. has closed nearly 100 transactions across a broad range of building products and materials sectors, including production, distribution and services related to building materials, commercial and residential construction; infrastructure and public facilities; repair and remodeling; cabinetry, windows, and doors; flooring and tiles; roofing and siding; HVAC, electrical and plumbing; aggregates; asphalt; ready-mix concrete; cement; and engineering and construction services. For more information on the firm’s Building Products & Materials experience, visit the Building Products & Materials section of the Harris Williams & Co. website.
Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group has experience across a variety of sectors, including advanced manufacturing; aggregates, metals, and mining; building products; chemicals and specialty materials; industrial technology; and packaging. For more information on the firm’s Industrials Group and other recent transactions, visit the Industrials Group’s section of the Harris Williams & Co. website.
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