Harris Williams & Co. Advises Profile Extrusion Company in its Sale to Highlander Partners, L.P.

April 15, 2014

Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, announces the sale by Profile Extrusion Company (Profile) of its full-service aluminum extrusion facility located in Rome, Georgia to Highlander Partners, L.P. (Highlander Partners). Harris Williams & Co. acted as the exclusive advisor to Profile. The transaction closed on April 15, 2014 and was led by Jeremy Eberlein and Trey Packard from Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group.

 “We are extremely pleased to have worked with the Profile team on this transaction,” said Jeremy Eberlein a director leading the metals practice in Harris Williams & Co.’s Industrials Group.  “Highlander’s investment in Profile represents another important transaction for our metals practice and is further evidence of the continued interest across the sector. Profile has earned an enviable reputation in the industry as a high-quality manufacturer with outstanding customer service and we are excited to have found a partner who shares the company’s unique culture and vision.”

Profile is a full-service aluminum extrusion facility that provides both custom and standard shape extrusions with complete paint and thermal break fabrication capabilities. The company serves the building and construction industries, as well as makers of outdoor and recreational products, electrical cable trays and conduit, windows, doors and hurricane shutters and the HVAC market.

Highlander Partners is a Dallas, TX-based private investment firm with partners that have committed more than $600 million of principal funds for direct private equity investments in North America and Central Europe.  The firm focuses on making investments in middle market businesses in targeted industries in which the principals of the firm have significant operating and investing experience, including basic manufacturing, food, building materials and others.  Highlander Partners uses a “buy and build” investment approach, creating value by helping companies grow organically and through acquisitions.

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.’s Industrials Group has experience across a variety of sectors, including test and measurement; advanced manufacturing; capital goods; chemicals; industrial and environmental services; flow control; metals; natural resources and mining; paper, plastics and packaging; and power connectivity and control.  For more information on the firm’s Industrials Group and other recent transactions, visit the Industrials Group website.

Harris Williams & Co.’s Building Products & Materials Group has experience across a broad range of sectors, including building materials distribution, commercial and residential construction; infrastructure and public facilities; repair and remodeling; cabinetry, plumbing products, windows and doors; flooring and tiles; roofing and siding; HVAC and electrical; aggregates; asphalt; ready-mix concrete; cement; and engineering and construction services.  For more information on the firm’s Building Products & Materials Group, visit the Building Products & Materials Group website.