Here's the Deal
Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:
Norwesco, Inc., a portfolio company of Allied Capital Corporation
Sale to Olympus Partners
Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Norwesco, Inc.
Norwesco, Inc. ("Norwesco" or the "Company"), owned by Allied Capital Corporation ("Allied Capital"), Stone Arch Capital, LLC and management, was acquired by Olympus Partners on September 30, 2008. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Norwesco is North America’s leading designer and manufacturer of liquid containment solutions, serving agricultural, water, wastewater, oil and gas and other industrial markets. The Company specializes in seamless polyethylene tanks used to store and transport a variety of fluids, including water, liquid fertilizers and caustic chemicals. Norwesco manufactures an extensive product line of proprietary tanks ranging from 5 to 15,000 gallons, including vertical, elliptical, cone bottom and other specialized shapes. The Company also sells a complementary line of valves, couplers and adapters for use with its tanks.
Allied Capital provides debt and equity financing to private middle market companies. Founded in 1958, Allied Capital has investments in a diverse portfolio of 120 companies operating across a variety of industries. These companies generate aggregate revenues of over $13 billion and employ more than 98,000 people.
Olympus Partners manages over $3.1 billion on behalf of corporate pension plans, public retirement systems, university endowment funds and the executives of Olympus' portfolio companies.