Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:

February 2018
Robertshaw Controls Company
Sale to One Rock Capital Partners, LLC
Baird served as a financial advisor to Robertshaw Controls Company on this transaction

Robertshaw Controls Company (“Robertshaw” or the “Company”), an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. (“Sun Capital”), was recently acquired by One Rock Capital Partners, LLC (“One Rock”).

Robertshaw is a global leader in thermal, flow and control management products and solutions for residential and commercial appliances, HVAC and transportation applications. The Company designs and manufactures mission-critical electro-mechanical solutions, mechanical combustion systems and electronic controls that ensure safe, reliable and efficient performance for OEM products. Robertshaw was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

Sun Capital Partners, Inc. is a global private equity firm focused on identifying companies’ untapped potential and leveraging its deep operational and financial resources to transform results. Sun Capital is a trusted partner that is recognized for its investment and operational experience, including particular expertise in the consumer products and services, food and beverage, industrial, packaging, chemicals, building products, automotive, restaurant and retail sectors. Since 1995, Sun Capital has invested in more than 350 companies worldwide with revenues in excess of $50 billion across a broad range of industries and transaction structures. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles and New York, and affiliates in London and Shenzhen. Sun Capital is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

One Rock makes controlling investments in companies with attractive growth and operational improvement opportunities using a rigorous approach that utilizes highly experienced Operating Partners to identify, acquire and enhance businesses in select industries. The involvement of these Operating Partners affords One Rock the ability to conduct due diligence and consummate acquisitions and investments in all types of situations, regardless of complexity. One Rock has a unique strategic relationship with Mitsubishi Corporation, which can provide strategic resources to One Rock and its portfolio companies, including access to potential new business partners, market intelligence and low-cost sourcing through increased purchasing power globally. One Rock has offices in New York and Los Angeles and is headquartered in New York, New York.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Joe Packee +1-414-298-7644
Chris McMahon +1-312-609-4983
Jeff Seaman +1-312-609-4687
Dale Rudow +1-414-298-7495
Nick Sealy +44-20-7667-8370
Satoshi Matsumoto +1-646-557-3201