Sale to ERIKS N.V.
Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to LewisGoetz on this transaction
AboutLewisGoetz (“LewisGoetz” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Audax Group, was recently acquired by Netherlands-based ERIKS N.V. (“ERIKS”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
LewisGoetz, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading independent value-added distributor of industrial rubber products and is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. Specializing in fabricated hose, conveyor belts and sealing products, the Company serves customers in a wide range of industries from 86 locations throughout North America.
Audax Group, founded in 1999, is a leading investor in lower-middle market companies. With offices in Boston and New York, Audax Group manages in excess of $4.8 billion of equity, mezzanine debt and senior loan capital.
ERIKS, headquartered in Alkmaar, the Netherlands, is a leading international industrial service provider offering a wide range of high-quality mechanical engineering components and associated technical and logistics services. ERIKS currently consists of more than 60 companies with branches in 25 countries, serving over 200,000 customers. ERIKS is a wholly owned subsidiary of SHV Holdings N.V.
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- November 2011
- Target Location
- North America
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