Sale to Sangetsu Corporation

Industrial
Sale to Sangetsu Corporation

Summary

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Koroseal on this transaction

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Koroseal Interior Products Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries (the “Company” or “Koroseal”), a portfolio company of an affiliate of Peak Rock Capital LLC (“Peak Rock”), was recently acquired by Sangetsu Corporation (“Sangetsu”) (TYO:8130).

Koroseal is a leading distributor of commercial interior products. The Company’s core product portfolio of commercial wallcoverings, wall protection systems and dry-eraseable wallcoverings are utilized by interior designers, architects, contractors and corporations and are primarily featured in the hospitality, healthcare, corporate, retail and education markets. Koroseal is headquartered in Fairlawn, Ohio.

Peak Rock is a leading middle-market private equity firm that focuses on investing in opportunities where it can support senior management in driving rapid growth and profit improvement through operational and strategic change. Peak Rock Capital is based in Austin, Texas.

Sangetsu Corporation, originally founded in 1852, is the largest interior products company in Japan. It specializes in the development and sales of interior products including wall coverings, flooring materials, curtains and upholstery. Sangetsu had approximately $2 billion in sales in 2015 and employs approximately 1,200 people globally. Sangetsu is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Chris Cooper +1 (704) 553-6610
Owen Hart +1 (415) 627-3273
John Moriarty +1 (650) 947-6811
Satoshi Matsumoto +1 (646) 557-3201
Eric Stetler +1 (312) 609-7022
Michael Wolff +49 (0) 69 130 149 49
Industrial
Sale to Sangetsu Corporation
Date
November 2016
Company
Koroseal Interior Products Holdings, Inc.
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
Asia

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