Sale to AmesburyTruth

Industrial
Sale to AmesburyTruth

Summary

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Ashland Hardware Systems on this transaction

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Ashland Hardware Systems ("Ashland” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Nova Capital Management (“Nova”), was recently acquired by AmesburyTruth, a subsidiary of Tyman plc (“Tyman”) (LSE: TYMN).

Ashland is a leading provider of residential window and door hardware to the fenestration industry. The Company supplies hardware to hundreds of wood and vinyl window/door fabricators throughout North America, including virtually all nationally recognized brands. Ashland differentiates itself by being an innovator in all hardware categories, including Hung Window Hardware, Casement Window Hardware and Patio Door Hardware, making it a major supplier for all three categories. Ashland is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

Nova is a leading private equity firm specializing in acquiring multiple businesses in a single transaction from corporate or financial sellers. Nova looks to acquire all businesses that a seller is divesting, with a combined enterprise value typically in the range of $50 – $500 million. Since its foundation in 2002, Nova has executed transactions with a combined value of over $1.7 billion. Nova has offices in London, United Kingdom and Chicago, Illinois.

AmesburyTruth is a leading manufacturer of window and door extrusions, hardware and sealing systems, used by leading window and door manufacturers throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and China, for both residential and commercial markets. AmesburyTruth is headquartered in Edina, Minnesota.

Tyman is a leading international supplier of engineered components to the door and window industry. Tyman’s three divisions – AmesburyTruth, ERA and Schlegel International – are market leaders in their respective geographies. Tyman employs over 3,500 people and operates facilities in 19 countries worldwide. Tyman is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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Industrial
Sale to AmesburyTruth
Date
March 2018
Company
Ashland Hardware Systems
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
Europe

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