Lincoln International's Building Products Group Represents Gibraltar Industries, Inc. in the Acquisition of EMCO
CHICAGO, November, 2006 Lincoln International has announced that Gibraltar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROCK) has acquired The Expanded Metal Company Limited and Sorst Streckmetall GmbH, which together are known as EMCO, from UK-based Clifton House Acquisition Limited. Lincoln International acted as exclusive financial advisor to Gibraltar Industries, Inc.
EMCO which manufacturers large, small, and micromesh expanded metal products for the filtration, architectural, security fencing, electro-chemical, agricultural, leisure, building products, and automotive markets operates manufacturing facilities in Hartlepool, England; and Hannover, Germany; and a warehouse/sales office in Poznan, Poland. EMCO serves customers in the United Kingdom, Germany, and elsewhere in Europe, China, and India. EMCO, which was formed in 1889, employs approximately 225 people and has annual sales of approximately $62 million (USD).
About Gibraltar Industries, Inc.
Gibraltar is a leading manufacturer, processor, and distributor of primarily metals for the building, vehicular, and industrial markets. Gibraltar serves a large number of customers in a variety of industries in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and Central and South America. It has approximately 3,600 employees and operates 77 facilities in 26 states, Canada, Mexico, England, Germany, and Poland.
About Lincoln International
Lincoln International Group (Lincoln International) specializes in merger and acquisition services and private capital raising for leading organizations involved in mid-market transactions. With offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, New York, and Paris, and strategic partnerships with China Everbright and other partner firms in Asia, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in the key global economies. The organization provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise, and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at www.lincolninternational.com.
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