Fulham & Co. has sold EMSEAL to Sika Corporation

Lincoln International (“Lincoln”), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that it represented Fulham & Co. (“Fulham”) in the sale of EMSEAL Joint Systems, Ltd. (“EMSEAL” or the “Company”) to Sika Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, with additional manufacturing in Toronto, Canada, EMSEAL is a leading innovator, designer and manufacturer of structural expansion joints and sealants.The Company’s broad and customizable portfolio of proprietary and patented products ensures continuity-of-seal against water, fire, heat, cold, air and sound. EMSEAL serves new and retrofit nonresidential construction end markets, including corporate offices, education, parking structures, healthcare, bridges and stadiums. For more information about EMSEAL, go to www.emseal.com.

This transaction represents another important deal for Lincoln’s highly active building products subsector, which has now closed 31 transactions globally since the beginning of 2015. “Lincoln is a leader in the building products industry” said Bill Vitello, Operating Executive of Fulham. “They managed an efficient process that led to a great outcome for EMSEAL’s management team and shareholders.”

Lester Hensley, CEO of EMSEAL, added, “Lincoln’s end market experience allowed them to quickly recognize EMSEAL’s value proposition and effectively articulate the investment opportunity to the market. We are excited about the outcome of this process and look forward to partnering with Sika Corporation in the next chapter of the Company’s growth story.”

Lincoln acted as the exclusive investment banking representative for Fulham and EMSEAL in this transaction, working closely with the Company’s management team throughout the sale process. This included managing the preparatory, marketing and diligence phases of the process.

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