News Posts from 2023

Eastern Metal Supply Completes Sale of its Eastern Architectural Systems Division

Rosemont, IL — December 20, 2023 – Eastern Metal Supply (“EMS”), one of the largest value-added distributors of aluminum products in the U.S. and a Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) portfolio company, today announced the sale of its Eastern Architectural Systems division (“EAS”) to Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. (“Cornerstone Building Brands”), the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America by sales.

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Wynnchurch Capital Announces Team Expansion

Rosemont, IL – November 28, 2023 — Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today the addition of Brett Burns as an Associate to our investment team. In addition, we are pleased to announce that we have expanded our finance and administration teams to include Yuri Douglas, Moe Alsabah, Justin Musialowicz, Colleen Arnold, and Jessica Exposito.

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Trimlite Acquires Francis-Schulze Company

Rosemont, IL – September 22, 2023 – Trimlite Equity, L.P. (“Trimlite” or the Company”), a Wynnchurch Capital portfolio company, announced that it has acquired Francis-Schulze Company (“F‑S” or Francis-Schulze”). Members of the Francis and Schulze families will continue as shareholders in Trimlite. Financial terms were not disclosed. Francis-Schulze is a leading value-added distributor of exterior door products and hardware. Founded in 1957 and headquartered in Russia, Ohio, Francis-Schulze has developed a strong presence across the Ohio Valley by providing high quality products and value-added services to its diverse network of customers. 

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Wynnchurch Capital Exits Midland Industries

Rosemont, IL – September 5, 2023 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has sold Midland Industries, LLC (“Midland” or the Company”) to Gemspring Capital Management, LLC (“Gemspring”). Wynnchurch also coinvested alongside Gemspring in the transaction.

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Premier Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Tom Fitzgerald

Rosemont, IL –May 10, 2023 – Premier Franchise Management (“Premier”), the largest U.S. residential pool-build and pool-service franchisor, announced that it has appointed Tom Fitzgerald, Chief Financial Officer for Planet Fitness (NYSE: PLNT), to its Board of Directors.

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