Williams Equipment & Supply acquired by Construction Supply Group, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group

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Williams Equipment & Supply (“WESCO” or the “Company”) was acquired by Construction Supply Group, a portfolio company of The Sterling Group. EdgePoint Capital (“EdgePoint”) initiated the transaction, led the negotiations of the sale and served as the exclusive sell-side advisor to Williams Equipment & Supply. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Memphis, TN, WESCO is a leading regional distributor of construction supply materials and equipment, operating a 12-branch network in the Mid-South U.S.  Offering a unique and high value array of specialty supplies and rental equipment, WESCO has become the preferred supplier of critical materials to professional regional and national construction firms completing projects throughout the Mid-South.

Construction Supply Group, headquartered in Denver, CO, is a leading distributor of specialty construction materials, accessories and tools, primarily for professional concrete and masonry contractors in the U.S. and Canada.  Headquartered in Houston, TX, The Sterling Group is a private equity investment firm with investments in basic manufacturing, distribution and industrial services companies.

EdgePoint is a leading investment banking firm focused on providing middle market business owners with merger and acquisition advisory services.

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