Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is advising Associated Materials in connection with a proposed merger with affiliates of Strategic Value Partners (“SVPGlobal”), pursuant to a definitive Merger Agreement dated Jan. 25, 2022. After completion of the transaction, Associated Materials will be a portfolio company of SVPGlobal.
Associated Materials is a vertically integrated building products company with $1.6 billion in annual revenues and a market leader in vinyl windows, vinyl and composite cladding and metal siding and trim. Associated Materials introduced its Alside brand in 1947 and today owns leading brands, including Gentek Building Products, Mezzo and Regency windows, ASCEND and ALIGN composite cladding, Charter Oak and Sequoia Select vinyl siding, and Sierra Steel and Satinwood metal siding. Associated Materials has over 4,400 employees and operates 125 of its own Alside and Gentek distribution centers in the United States and Canada, along with 11 manufacturing facilities.
The deal is led by SRZ Partners Daniel Eisner and Kristine Manoukian, with the full deal team including:
Partners Seth R. Henslovitz, Ian L. Levin, Joseph Reich, Ronald E. Richman, Gregory D. Ruback, Gary Stein and Michael E. Swartz; Of Counsels Howard B. Epstein and Ronald B. Risdon; Special Counsels Michael G. Cutini, Adam B. Gartner, Scott A. Gold, Scott M. Kareff, Theodore A. Keyes, Gregory L. Kinzelman and Amiel Y. Mandel; Associates Jamie I. Freedman, Jacob A. Gach, Matthew L. Saathoff, Aaron Schwed and Sheuvaun F. Vernon; Law Clerks Abigail B. Castaldi and William J. Sobel; and former Schulte lawyer Jennifer A. Gordon.