The Sterling Group Completes the Sale of Roofing Supply Group, LLC

HOUSTON, TEXAS (May 31, 2012) – The Sterling Group, a middle market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, today announced that they have finalized the sale of Roofing Supply Group, LLC (“RSG”) to funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC (“CD&R”).  RSG is the fourth largest distributor of roofing supplies and related materials in the United States, with 59 locations in 24 states.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. RSG has grown significantly in recent years, driven by strategic and operational initiatives undertaken by The Sterling Group in partnership with management. Since Sterling acquired RSG from its founders in 2006, EBITDA increased by more than 50% despite a record decline in housing starts that has yet to …

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The Sterling Group, L.P. completes the sale of Hudson Products Holdings, Inc.

HOUSTON (August 25, 2008) – The Sterling Group, L.P., a middle-market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, today announced that they have finalized the sale of Hudson Products Holdings, Inc. to Riverstone Holdings LLC. Since 1939, Hudson Products (www.hudsonproducts.com) has designed and manufactured air-cooled heat exchanger equipment to serve the oil, gas, and petrochemical processing industries. Through continuous innovation, Hudson became the pioneer in this field, developing internationally recognized trademarks such as Fin-Fan® Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers, Hy-Fin® Extruded Finned Tubing, and Tuf-Lite® and Tuf-Lite II® FRP Axial Flow Fans for Air coolers, cooling towers, condensers, chillers, and HVAC applications. Hudson’s premier products and reputation for supplying the highest quality, reliability, and service in the industry has resulted in an …

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The Sterling Group Completes Sale Of Exopack

HOUSTON (October 17, 2005) – Private equity firm The Sterling Group, L.P. today announced that they have finalized the sale of Exopack Holding Corp. to Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Exopack offers one of the broadest product offerings in the flexible packaging industry, supplying both industrial and consumer markets with a variety of paper and plastic packaging options. 2004 revenues were approximately $510 million. Exopack was purchased in 2001 from International Paper and held in The Sterling Group’s Fund I. The operating subsidiary, Exopack LLC, will continue under the leadership of President and CEO Stan Bikulege. “Exopack exemplifies our investment philosophy – to partner with the management and employees, focus on strategic initiatives to grow the business and create value for …

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