BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Frontenac Company in the sale of SIGMA to an Investor Group Comprised of Management and Affiliates of Fairfax Financial
On August 2, 2017, SIGMA International Group, Inc. (“SIGMA" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Frontenac Company (“Frontenac”), was acquired by an investor group comprised of management and affiliates of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, a Canadian public company. BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Frontenac.
About the Companies
SIGMA is a nationally recognized supplier and partner to customers offering a wide range of waterworks, fire protection, drainage solutions, and OEM products. For more information, please visit www.sigmaco.com.
Frontenac is a leading private equity firm, based in Chicago. The firm focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the food, industrial, and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with proven operating leaders, through its executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, to identify, acquire, and build market leading companies through transformational acquisitions and operational excellence. The firm has built a leading franchise working with over 225 owners of mid-sized businesses, almost always families or founders, as they address complex transition issues of liquidity, management enhancement, and growth planning. For more information, please visit www.frontenac.com.
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