BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Financial Advisor to JPW Industries, Inc. in its Sale to Gamut Capital Management, L.P.
On September 22, 2017, JPW Industries, Inc. (“JPW” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Tenex Capital Management (“Tenex”), was acquired by funds managed by Gamut Capital Management, L.P. (“Gamut”). BB&T Capital Markets served as financial advisor to JPW.
About the Companies
Headquartered in La Vergne, Tennessee and founded in 1958, JPW is a leading designer and value-added distributor of market-leading, branded, and consumable specialty shop tools and equipment for rugged applications across multiple end markets. JPW operates in six countries on three continents and has more than 270 employees worldwide.
Tenex Capital Management is a private equity firm that invests in middle-market companies. Tenex uses an in-house team of hybrid investment professionals skilled in operational leadership, investing and capital markets structuring to maximize long-term value creation. Tenex’s deep operating experience allows the firm to collaborate with management teams to capitalize on business and market opportunities. Tenex has successfully invested in a diverse range of industries, including industrials, manufacturing, and health and business services.
Founded in 2015 and headquartered in New York, Gamut Capital Management is a private investment firm managing $1 billion in assets focused on the middle market. Gamut was founded by Stan Parker and Jordan Zaken who have over 35 years of combined private equity investing experience across a wide range of industries, in a broad spectrum of traditional and non-traditional private equity structures, and throughout economic cycles. Gamut’s highly flexible investment strategy encompasses buyouts, minority equity, and corporate partnerships.
Commercial & Industrial
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About BB&T Capital Markets
BB&T Capital Markets offers an integrated platform of equity and debt underwriting, M&A advisory, corporate banking, and sales and trading. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, with offices throughout the US, we have specific expertise within 10 distinct industry verticals including Automotive Aftermarket; Commercial & Industrial; Education; Energy; Financial Services; Food & Agribusiness; Healthcare; Logistics & Transportation Services; Real Estate; and Retail & Consumer. Our commitment to industry expertise, combined with our resources as one of the nation's strongest financial institutions, strategically positions BB&T Capital Markets to build lasting relationships and contribute measurably to the long-term success of our clients.