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Prairie Represents Active Roofing in its Sale to Woodlawn Partners & Lightspring Capital Partners
By: Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.
Established in 1965 and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Active Roofing is an industrial-commercial-
Located in Chicago, Illinois, Woodlawn Partners acquires businesses and becomes directly involved in helping them to achieve their long-term potential. The company's primary responsibility is to provide continued opportunities for employees and value to customers while also tailoring each transaction and succession strategy around a business owner's personal and financial needs. With offices in Chicago, Illinois and Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lightspring Capital Partners is a private investment firm dedicated to partnering with lower middle market businesses to build value. With a focus on providing first institutional capital to small businesses, Lightspring invests in support of founder and family-owned businesses that are experiencing a transition in ownership.
"We believe that Active Roofing's full-service offering, high-quality craftsmanship and dedicated staff are unmatched in the industry, and we welcomed the opportunity to advise the Company in this transaction. Woodlawn and Lightspring are excellent partners to assist the Active Roofing team in executing on the significant growth opportunities in the roofing industry," said Tom DeSimone, Director at Prairie. "This transaction represents another successful engagement completed by Prairie's Investment Banking group as we continue our dedication to serving middle-market family and founder-owned businesses,"
About Prairie Capital Advisors
Prairie offers investment banking, ESOP advisory, valuations & opinions and financial reporting valuations to support the growth and ownership transition strategies of middle-market companies. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, the company is a leading advisor to closely-held companies nationwide. For more information, visit www.prairiecap.com.
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Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.