Posts Tagged ‘ Building Industry Advisors ’

Builders FirstSource Announces Plans to Acquire ProBuild

Apr 13th, 2015

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*+-$1.63 billion is all it takes to become America’s largest building materials supplier. In a massive deal, Builders FirstSource Inc. will acquire ProBuild Holdings in an all-cash transaction. It took ProBuild nearly 10 years to become big enough to buy. The company was created in 2006 by an investment group and grew to one of […]

Northeast Window & Door Association Holds Summer Meeting in Atlantic City, N.J.

Jun 9th, 2014

*+-The Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) hosted its membership Summer Conference June 2-3 at Caesars Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The conference featured a number of speakers, including Joe Reed of Architectural Testing, who discussed the complexity facing manufacturers as they navigate multiple states using multiple building codes and possible overlapping performance […]

Door and Window Industry Benchmark Survey Now Available

Mar 24th, 2014

*+-You must be a manufacturer of doors, windows or skylights to complete this survey. Building Industry Advisors and Door and Window Market (DWM) magazine have announced the launch of the Door & Window Industry Benchmark Survey for year-end 2013. The survey is now available for door and window manufacturers to complete and may be accessed […]

Building Industry Advisors and DWM to Release Industry Benchmark Survey

Feb 24th, 2014

*+-Building Industry Advisors and Door and Window Market (DWM) magazine have announced the launch of the Door & Window Industry Benchmark Survey for year-end 2013. With the recovery of the industry having gained considerable momentum, now is an ideal time for door and window manufacturers to compare their financial and operational performance with that of […]

Special Series: Securing Equity Capital

Nov 26th, 2013

*+-Most door and window dealers are not large enough to secure equity capital from traditional channels, such as private equity funds, family offices or pension funds, says Michael Collins, partner, Building Industry Advisors. There are, however, often overlooked sources of equity available to smaller businesses. In the next few weeks, DWM will explore with Collins the opportunities available and ways to secure capital.

More Signs of the Recovery

Nov 26th, 2012

*+-What do one of the greatest investors of all times and one of the top economists in the country have in common? They both think it’s a great time to buy a house. Warren Buffett has made a number of investments designed to profit as the housing industry recovers. The most recent of these acquisitions […]

Michael Collins Takes on New Role as Partner at Building Industry Advisors

Sep 21st, 2012

*+-Michael Collins, DWM columnist and blogger, now serves as managing director and partner of Building Industry Advisors LLC, which is a recently formed affiliate of Building Industry Partners. Collins, previously with Jordan Knauff and Co., says he is pleased that his new company has a singular focus on the building products industry. Building Industry Partners […]