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Form Tech has been acquired by White Cap

Kirtland Capital Partners has sold Form Tech Concrete Forms, Inc. (Form Tech) to White Cap L.P.

Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Walled Lake, Michigan, Form Tech is the leading independent provider of concrete forming and shoring rental equipment and related consumables serving the southeast, midwest and mid-Atlantic regions of the USA.

White Cap and its affiliates serve as a one-stop distributor of specialty concrete accessories and chemicals, tools and equipment, building materials and fasteners, erosion and waterproofing products and safety products to professional contractors through its approximately 450 branches.

Kirtland Capital Partners is a Cleveland-based private equity firm focused on investing in family and founder-owned businesses.

Oaklins TM Capital in the US served as the exclusive financial advisor to Form Tech Concrete Forms, a portfolio company of Kirtland Capital Partners. Oaklins TM Capital is a market leader in the equipment rental and dealer sectors, having completed 12 transactions since January 2021, with an aggregate value of US$2.2 billion, while publishing authoritative industry research.

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“We have known the TM team for decades and appreciate their senior partner-led business model, broad experience across the construction and building products sector, and, in particular, their expertise with rental business models. The entire team rolled-up their sleeves as promised and was a great partner to our management team and Kirtland. The team positioned the company’s sophisticated offering and strong financial performance to attract the attention of an industry leader such as White Cap. We truly appreciated their efforts and guidance during the process.”

Jim Foley

Partner, Kirtland Capital Partners

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David M. Felts

Managing Director
Atlanta, United States
Oaklins TM Capital

Paul R. Smolevitz

Managing Director
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital

Tabb Neblett

Associate Director
Atlanta, United States
Oaklins TM Capital

Ariel Fieldman

Associate
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital

Joseph Kapur

Associate
Boston, United States
Oaklins TM Capital

Reid Balser

Analyst
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital

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