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Integrated Openings Solutions has partnered with Frontenac

Integrated Openings Solutions (IOS) has partnered with Frontenac. This partnership will enable IOS to accelerate expansion into new markets, broaden its product and service offering and continue to pursue strategic combinations with visionary founders of extraordinary businesses.

Founded by management in 2018, IOS is a value-added specialty distributor and service provider offering comprehensive commercial door, opening and access control solutions through a differentiated business model focused on being a one-stop-shop provider across the full lifecycle of an end user’s needs. IOS is headquartered in Olathe, Kansas, with additional locations in the St. Louis, Missouri, Huntsville, Alabama, and Tampa, Naples, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and has established itself as a super-regional market leader serving a diverse range of resilient end markets.

Frontenac is a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle market companies across the consumer, industrial and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with established operating leaders to build market-leading companies through transformational acquisitions and operational excellence.

Oaklins TM Capital in the US served as the exclusive financial advisor to Integrated Openings Solutions in connection with its partnership with Frontenac.

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“Our management team knew the day would come when we would have to align with a capital partner, and we knew that finding the right group to support our vision for growth while continuing to nurture the unique IOS culture would not be an easy task. We met Oaklins TM Capital through a referral and from day one they worked hard to understand this need of ours. As in all processes, there were twists and turns, yet the team did a great job of helping us keep our priorities aligned and our team focused on the mission at hand. In the end, our process was a very competitive one with many potential capital partners pursuing an opportunity to work with our business and our people. With Oaklins TM Capital’s guidance, we worked hard to make the right choice. In Frontenac we have found a partner that embraces our ambitious vision for growth and understands our desire to forever remain a people-first focused organization.”

Joe Lopez

CEO, Integrated Openings Solutions

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 Allan C. Cruickshanks

Allan C. Cruickshanks

Managing Director
Atlanta, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 James S. Grien

James S. Grien

Managing Director
Atlanta, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 Jarrad  Zalkin

Jarrad Zalkin

Managing Director
Boston, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 Tabb  Neblett

Tabb Neblett

Associate Director
Atlanta, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 Dylan  Finazzo

Dylan Finazzo

Associate
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital
 Claire  Nam

Claire Nam

Analyst
New York, United States
Oaklins TM Capital

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