FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – October 15, 2020 – A multi-disciplinary Buchanan team represented Carpenter Contractors of America in the sale of its fabricated lumber components and field installation services businesses in the Midwest, Carolinas and Florida to Kodiak Building Partners, a building materials supply chain company whose portfolio consists of a diverse mix of businesses that span residential, remodeling and commercial building sectors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Kodiak acknowledged that this is the company's largest acquisition in its nine-year history.
“The work ethic and capability of each attorney on the Buchanan team made it possible to close a complicated transaction in a very challenging time,” Ken Thiel, president, Carpenter Contractors of America.
The Buchanan team was led by Robert Jones and included Corporate attorneys Perry Patterson, Meghan Foyle, Christopher Toner, Sarah Tobias; Litigation and Antitrust attorneys Carrie Amezcua, and Melissa Ihnat; Tax attorneys Bruce Booken and Christopher Dingman; Labor & Employment attorneys Jaime Tuite and David Laurent; Employee Benefits attorney Howard Kline; Restrictive Covenant attorney Richard Salazar and Environmental attorney Ronald Noble.
Buchanan’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice manages complex acquisitions, including stock-for-stock mergers, management buyouts, tender offers, cross-border transactions and carve-out transactions, with the seamless application of resources across disciplines and in a wide range of industries, such as energy, biotechnology, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, computer technology, retail and many others.