CHICAGO, IL – Brook Park Holdings, LLC, (“BPH”), a U.S.-based private equity firm, today announced that it has sold Crowd Control Warehouse (“CCW”) to Brimar Industries, a portfolio company of Blue Point Capital Partners.
Brimar Industries is a vertically integrated supplier of safety signs, pipe markers, valve labels, and traffic and parking signs. Brimar’s mature operations, including a strong digital presence, will ensure a top-notch customer experience across the combined company. Blue Point’s strategic advice and shared resources add a layer of oversight to maximize the unique value of both companies.
CCW is the industry’s leading distributor of crowd control and security barriers. The business was a family business. Andrew Palchak has led the company’s growth since 2017 as CEO of CCW, and Dan Palchak and Mark Palchak (members of BPH management) have served on CCW’s Board of Directors.
“We are delighted to welcome the CCW team and customers to the Brimar family,” said Michael Schoenfeld, COO of Brimar. “The strengths of both organizations combined will add incredible value to our collective customers, and we look forward to working together to achieve our shared growth goals.”
“CCW has established itself as a true digital innovator and disruptor in the crowd control and security barrier industry. This investment is an excellent first step in the M&A expansion strategy we have planned for Brimar as a leading security products platform,” said Rick Soukup, Director of Blue Point. “In addition to M&A, the Blue Point team is looking forward to leveraging our Data & Digital and Supply Chain teams to help grow the business.”
“The combined value-added capabilities of Blue Point and Brimar made our choice extremely simple,” said Mark Palchak. “We look forward to building on our strategic growth initiatives and expanding CCW’s e-commerce platform with the additional support, resources and expertise of the Blue Point and Brimar teams. »
BPH thanks its exclusive financial advisor in the transaction, TM Capital (deal team led by Phil Krieger), whom we retained after evaluating several companies, due to their unparalleled understanding of the dynamics surrounding growth B2B e-commerce businesses fast, and also thanks its legal adviser Steve Prebish of Patzik, Frank & Samotny for his role in advising on the transaction and his indispensable advice throughout the process. We appreciate our advisors’ exceptional efforts to achieve the best outcome for the Crowd Control Warehouse organization. Our business partnerships mean everything to us, we are sincerely grateful to all of our team members who have been with us throughout the journey.