Building Materials

The Building Materials practice is comprehensively focused on the entire building products supply chain – from raw materials to finished products to services and installation and through to distribution and retail.

The team has held a broad range of executive and operational roles within industry, as well as served as advisor to small and large multi-national companies in assisting them implement strategies to improve profitability and expand markets for their products. The group’s deep sector knowledge, including strong product and market understanding across the supply chain, better enables it to constructively assess opportunities and maximize transaction outcomes.

Team members have represented companies across a broad spectrum of the industrial marketplace, from raw materials through finished products. Sector experience includes advanced coatings, engineering thermoplastics, high performance polymers, specialty thermoplastics, commodity resins, construction materials, industrial minerals, and exterior and interior building products, among others. 

Relevant Transactions


Jon Tebol, Mike Fischer, Stu Kemper, Steve Van Kouteren, Lou Rossi, Ken Jacobson

Note: The Fairmont Minerals transaction was led by Mr. Tebol while at Tucker Anthony Sutro and supported by Mr. Van Kouteren as an independent sector consultant. Mr Van Kouteren was involved in the execution of the ECC transaction as an independent sector consultant at Kline & Company. The M.A. Hanna transactions were executed by Mr. Jacobson in his operating capacity with that company, while the Syroco and Copolymer transactions were supported by Mr. Jacobson in his capacity as an independent sector consultant to those companies.