We represented Firestone Building Products, LLC in its acquisition of Gaco Western, a leader in innovative silicone roofing systems and provider of top-tier waterproofing and spray foam insulation solutions for a variety of commercial and residential applications. The transaction strengthens Firestone's industry leadership in commercial roofing and offers positions in residential and commercial building products, reinforcing its commitment to be a leader in the building envelope solution. The acquisition closed in April 2017. Financial details of the transaction were not publicly disclosed.
Gaco is privately-owned producer of silicone polyurethanes, epoxies and acrylic liquid coatings for roofs, decking and waterproofing products under the GacoFlex GacoRoofFoam and GacoWallFoam.
Firestone Building Products Company, LLC is part of Bridgestone Americas, the largest subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation – the world's largest tire and rubber company – and is a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" product portfolio for commercial building performance solutions.