Thomas Pipe & Supply Co. has been acquired by Winsupply Inc. Quarton International acted as the exclusive investment banking advisor to Thomas Pipe and Gen Cap America, Inc.
Thomas Pipe & Supply Co. is Arizona’s leading wholesale distributor of industrial pipe, valves, and fittings. The Company carries a complete line of PVF and related accessories, including over 10,000 SKUs sourced from more than 300 domestic and international manufacturers. The Company’s products are used in diverse applications, including airports, apartment buildings, corporate office buildings, hospitals and medical campuses, hotels, industrial processing facilities, manufacturing facilities, schools, stadiums and university buildings. Thomas Pipe is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
Winsupply Inc. is a leading supplier of residential and commercial construction and industrial supplies and equipment headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The privately-held company has nearly 600 wholesaling locations in 45 states and offers entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to own a meaningful part of the local business. Collectively, Winsupply is known as “The Winsupply Family of Companies” and includes companies conducting business-to-business wholesale distribution of supplies and equipment in plumbing and heating; hydronics; pipe, valves and fittings; HVAC and refrigeration; electrical; fastening hardware; waterworks and utility; pumps; turf irrigation and landscape; and fire system fabrication.
Gen Cap America, Inc. is a Nashville-based private equity firm that provides equity for management buyouts, division spinoffs, and recapitalizations of profitable, well-established lower middle market businesses. The firm invests in a wide variety of industry sectors including energy, materials, industrials, consumer staples, healthcare and information technology.