AMERICO HAS BEEN ACQUIRED BY FIBRIX FILTRATION, A PORTFOLIO COMPANY OF BRANFORD CASTLE
Prestwick is pleased announce the sale of Americo to Fibrix Filtration, a portfolio company of Branford Castle. Prestwick acted as the exclusive advisor to Americo and its private equity sponsor, Blue Sage Capital. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Americo Manufacturing (www.americomfg.com), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of sustainable, technical nonwoven products for diverse, high-demand applications, including floor care products for the cleaning & hygiene (a.k.a. Jan / San) industry, as well as products for building materials, geotextiles, and filtration industries. Americo has been at the forefront of “green” nonwovens made with 100% recycled PET fibers and water-based resins and introduced Full Cycle® enhanced biodegradation technology for disposable nonwoven materials.
Fibrix Filtration is a leading manufacturer of nonwoven filtration materials for HVAC, paint collection, liquid, evaporative cooling, and specialty filters. Headquartered in Mooresville, North Carolina, Fibrix Filtration serves over 300 customers through its 4 facilities and 8 production lines. Fibrix Filtration’s portfolio of products, technologies, and proprietary processes have been developed from more than 50 years of innovation and application knowledge. More information is available at www.fibrixfiltration.com.
Branford Castle is a private market investor focusing on lower-middle-market investments, with more than 30 years of helping to grow businesses. Branford has particular expertise in industrials/specialty manufacturing, consumer products, business services and logistics.