Building Material & Supply

Fort Dearborn has led profit improvement, turnaround, debt restructuring, and M&A engagements in the building materials and construction supply market, guiding companies through various challenges including declining sales, losses of major customers, and other significant business disruptions. 

Our clients have included manufacturers and distributors that provide lumber, flooring, windows & doors, ceilings and drywall, paint and other interior products, plumbing and electrical products/services and more.

Highlighted Engagements

$200M
Revenue

distributor of lumber and manufacturer of wood mill work products

$200M
Revenue

producer and distributor of ready-mix concrete, concrete block, cement and related supplies

$165M
Revenue

ready mix concrete supplier

$90M
Revenue

manufacturer and distributor of hardwood lumber and flooring

$60M
Revenue

lumber wholesaler / trader

$50M
Revenue

pre-stress concrete manufacturer and contractor

$50M
Revenue

distributor of value-added branded building supplies

$40M
Revenue

manufacturing, packaging and distribution of Perlite

$35M
Revenue

lumber distributor

$35M
Revenue

office cabinets, wood panel, trim and desk contractor

$32M
Revenue

concrete construction and design

$30M
Revenue

woodworking cabinet manufacturer

$25M
Revenue

lumber distributor

$25M
Revenue

wood flooring manufacturer

$15M
Revenue

masonry and construction products distributor

$15M
Revenue

Plumbing and HVAC supply/parts distributor

$12M
Revenue

sales and rental for contractor tools & equipment

$10M
Revenue

distribution of metal and wood doors and architectural hardware

$10M
Revenue

designer carpet and flooring

$10M
Revenue

commercial and industrial HVAC, piping and millwright contractor

$10M
Revenue

construction material supplier

Experienced Professionals

FDP News

Sep - 20

Jim Sandberg Joins Fort Dearborn

Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that Jim Sandberg has joined the firm as a Senior Associate.

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Jul - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Private High School

Chicago, IL - Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that we served as exclusive financial advisor to a private high school for the refinancing of $13,000,000 in... Read More

Jul - 20

July 2020 Newsletter

Since early March, we have monitored the impact of COVID-19 on our client base. As expected, early results display widely divergent financial performance - some industries have... Read More