John Lawrie Group Ltd.

Overview

Deal Type Mergers & Acquisitions
Client & Transactional Partners John Lawrie Group Ltd.
Rubicon Partners
Center Rock Capital Partners
Our Role Sell-Side Advisor

Summary

KeyBanc Capital Markets (KBCM), in collaboration with Clearwater International (CWI), advised John Lawrie Group Ltd. (JLG or the Company), a portfolio company of Rubicon Partners (Rubicon), on its successful sale to Center Rock Capital Partners (Center Rock). The transaction closed on November 7, 2022. KBCM was selected to serve as Sell-Side Advisor based on our industry-leading metals investment banking practice, deep industry expertise and market relationships, and proven track-record of successful M&A execution.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, John Lawrie is a value-added processor and distributor of steel tubular and piling products primarily used in construction and infrastructure applications. Operating out of six facilities in the US and two in the UK, the Company’s scale offers its customers a unique global supply network and the necessary technical and logistical support to meet their project demands. Customers rely on John Lawrie for reliable, high-quality surplus and secondary steel tubular products that are delivered with short lead times and unmatched customer service.

Rubicon Partners is a hands-on investment partnership focused on the acquisition of complex industrial businesses in the UK. Over the past 29 years, Rubicon has invested in 79 businesses across the manufacturing, distribution and service sectors, ranging in value from £15M to £250M. Rubicon focuses on opportunities for long-term value creation through working closely with company management in addressing strategic opportunities and operational performance.

Center Rock is a Midwest-based private equity firm focused on building leading industrial companies in the lower middle market. Center Rock seeks industrial manufacturing, industrial services and industrial distribution companies headquartered in North America, often with multinational operations and locations that serve both domestic and global markets.

Recent Deals

November 2022

Mount Union Senior Lofts

$20MM

Construction loan & LIHTC equity

Construction
Low Income Housing Tax Credits

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The Heron apartments

$20 Million

High Leverage Bridge Loan

Bridge

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$500 Million

Sell-Side Advisor

Mergers & Acquisitions

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$185 Million

Exclusive Sell-Side Advisor

Mergers & Acquisitions

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Caesars Entertainment 

$3 Billion

Senior Secured Credit Facilities

Syndication Agent

Debt Capital Markets

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Richland Marketplace

 

$16.79 Million

Acquisition

Lender

Life Company

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September 2022

 

$90 Million

Senior Secured Credit Facilities

Left Lead Arranger
Joint Bookrunner
Administrative Agent

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Marylhurst Commons

$58.7 Million

Construction
Freddie Mac
Low Income Housing Tax Credits

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September 2022

 

$153 Million

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing

Structuring Agent

Debt Capital Markets

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$260 Million

First Mortgage Bonds

Joint Lead Placement Agent

Private Placement

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Southern Col MidCo, LLC

$170 Million

Senior Secured Notes

Joint Lead Placement Agent

Private Placement

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$130 Million

First Mortgage Bonds

Joint Lead Placement Agent

Private Placement

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Northern States Power Company (a Wisconsin Corporation)

$100 Million

First Mortgage Bonds

Sole Placement Agent

Private Placement

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$600 Million

Delayed Draw Term Loan

$700 Million

Bridge Revolver

Joint Lead Arranger
Joint Bookrunner

Debt Capital Markets

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Welltower 

$750 Million

Unitranche Joint Venture

First mortgage financing available for seniors housing & skilled nursing facilities

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September 2022

Welltower 

$5.2 Billion

Senior Unsecured Credit Facility

Joint Lead Arranger
Administrative Agent

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