Paramax advised JK Findings on its sale to Latitude 27 Capital

About the Transaction The seller, J.K. Jewelry, Inc. d/b/a/ JK Findings, headquartered in Rochester, New York with offices in Hong Kong, is a leading manufacturer of precious metal findings. Mr. John Kaupp founded the business in 1975 as a wholesale distributor of Italian gold chains, selling to retailers. Over time, Mr. Kaupp, along with his … Continued

Paramax Corporation Adds Joseph D. Donovan, Senior Vice President, to its Expanding Transaction Team

Paramax Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Joseph Donovan to the Paramax Team effective January 15, 2020. Joe brings over 20 years of broad finance related experience to Paramax that included operating, banking, and transaction advisory roles. He advises clients on M&A transactions for all industries and has specialized experience with companies in … Continued

Paramax advised Philip Rosenau Co., Inc. on its sale to Imperial Dade, a portfolio company of Bain Capital, LP. Paramax served as the exclusive M&A advisor to Philip Rosenau Co., Inc. on this transaction

About the Transaction Philip Rosenau Co., Inc. (“Rosenau”) is a distributor of janitorial supplies to customers across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Headquartered in Warminster, PA (a suburb of Philadelphia), the Company also offers packaging and foodservice disposable products. Rosenau distributes its line of premier products to building service contractors, government & education entities, … Continued

Paramax Corporation is pleased to announce the sale of Chemical Design, Inc. to Zeton International Inc. Paramax served as exclusive M&A advisor to Chemical Design, Inc. on this transaction

About the Transaction Chemical Design, Inc. (“CDI”) designs, engineers, and supplies process equipment used in purification, filtration, and separation processes. Founded in 1959, the Western New York-based Company’s expert knowledge is applied in systems for air separation, refining and petrochemicals, natural gas, hydrogen, poly crystal silicon, and other specialty applications. CDI’s customers include educational institutions, … Continued

Paramax Corporation advised GTI Industries, Inc. on its sale to SupplyOne, Inc., a subsidiary of Wellspring Capital Management LLC. Paramax served as the exclusive M&A advisor to GTI on this transaction.

About the Transaction GTI Industries, Inc. is a leading distributor of industrial packaging solutions throughout the Southeastern United States. Founded in 1972, the Miami-based Company serves the food and beverage, industrial, and pharmaceutical markets. In addition to its core standard and custom industrial packaging offerings, the Company provides a portfolio of complementary products that includes … Continued

Paramax advised Strauss Paper Company, Inc. on its sale to Imperial Dade, a subsidiary of Audax Group

About the Transaction Strauss Paper Company is consistently ranked among the 20 largest distributors of janitorial supplies and equipment in the United States, and is the leading Jan-San distributor in New York City’s commercial office building market. Founded in 1943, the Port Chester, NY based Strauss Paper distributes its line of premier Jan-San products primarily … Continued

Paramax Corporation is pleased to announce the sale of EMK Safety Group, Inc. (d/b/a Worldwide Protective Products) to Protective Industrial Products, Inc., a portfolio company of the Audax Group.

About the Transaction Worldwide Protective Products (“Worldwide”) designs and manufactures personal protective equipment for workers in high-risk industries. Worldwide designs and manufactures cut-resistant knit gloves, sleeves and garments, and steel mesh protective equipment, and has been long recognized for its knitting and yarn technologies, as well as its custom design capabilities. The company was founded … Continued