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Attention – Middle-Market Private Equity

& Mezzanine Investors & Lenders

 

ENCORE CONFERENCE

 

Private Equity Investing in

Building Products & Furnishings Companies

Cornerstones of the Middle-Market Economy

 

Attendance Is Limited --

Register Now


CHAIRED BY
Ira Starr, Managing Director
Long Point Capital, Inc.

Insights from 20 Expert Speakers!

W. Howard Armistead, Mann Armistead & Epperson Ltd.

Richard N. Baum, Consumer Growth Partners LLC
Jeffrey W. Corum, Lincoln International LLC
David E. Johnson, Johnson Group Consulting LLC
S. Matthew Katz, FdG Associates LP

Michael G. Lux, Crowe Horwath LLP
Jon M. Mahan, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel

Ryan J. Mitchell, BB&T Capital Markets

Anthony J. Norris, Ropes & Gray LLP

Chad E. Peterson, Victory Park Capital

William J. Pulte, Pulte Capital Partners LLC
M. Tatum Pursell, Unlimited Horizons Inc.

Andreas K. Rothe, Harsco Infrastructure
Peter H. Rothschild, Daroth Capital Advisors LLC

Christopher E. Yankowich, Masco Bath

 

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FULL-DAY CONFERENCE

Thursday, June 20, 2013

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

New York City

 

 

Designed to Meet the Needs of GPs, LPs & Managers of Buyout, Growth Equity, Mezzanine, & Lending Funds, as well as Independent Sponsors, Operating Partners, Portfolio Company Managers, and the Bankers, Lawyers, Accountants & Other Advisors Who Support Them

Faculty | Schedule | Registration | Location | Sponsorship | Audio Package |

It’s easy to see why private equity firms are enthusiastic about investing in the building products & services and the home & commercial furnishings marketplaces. 

 

Where else can you invest in high-growth but low-tech markets that are so predictable, and are so likely to double in the next three to five years?

 

After all, new window technology is unlikely to appear out of nowhere.  Roofing materials don’t change every year.  Yet the industry is red-hot -- many investors anticipate 20%, 30%, even 40% growth over the next two years.

 

What’s more, consider furnishings.  The fortunes of thos important allied arenas move in sync with building products and services.  As new residences are bought, and new commercial buildings are constructed, what goes inside the finished spaces makes just as compelling a story as the parts used to put them together.

 

So, by popular demand, The Capital Roundtable is pleased to announce an ENCORE full-day conference on Thursday, June 20th, in New York City

 

Whether you’re an experienced or new investor in these marketplaces, plan now to attend --

Private Equity Investing in Building Products

& Furnishings Companies --

Cornerstones of the Middle-Market Economy

 

You’ll learn the private equity investing trends and strategies that will define 2013, 2014, and beyond. 

 

Sign up for this conference by April 26, and we’ll speed welcome savings your way with our special Early Bird Discount -- a generous savings of $400!

 

You’ll find out which industry segments are the most exciting places to be.  We’ll thoroughly explore the impact of these robust market harbingers --

  • The National Association of Home Builders forecasts a 21.5% increase in housing starts in 2013 over 2012.
  • The Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) is projecting near-20% growth in homeowner improvement spending by the third quarter of 2013.
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association expects 2013 will show a 24% improvement over the past year in new residential construction activity, and 2014 will show an even stronger 31% improvement.

 

With these outlooks, the biggest challenge facing building products and home furnishings companies isn’t sequestration or layoffs or cost-cutting — it’s how to increase output. Adding capacity through additional shifts or restarting previously idled plants can lead to a market share advantage — but if competitors follow suit and overcapacity results, prices may have to fall.  Regardless, it’s a good problem to have.

 

Register Now To Receive Our Early Bird Discount

 

Here are just 6 important reasons you should attend this conference: 

  1. Hear how investors’ optimism about the economy is fueling this powerful upwards trend.
  2. Understand why sellers are returning to the market and there will be more companies to acquire.
  3. Realize how transportation costs affect building products industry and why local sourcing is predominant.
  4. Learn how information services trends such as the use of Business Information Modeling can affect investors.
  5. Discover how sourcing of furniture and appliances is changing the home furnishings marketplace.
  6. On the other hand, identify the warning signs that you might be overpaying for growth.

 

To chair this timely conference, we’re delighted to welcome back Ira Starr, Managing Director of Long Point Capital, a middle-market private equity firm with offices in New York City and Royal Oak, Michigan.  Long Point manages over $315 million of capital, with building products giant Masco Corp. as its leading investor.

Ira is a founding partner of Long Point, and has significant expertise in the building products, construction services, professional services, home furnishings, and industrial manufacturing sectors.  At Long Point, Ira has overseen 12 building product deals in their last couple of funds, ranging from commodity to value-added building products, distribution, and engineering and architectural services.

 

Focusing on investments in entrepreneur-owned and family-owned companies, Ira has been an active private equity investor in middle-market transactions for over 25 years.

 

He serves on the boards of portfolio companies such as --

  • CHA, a full-service infrastructure engineering and planning firm
  • EYP, an architecture-engineering firm serving the federal government and higher education markets
  • UMA Enterprises, a leading importer and wholesaler of home décor products

 

Prior to founding Long Point, Ira was a partner at Morgan Lewis Githens & Ahn and served on the boards of a number of its portfolio companies.  He was also an investment banker with Merrill Lynch and a management consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Ira received a BSE from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

 

Register Now to Hear 20 Experts Deconstruct This High-Growth Industry

 

This conference on June 20th will bring you four panel discussions led by our chair and featuring shared insights from 20 top PE professionals who are all successful investors in building products, building services and home furnishing companies. You will hear from GPs, operating executives, investment bankers, lenders, consultants, and more -- offering real-world perspectives, lessons learned and industry outlooks, plus insights on managing current portfolio companies.

 

Plus, you will find out about recent notable building products & furnishings deals including --

  • Altamont Capital Partners’ acquisition of Washington-based windows and sliding glass door manufacturer Cascade Windows.
  • Pfingsten Partners’ acquisition of Florida-based Industrial Lighting Products, a manufacturer of commercial lighting fixtures.
  • Clearview Capital’s sale of Louisville-based furniture importer Hillsdale Furniture to an investor group led by Brookside Equity Partners.
  • BlackEagle Partners portfolio company US LBM Holdings’ acquisition of Superior, Wisconsin-based H&H Lumber, a provider of building materials and services to homebuilders, specialty contractors and professional remodelers.

By attending this Capital Roundtable conference, you’ll gain new appreciation for this bedrock industry and new confidence to stake your claim. We’ll be answering such questions as:

  • Where should investors look for the best opportunities within construction materials, building products, and home furnishings for 2013?
  • How do you avoid overpaying for growth in such a rapidly expanding marketplace?
  • What multiples are common for high-quality companies?
  • Will home buyers pay a premium for green construction? What about commercial property buyers like governments, universities, or big box retailers?
  • Is the trend strongest in single-family residential? Multi-family housing? Evenly split?
  • Is this a good time to get the jump on strategics that are not yet active in the marketplace?
  • How are material substitutions, such as synthetics in place of wood, affecting the industry?
  • Is it important that companies be proactive with social media outreach to homeowners, builders, and contractors?
  • How eager are lenders to finance deals in this segment?
  • What are the best practices of managing building products and home furnishings portfolio companies?

                   Register Now to Build Valuable Contacts Through Our Networking Opportunities

The day’s agenda includes ample time to let you --

  • Meet fellow attendees and featured speakers
  • Enhance your personal database with valuable connections
  • Share both ideas and business cards
  • If you’re an attorney or advisor – Meet new potential clients
  • If you work as an executive search professional – Meet potential prospects

And remember, you’ll benefit from a generous discount of $400 off our regular price, simply by making your reservations for this conference by April 26, 2013.

And keep in mind this conference is certain to fill up quickly, so you’ll want to register as soon as possible to assure yourself a seat. To avoid disappointment, please contact Mara Kane today to confirm your attendance at 212-832-7300 ext. 0 or mkane@capitalroundtable.com

Register Now to Receive Our Early Bird Discount. 

You will benefit from a discount of $400 off our regular price, simply by making your reservations for this conference before April 26, 2013.

And keep in mind this conference is certain to fill up quickly, so you’ll want to register as soon as possible to assure yourself a seat. To avoid disappointment, please contact Mara Kane today to confirm your attendance at 212-832-7300 ext. 0 or mkane@capitalroundtable.com.

 

We look forward to having you join us on June 20th.

 

This conference is being produced by The Capital Roundtable, America’s leading conference organization focusing on “need-to-know” information for professionals in the middle-market private equity community.  For more information about The Capital Roundtable’s 30 annual conferences and other events and programs, please visit www.capitalroundtable.com.

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Faculty

Chaired By

  • Ira Starr, Managing Director, Long Point Capital, Inc.

Hosted By

  • Burt Alimansky, Chairman & CEO, The Capital Roundtable

Speakers

  • W. Howard Armistead, Managing Director, Mann Armistead & Epperson Ltd.
  • Richard N. Baum, Managing Partner, Consumer Growth Partners LLC
  • Jeffrey W. Corum, Managing Director, Lincoln International LLC
  • David E. Johnson, Managing Partner, Johnson Group Consulting LLC
  • S. Matthew Katz, Managing Director, FdG Associates LP
  • Michael G. Lux, Partner-in-Charge, Crowe Horwath LLP
  • Jon M. Mahan, Managing Director, Stifel Nicolaus Weisel
  • Ryan J. Mitchell, Managing Director, BB&T Capital Markets
  • Anthony J. Norris, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Chad E. Peterson, Managing Dir.--Investments, Victory Park Capital
  • William J. Pulte, Chief Executive Officer, Pulte Capital Partners LLC
  • M. Tatum Pursell, Senior Advisor, Unlimited Horizons Inc.
  • Andreas K. Rothe, Chief Financial Officer, Harsco Infrastructure
  • Peter H. Rothschild, President & CEO, Daroth Capital Advisors LLC
  • Christopher E. Yankowich, President, Masco Bath

Speakers to be added

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Schedule

 

Conference
07:30 - 08:15
08:15 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:45
09:45 - 10:45


10:45 - 11:30
11:30 - 12:30

12:30 - 01:30
01:30 - 02:15

02:15 - 03:15


03:15 - 04:15

4:15

  

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Registration, Networking, & Continental Breakfast

Welcoming Remarks & Audience Introductions

Chairman’s Keynote -- Ira Starr
Panel 1 -- “From the Trenches -- Four Dealmakers Discuss Why They Like the Building Products & Services Sector”
Coffee and Networking Break
Panel 2 -- “From the Trenches -- Four Dealmakers Discuss Why They Like the Home & Commercial Furnishings Sector"
Networking Luncheon

Afternoon Keynote  -- The Parthenon Group
Panel 3 -- “Due Diligence, Deal Structuring, Pricing, & Exits -- Four Top Deal Professionals Explain How They Identify & Navigate the Unique Issues of Building Products & Furnishings Deals”
Panel 4 -- "War Stories -- Perspectives from Four CEOs & CFOs Who Have Been Through the Cycle”

Networking & Adjournment

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Registration

  • Premiere Registration Fee -- save $200 off the standard fee!  Register by Friday, May 17, and the fee for the conference is $1195.
  • After that, the standard fee is $1395 for the conference.
  • At the door, if space is available, the fee is $1495 for the conference.
  • Special group rates -- The Capital Roundtable offers a special discount for 2 or more people.  For more info, please contact Mara Kane mkane@capitalroundtable.com or 212-832-7300 ext 0.

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You can pay by credit card (using the links above) or by check. Mail your check and business card to: New York Business Roundtable Inc., 12 East 44 Street, Penthouse, New York, NY 10017.

If the program is oversubscribed, we will notify you immediately and not charge your credit card.  (If you need to cancel, please do so by Thursday, June 13 at 5:00pm, and we will credit you for a future conference.)


From time to time, for reasons beyond Capital Roundtable's control, program schedules and speakers become subject to change.  We make every effort to announce substantive changes by email to registrants at least 48 hours in advance.

Have a special question?  Please contact Mara Kane at 212-832-7300 ext. 0 or by email at mkane@capitalroundtable.com.

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Location

University Club New York

One West 54th Street

New York, NY 10019

(Jacket and tie required)

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Audio Package

Can't attend but want to hear the program? You can buy the audio package along with the handouts. Purchase the audio package online now.

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Sponsorship

The Capital Roundtable offers excellent marketing and business development opportunities to reach the middle-market private-equity community . For more details, please contact Marti Wheat at 212-832-7300 ext. 103 or by email at mwheat@capitalroundtable.com.

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