Janus International’s $168 Million Acquisition of Cornerstone’s Roll-Up Sheet Door Business

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. on the deal, while Kirkland & Ellis advised Janus International Group.

Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CNR) signed its agreement to sell its roll-up sheet door business, DBCI, to Janus International Group, Inc. for $168 million.

Cornerstone is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products for residential and low-rise non-residential buildings in North America.

DBCI is a manufacturer of roll-up sheet doors and related products for both the commercial and self-storage markets.

Janus International Group, Inc. is a global manufacturer and supplier of turn-key self-storage, commercial and industrial building solutions, including: roll-up and swing doors, hallway systems, re-locatable storage units and facility and door automation technologies.

The Debevoise team was led by M&A partners Paul Bird (Picture) and Chris Anthony and included associates Jason Auman, David Becker and James Malmo, finance partner Jeffrey Ross and associates Brett Novick and Alyssa Novoselac, benefits partner J. Michael Snypes Jr. and associate David Deutsch, tax partner Peter Furci and associate Robert Nelson-Sullivan, intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz and associate Emily MacKay, real estate associates Brooke Fodor and Malina Welman, antitrust counsel Kyra Bromley and environmental counsel Stuart Hammer.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Luke Guerra and Aisha Lavinier and included associates Stella Lee, Jessica Bihl, Connor O’Flaherty and Tammy Adereti, debt finance partners Brian Ford and Paul Rezvani and associates Andrew Hurley and Shahryar Rezaie, tax partners Josh McLane and Anne Kim and associate Michael Conroy, technology & IP transactions partner Matthew Lovell and associate Seth Pritchard, environmental transactions partner Stefanie Gitler and associate Matt Swanson, executive compensation partner Rohit Nafday and associates Daniel Rios and Julia Lee, labor and employment partner Michael Schulman and associate Alexander Flynn-Tabloff, employee benefits of counsel Jack Bernstein and associate Caitlin Pyrce, real estate partner Roberto Miceli and associates Alexander Fischler and Hymie Anteby, international trade and national security partner Sanjay Mullick and associate Faith Dibble, antitrust partner Carla A. R. Hine, and paralegal Sherrie Hollinger.

Involved fees earner: Christopher Anthony – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jason Auman – Debevoise & Plimpton; David Becker – Debevoise & Plimpton; Paul Bird – Debevoise & Plimpton; Kyra Bromley – Debevoise & Plimpton; David Deutsch – Debevoise & Plimpton; Brooke Fodor – Debevoise & Plimpton; Peter Furci – Debevoise & Plimpton; Stuart Hammer – Debevoise & Plimpton; Henry Lebowitz – Debevoise & Plimpton; Emily Mackay – Debevoise & Plimpton; James Malmo – Debevoise & Plimpton; Robert Nelson-Sullivan – Debevoise & Plimpton; Brett Novick – Debevoise & Plimpton; Alyssa Novoselac – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jeffrey Ross – Debevoise & Plimpton; Michael Snypes Jr. – Debevoise & Plimpton; Malina Welman – Debevoise & Plimpton; Tammy Adereti – Kirkland & Ellis; Hymie Anteby – Kirkland & Ellis; Jack Bernstein – Kirkland & Ellis; Jessica Bihl – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Conroy – Kirkland & Ellis; Faith Dibble – Kirkland & Ellis; Alexander Fischler – Kirkland & Ellis; Alexander Flynn-Tabloff – Kirkland & Ellis; Brian Ford – Kirkland & Ellis; Stefanie Gitler – Kirkland & Ellis; Luke Guerra – Kirkland & Ellis; Carla Hine – Kirkland & Ellis; Andrew Hurley – Kirkland & Ellis; Anne Kim – Kirkland & Ellis; Aisha Lavinier – Kirkland & Ellis; Julia Lee – Kirkland & Ellis; Stella Lee – Kirkland & Ellis; Matthew Lovell – Kirkland & Ellis; Josh McLane – Kirkland & Ellis; Roberto Miceli – Kirkland & Ellis; Sanjay Mullick – Kirkland & Ellis; Rohit Nafday – Kirkland & Ellis; Connor O’Flaherty – Kirkland & Ellis; Seth Pritchard – Kirkland & Ellis; Caitlin Pyrce – Kirkland & Ellis; Shahryar Rezaie – Kirkland & Ellis; Paul Rezvani – Kirkland & Ellis; Daniel Rios – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Schulman – Kirkland & Ellis; Matt Swanson – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Debevoise & Plimpton; Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Cornerstone Building Brands; Janus International Group;

Author: Martina Bellini