White Cap’s Acquisition of Ram Tool Construction Supply Company

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP represented Ram Tool Construction Supply Co., LLC in the definitive agreement to be acquired by White Cap Supply Holdings, LLC. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised White Cap Supply Holdings.

Birmingham’s Ram Tool Construction Supply has been acquired by White Cap Supply Holdings, a firm with more than 400 branches across the U.S. and Canada.

The combined business will be led by White Cap CEO John Stegeman and President Alan Sollenberger. Ram Tool President Page Naftel will join White Cap as chief sales officer. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Founded in 1967, Ram Tool is a service company for buyers of construction supplies who value getting the job done efficiently.

White Cap is a leading North American distributor of specialty concrete and construction accessory, safety, and building products.

The Nelson Mullins deal team representing Ram Tool on the acquisition included Lorie Mason (Picture), Chip Gray, Caroline Dailey, Katelyn Fredericks, and Michael Hollingworth. Also assisting with the deal included Paul Cox (Tax), Sue Stoffer (Benefits), and Carrie Hanger (Antitrust).

The Debevoise team was led by M&A partners Christopher Anthony and Paul Bird and included associates Erik Andrén, Aleena Aspervil, Robert Geren and Tiancheng (TC) Huang and law clerk Dillon Roach, benefits partner Jonathan Lewis and law clerk Matthew Trudeau, tax partner Erin Cleary and associate David Rock, intellectual property partner Henry Lebowitz, real estate partner Nicole Levin Mesard and associates Alexander Djaha and Isaac Stern and law clerk Matthew Mrozek, antitrust counsel Kyra Bromley, and environmental counsel Stuart Hammer.

Involved fees earner: Erik Andrén – Debevoise & Plimpton; Christopher Anthony – Debevoise & Plimpton; Aleena Aspervil – Debevoise & Plimpton; Paul Bird – Debevoise & Plimpton; Kyra Bromley – Debevoise & Plimpton; Erin Cleary – Debevoise & Plimpton; Alexander Djaha – Debevoise & Plimpton; Robert Geren – Debevoise & Plimpton; Stuart Hammer – Debevoise & Plimpton; Tiancheng Huang – Debevoise & Plimpton; Henry Lebowitz – Debevoise & Plimpton; Nicole Levin Mesard – Debevoise & Plimpton; Jonathan Lewis – Debevoise & Plimpton; David Rock – Debevoise & Plimpton; Isaac Stern – Debevoise & Plimpton; Paul Cox – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Caroline Dailey – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Katelyn Fredericks – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Chip Gray – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Carrie Hanger – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Michael Hollingsworth – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Lorie Mason – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP; Susan Stoffer – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP;

Law Firms: Debevoise & Plimpton; Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP;

Clients: Ram Tool Construction Supply Company; White Cap Supply Holdings;

Sonia Carcano

Author: Sonia Carcano