September M&A Roundup: Another Big Month for Deals

Which companies made moves? Our recap chronicles last month’s increased deal volume as consolidation ramps up across distribution verticals.
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The final month of the third quarter proved to be a favorable one for M&A in distribution with nearly 30 deals reported in MDM.

September saw a range of transaction sizes from mom-and-pops trading hands up to Distribution International’s private equity backer Advent International selling the distributor to TopBuild Corp. for $1 billion.

Other notable deals saw Top Distributors like DXP Enterprises, Core & Main, Builders FirstSource, Sonepar, Winsupply, US LBM, and Dakota Supply Group acquire assets.

There were many more notable transactions, of course, and in case you missed anything, here are all the M&A announcements — primarily involving distributors but also manufacturers that sell through the channel — MDM covered during the previous month (click the headline for more details):

Did we miss anything? Please send M&A announcements to editor@mdm.com. We also welcome suggestions for “Behind the Deal,” our occasional series that takes a deep dive into market-shifting moves in wholesale distribution.

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