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Duff & Phelps Advised Rollease Holdings, Inc. on its Sale to ShoreView Industries

On August 8, 2013, Rollease Holdings, Inc. (“RollEase” or the “Company”), a leading provider of clutch-based operating systems, hardware components and technical fabrics for alternative window coverings, was acquired by ShoreView Industries. RollEase was a portfolio company of Nova Capital Management Limited, a private equity firm headquartered in the U.K. with operations in the U.S. and Canada.

About RollEase

RollEase is the leading designer and manufacturer of clutch-based operating systems and hardware components for alternative window coverings (“AWC”) and is the fastest growing North American distributor of technical AWC fabrics. The Company sells its products to over 1,500 original equipment manufacturers, fabricators, distributors and workrooms around the world that serve both residential and commercial markets. The Company’s products can be found in millions of homes, office buildings, hotels (e.g., Hilton and Marriott) and retail locations (e.g., CVS and Starbucks) throughout the world. RollEase was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

About ShoreView Industries

ShoreView Industries (“ShoreView”), a private equity firm managing $600 million in capital, seeks to invest across a wide range of sectors, but primarily makes investments in middle-market manufacturing, distribution and services businesses with operations in North America. ShoreView typically invests in businesses with revenues ranging between $20 and $300 million. ShoreView is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Transaction Role

Duff & Phelps acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Rollease Holdings, Inc. in connection with its sale to ShoreView Industries.


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