B&G Crane Service Acquires the Texas Assets of Ray Anthony International

NEW ORLEANS, LA (June 29, 2011) – B&G Crane Service, LLC (“B&G”), provider of operated and maintained mobile crane services, heavy rigging and specialty hauling services today announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the Texas-based assets of Ray Anthony International, LLC (“RAI”). B&G is a portfolio company of an affiliate of The Sterling Group, L.P. (“Sterling”), a Houston-based private equity investment firm. Headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, B&G has a fleet of over 100 mobile cranes ranging from 6 to 825 tons in capacity and a truck fleet of over 50 vehicles. The company’s crane rental fleet consists primarily of mobile all terrain, hydraulic truck, lattice boom crawler and tough terrain cranes. The specialty hauling …

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Roofing Supply Group LLC, a Portfolio Company of The Sterling Group, Announces Acquisition of Construction Resource, Inc.

DALLAS, TEXAS (April 15, 2011) – Roofing Supply Group, LLC (“RSG”), a national leader in the wholesale distribution of roofing supplies and related materials, today announced that it has acquired Construction Resource, Inc. (“CRI”). Operating throughout Northern California, with locations in Oakland and Sacramento, CRI has established itself as a respected market leader in commercial roofing and waterproofing materials and as a preferred distributor of Firestone roofing materials and CETCO waterproofing over the last two decades. CRI’s success was built on delivering superior customer service to commercial roofing contractors, project owners and architects across the region. “Construction Resource, Inc. has a long-standing reputation as a leading distributor of quality commercial roofing and waterproofing materials in Northern California,” said Mike Farrell, …

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Velcon Filters, LLC, a Portfolio Company of The Sterling Group, Completes Acquisition of Twin Filters B.V.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (March 31, 2011) – Velcon Filters, LLC, a manufacturer of industrial filtration systems, today announced that it has acquired Twin Filters B.V. Velcon is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group and was acquired in 2009 as a platform to execute a buy-and-build strategy. With headquarters in The Netherlands, Twin designs, engineers and manufactures filtration equipment and replacement cartridges for the oil, liquid and air filtration markets in Europe, Asia, North America and other international markets. Wijbrand Schouten, the founding CEO who will remain with Twin in his current role, commented, “Velcon is the clear leader in the jet fuel market, and we are pleased to combine our organizations to continue to deliver top quality products and …

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