Saturday, 25 April 2015
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Dec 20 2006 | 11:25am ET
The Carlyle Group will pay $1 billion for roofing product manufacturer ElkCorp, the first step in its plan to create a leading roofing materials maker.
Under the terms of the deal, which still must be approved by ElkCorp shareholders, Carlyle will pay $38 per share and assume about $173 million in debt. Separately, the Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm struck a partnership agreement with Hood Cos., planning to merge ElkCorp into Hood subsidiary Atlas Roofing Corp., though the deal for ElkCorp is not contingent on completing an agreement with Atlas.
“We are eager to work with Carlyle to grow our business and see the combination with Atlas as a tremendous opportunity to expand both companies,” ElkCorp CEO Thomas Karol said.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…