Odyssey Investment Partners Acquires Pexco

NEW YORK, August 15, 2012 - Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC announced today that it has acquired Pexco, LLC, a leading supplier of custom extruded plastic products, from Saw Mill Capital LLC. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Pexco is a leading player in the custom extrusion market, focused on industrial, commercial and medical applications. The Company designs, manufactures and assembles a broad array of products that serve the needs of customers in multiple end markets. Additionally, Pexco provides a variety of complementary, value-added services such as design, prototyping, die building, sub assembly and supply chain management. This inclusive approach has allowed the Company to develop long-term relationships with an attractive customer base. Pexco has a low-cost, vertically integrated platform with ten production facilities located throughout North America that allow the Company to efficiently delivery its products.

Craig Staub, Managing Principal of Odyssey, said, “Pexco is an extremely well positioned company within the custom segment of the extrusion sector and operates in attractive end markets. We believe Pexco is an excellent platform for expansion through organic growth and strategic add-on acquisitions. We are excited to partner with Pexco’s outstanding management team, and we expect to build Pexco into a global leader in the niche extrusion industry.”

The entire Pexco management team, including Chief Executive Officer Neil Shillingford, Chief Financial Officer Dennis Fink, and Chief Operating Officer Sam Patel, have invested in the transaction alongside Odyssey and will continue to lead the company.

Mr. Shillingford said, “We are very pleased to combine Pexco’s experience with Odyssey’s understanding of our industry and end markets. Our customers have come to depend on Pexco as a one-stop supplier of their customized plastic components and for outstanding service. I am confident that with Odyssey’s support we will expand on these capabilities for the benefit of our core end markets in North America and around the world.”

About Pexco
Pexco is a North American leader in the design and fabrication of custom extruded plastics products. It provides standard and specialty parts and components to manufacturers and end-users for a broad range of custom applications, including the aerospace, retail, traffic safety, medical, lighting and fence industries, amongst others

About Odyssey Investment Partners
Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is a leading middle-market private equity firm with approximately $2.5 billion under management. Odyssey Investment Partners primarily makes control investments typically in established middle-market companies in a variety of industries. For further information about Odyssey Investment Partners, please visit www.odysseyinvestment.com. The firm can be reached in New York at 280 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 or (212) 351-7900; and in California at 21650 Oxnard Street, Woodland Hills, CA 91367 or (818) 737-1111.

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