Heritage Capital Group Advises Pacific Steel on Sale

22 March 2024

Heritage Capital Group, Inc., an investment banking and financial advisory firm serving middle-market and emerging growth companies in the U.S. and worldwide, is pleased to announce that its client, Pacific Steel (located in Quebec), has been acquired by Varsteel.

Pacific Steel was founded in the 1950s and has built a reputation as a trusted source for both fabricators and construction contractors. The company is a leading distributor of structural steel to large fabricators and service centers in eastern Canada and, for certain products, serves customers in the northeastern U.S. and throughout Canada. The company is a full-range supplier, fabricator, and installer of rebar used in construction markets. Pacific serves its customers using two facilities in Laval, Quebec.

Varsteel is a leading steel and pipe service center and metal processor, with over 800 employees and 32 locations in western Canada and the United States. Headquartered in Lethbridge, Alberta, Varsteel has offered supplies and service to its customers for over 70 years. Varsteel's commitment to quality and reliability with every product ensures its customers' satisfaction.

Joe Antebi, president of Pacific Steel, commented, "Pacific Steel built its reputation through decades of hard work by many dedicated employees. I'm proud of the business we have built and believe that Varsteel is an excellent fit to help our company continue on its growth path." Mr. Antebi continued, "The team at Heritage was with us every step of the way during the transaction. Their advice was invaluable throughout the process."

Gerald Varzari, CEO of Varsteel, commented “We hold Pacific Steel in high regard, and this acquisition signifies a pivotal milestone for Varsteel, catapulting us coast to coast towards enhanced strength and diversification as a leading distributor of structural steel across Canada. Our collaborative experience with the entire Heritage team throughout this transaction has been truly enriching.”

Heritage served as the exclusive financial advisor to Pacific Steel. The deal team included Bert Tenenbaum, Doug Kravet, Stan Baucum, John Pregulman, and JP Allen. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Source: prnewswire.com