Ridgemont Equity Partners
Cook & Boardman Acquires Door Pro Systems
May 2, 2018
Adds Houston to Texas Footprint and Becomes Largest Commercial Door and Hardware Distributor in the State
Winston-Salem, NC (May 2, 2018) – The Cook & Boardman Group (“Cook & Boardman”), a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners, today announced the acquisition of Door Pro Systems, a leading commercial door, hardware and access control products distributor based in Houston, Texas. Cook & Boardman has completed six acquisitions under Ridgemont’s ownership and two acquisitions within Texas, making Cook & Boardman the largest distributor in the state. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“Texas has a vibrant economy and is home to several of our country’s fastest growing markets,” said Darrin Anderson, CEO of Cook & Boardman. “Cook & Boardman acquired Dallas-based RDL Supply in 2015 and the addition of Door Pro Systems will add Houston to the Cook & Boardman footprint. Ken Hajduk and John St. Germain, the founders of Door Pro Systems, have built a tremendous company with an excellent reputation in the Texas commercial construction market. Together with the Door Pro Systems team, we will build upon this great foundation and better serve contractors across the entire state.”
“Door Pro Systems has always been committed to the ideals of quality, customer service, and, above all, innovation in the commercial door frame business,” said Ken Hajduk, CEO of Door Pro Systems. “Joining Cook & Boardman offers our team the unique opportunity to continue pursuing these ideals while expanding our offering to include more products and services to a broader geography.”
About Cook & Boardman Group
Cook & Boardman is a leading specialty distributor of commercial metal and wood doors, door frames, door hardware, and related products, including access control devices and specialty products.
About Ridgemont Equity Partners
Ridgemont Equity Partners is a Charlotte-based middle market buyout and growth equity investor. Since 1993, the principals of Ridgemont have invested over $5 billion. The firm focuses on equity investments up to $250 million and utilizes a proven, industry-focused investment approach and repeatable value creation strategies. Ridgemont’s most recent flagship fund, REP III, was formed in 2018 and has $1.65B of committed capital.