Texas-based Roofing Supply Group acquires Northwestern U.S. distributor of residential and commercial roofing supplies and building materials Intermountain Supply

DALLAS , December 30, 2011 (press release) – Roofing Supply Group, LLC (“RSG”), a national leader in the wholesale distribution of roofing supplies and related materials, today announced that it has acquired Intermountain Supply, Inc. (“IMS”). RSG is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group, L.P.

With locations in Seattle and Spokane, Washington, IMS is a leading distributor of residential and commercial roofing supplies and other building materials in the region. “Founded in 1995, Intermountain Supply has established itself as the leading roofing supply distributor in the state of Washington and throughout the Northwestern US and has an excellent reputation,” said Mike Farrell, President and CEO of RSG. “We had identified Washington as an attractive market for RSG’s entry in 2011, and we are thrilled to partner with the IMS team to extend our footprint into this new geographic region.”

RSG operates a strategic distribution network of 60 branches across 23 states, focused exclusively on residential and commercial roofing products and accessories. The IMS acquisition further strengthens RSG’s geographic position and ability to serve its customer base.

About Roofing Supply Group
Roofing Supply Group, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is one of the largest wholesale distributors of roofing supplies and related materials in the United States. Through its network of 60 branches in 23 states, RSG provides one-step distribution services from roofing product manufacturers to roofing contractors and homebuilders. Each branch carries a complete line of roofing products for residential and commercial roofing, including composition asphalt shingles, underlayment, and associated ancillary products.

About The Sterling Group, L.P.
Founded in 1982, The Sterling Group is a private equity investment firm that targets controlling interests in basic manufacturing, distribution and industrial services companies. Typical enterprise values of these companies range from $100 million to $500 million. Sterling has sponsored the buyout of 41 platform companies and numerous add-on acquisitions for a total transaction value of approximately $9.5 billion. Currently, Sterling has $1.3 billion of committed capital under management through three funds. Current portfolio companies include North American Energy Partners, CST Industries, Roofing Supply Group, Universal Fiber Systems, Velcon Filters, Express, B&G Crane Service, Saxco International, Stackpole International and Liqui-Box.

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