Case Study

Anvil International, LLC
Diversified Industrials; Distribution; Business Services
Anvil International, LLC is a global designer, manufacturer and provider of high-quality products that connect and support piping systems. The Company provides the most complete suite of multi-product solutions with more than 25,000 SKUs, including branded fittings, couplings, seismic bracing, struts, pipe shields and valves for U.S. and global businesses across the industrial, mechanical, fire protection, mining and energy industries. Anvil offers its products through a curated portfolio of highly regarded brands that include AFCON, JBS, Anvil-Strut, SprinkFLEX, SPF/Anvil, Catawissa, Gruvlok, Beck, Merit, FlexHead, Basic-PSA, North Alabama Pipe, Anvil EPS and Megawatt. The Company’s fully integrated operating platform provides best-in-class service, coast-to-coast distribution and a dynamic sourcing and manufacturing model with an unmatched offering of connection and support solutions.
Exeter, NH
One Equity Partners
Transaction Type:
Sellside Advisory


BlackArch was retained by One Equity Partners to serve as its financial advisor.

BlackArch's Customized Solution

BlackArch leveraged its deep industrial sector and services business model expertise to achieve a superior outcome for management and the shareholders.


Tailwind Capital has acquired Anvil International from One Equity Partners and will merge the Company with Smith-Cooper International. The Company integrates highly strategic domestic manufacturing, international sourcing and broad distribution channels to create the leading North American platform for mission critical connection and support solutions. The combined entity will provide a world-class offering for its customer base through its unmatched breadth of products and best-in-class service. Anvil management will continue to grow the business and remain an integral part of the shareholder group during the Company’s next phase of growth. The transaction continues BlackArch’s strong presence in the diversified industrials, distribution and business services sectors and is representative of the firm’s focus on providing unique M&A advisory services to market-leading growth businesses.